Montreal Simon: Is Andrew Scheer Canada’s Milo Yiannopoulos?

In my last post I looked at how the creepy social conservative Andrew Scheer was accusing the Trudeau Liberals of "intolerance," for refusing to accept his nomination of Rachael Harder as chair of the Committee on the Status of Women.Claiming that he was surprised and shocked that Harder's candidacy was rejected just because she doesn't accept ...

Montreal Simon: Andrew Scheer and the Con War On Women

From the moment he was named Con leader, Andrew Scheer has been building an inner circle of religious fanatics like this country has never seen before.Almost half the members of his so-called "shadow government" are social conservatives who are strongly anti-abortion.And his choice of a candidate to replace Rona Ambrose tells you all you need ...

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Mid-week Alberta Politics Roundup

Photo: Kent Hehr with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Calgary Stampede in July 2017. (Photo from Kent Hehr’s Facebook Page) It has been a busy week for me, so without the time to write a full column-type post, here is a quick summary of what I have been watching in Alberta politics over the ...

daveberta.ca - Alberta Politics: Rookie and retiring Conservatives criticize “no show” Southern Alberta MP

Candidates running for office usually reserve their harshest criticism for their political opponents, but in southern Alberta a rookie Conservative candidate and retiring Member of Parliament are turning on one Conservative MP running for re-election.

daveberta.ca - Alberta Politics: 10 Conservative candidates in Alberta endorsed by radical anti-abortion group

Nearly one-third of federal Conservative candidates running in Alberta ridings have been endorsed by the controversial Campaign Life Coalition for their opposition to women’s reproductive rights, according to a report from Press Progress.