Alberta politics are currently in flux as increasing numbers of people work towards creating a new provincial party – one that can serve as a united, principled, and competent alternative to the...Read More
Despite all the changes that have occurred in science, medicine, technology and culture, political discourse and most interpretations of political developments in Canada are stuck in the old left-...Read More
In a previous column I described a potential solution to a well-known problem in Canada — the fact that government employees tend to be paid far more than people doing similar work in the business...Read More
There are two rules of thumb in Canada when it comes to government employee compensation.
First, government employees tend to make significantly more than people doing similar work in...Read More
Since the discovery of oil in Leduc in 1947, it has been in the federal government’s electoral interest to give less to, or take more from, Western Canada.
The region’s relatively small...Read More
When the people of the United Kingdom voted last June on whether or not to exit the European Union, London, the capital city, was surprised by the result. While the vote in London itself was 60...Read More
Recent research by public affairs firm Edelman shows trust among Canadians towards the government has dropped from 53 per cent to 43 per cent over the last year alone.
While it’s...Read More
To assume that the underlying public concerns fuelling populist uprisings in Europe, Brexit in Britain and the Trump phenomenon in the United States do not exist in Canada would be a big mistake...Read More
Later this year, grassroots members of Alberta’s Wildrose and Progressive Conservative parties will likely be asked to approve a memorandum of understanding uniting the two parties under one...Read More