Many years ago, when I was a young management consultant based in Edmonton, I didn’t believe that a few people at the top could substantially influence, for better or for worse, the ethics and...Read More
Conflict between B.C. Premier Christy Clark and Alberta Premier Alison Redford over the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline to the West Coast is not in the long-range interests of either province...Read More
How Ernestine showed me the road to reconciliation Preston Manning, Globe and Mail, June 30, 2015
Her name was Ernestine Gibot, the daughter of a Metis trapper and a Chipewyan mother, and...Read More
How to efficiently and fairly meet the future electricity needs of Alberta’s rapidly growing population and economy. This is a major challenge facing the province and was the subject of a recent...Read More
Last week’s parliamentary debate on whether to have a committee examine the issue of when life begins illustrates the need to reframe how we in Canada approach “beginning of life” issues.
Lincoln, Steven Spielberg’s new film, tells the story of a dramatic period in the life of Abraham Lincoln near the end of the American Civil War. It is the period between Lincoln’s re-election to...Read More
If Toronto Mayor Rob Ford were a premier, he would be out of office.
Why would he be out of office? Because at the provincial and federal levels of government in Canada, we have what is...Read More
Albertans mourn the passing of one of Canada's most accomplished public figures, Peter Lougheed - a man who moved during his own lifetime beyond the status of politician to that of statesman. Our...Read More
For many years I have advocated “redesigning Parliament” in a variety of ways – elect the Senate, do away with the “confidence convention,” permit freer voting, strengthen the role of back...Read More
I simply can’t believe it that you’re “gone”; in fact, I don’t believe it.
Not sure you’ve seen all the media coverage last week, but it has been spectacular and 99%...Read More