Alberta Politics: Dispatches from the front lines of Alberta politics: Jason Kenney reveals his nasty streak … again

My, my, Jason Kenney’s vow to become the new Mr. Congeniality of Confederation sure didn’t last very long, did it? Twitterists are having fun comparing the Alberta Opposition leader’s response to a gentle jab by Premier Rachel Notley in the Alberta Legislature Tuesday afternoon with what he had to say about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ...

Alberta Politics: Happy New Year! It wouldn’t be New Year’s Eve without AlbertaPolitics.ca’s Top Ten political predictions for 2018

PHOTOS: Will U.S. spear hunters like this guy still be able to come to Alberta after 2018? Your blogger predicts they’ll have to find ursine victims elsewhere. (Photo: Youtube screengrab, grabbed by the CBC and re-grabbed by me.) Below: Demonstrators on Cambie Street in Vancouver protest against the Kinder Morgan Pipeline expansion in November. (Photo: ...

Alberta Politics: Alberta premier’s quietly capable chief of staff, John Heaney, returns to his family and law practice in B.C.

PHOTOS: John Heaney last spring at the Alberta Legislature. Below: Mr. Heaney’s predecessor as Premier Rachel Notley’s chief of staff, Brian Topp, and his successor, Nathan Rotman (Photo: Twitter). The departure of the low-key and highly capable John Heaney as Premier Rachel Notley’s chief of staff will not necessarily become a problem for Alberta’s New ...

Cowichan Conversations: BC NDP Has Just A Short time To Recalibrate And Drop Their Pro Fracking — Pro LNG Positioning

Independent Political Blogger Listen to former BC NDP Premier Mike Harcourt speak common sense on the Site C Dam and the need to diversify and focus on alternative energy options. The BC NDP’s Read more…

The Canadian Progressive: Canadian law experts applaud Tsleil-Waututh Nation snub of Kinder Morgan pipeline

Several Canadian law experts released this statement applauding the Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s snub of Kinder Morgan pipeline and tanker expansion proposal The post Canadian law experts applaud Tsleil-Waututh Nation snub of Kinder Morgan pipeline appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Cowichan Conversations: Why Is This BC Election So Low Key This Time Around?

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger   Maroc called this morning to chat about the election that is rumoured to be underway. He was amazed how few signs were out and how it seems surreal in its lack of urgency or spark! What has changed? Well grass roots activism within the political parties is far less than it ...