Debating the Secret Agents of Change

Decades ago I was on my high school debating team. Back then education was about learning to think for yourself. Not anymore. The NDP and ATA have decided that students should become “agents of change”. Children will be taught what change is needed and...

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Today’s decision by FCA on the Trans Mountain expansion is disappointing. The federal government must now choose whether to re-do the consultation process with Indigenous stakeholders (and have the NEB reconsider the impact on marine shipping) or file an appeal...

Is the Carbon Tax Partnership Over?

“We took action to stop Ottawa from imposing their plan on Albertans and we worked with industry to keep the keys to our economy out of the hands of the feds.” -Rachel Notley, Aug 1, 2018 I have no idea what action on carbon taxes the Premier is talking...

The Poll that Matters is in 2019

Taken individually today’s Mainstreet poll is unremarkable. The Conservatives are leading the NDP by 20 points. What is amazing is how flat the polls have been for 3 full years now. Six months after the last election, the air went out the tires of the NDP and...

The Basics of UCP Nominations

I am running to for the UCP Nomination in Sherwood Park. A nomination is the process that a political party uses to choose a candidate. If I win the nomination I will be the UCP candidate for the constituency of Sherwood Park in the 2019 Alberta provincial election....

The NDP and Equivalencies

A few days ago I tweeted about speed limits on the Sherwood Park freeway. Part of the freeway is legally provincial highway 100, but there are no signs indicating this. On my website and social media I referred to the unsigned highway as “secret”. The NDP...