Unless you’ve been living under a rock in the province of Alberta, you’ll know that there have been some interesting recent developments in our political landscape. I’m not going to go over a history of those developments, but you’d do best to read Dave Cournoyer’s coverage of the movement, such as it is. From my […]
Ah, the Leaky Deathship – or as it is more commonly referred to, The Gateway. Both Adam and I are former contributors to the University of Alberta’s very own student newspaper; I was an avid contributor and delivered papers around campus for a year, Adam had the slightly less respected position of Editor-in-Chief. Now, many […]
An event of political significance is taking place this weekend, about half-way in between Alberta’s two largest urban centres — and I’m not talking about Blackfalds. This Friday will mark the first ever “Reboot Alberta” meeting in Red Deer.
In this week’s episode, Scott and I sat down with Dave Cournoyer and Duncan Wojtaszek to discuss “the deal” with Canadian politics. What is it that keeps voters away from the polls? Why is there such a disconnect between voters and politicians? Is there any hope for the electoral and governance systems in Alberta and […]