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Pro-abortion Alberta premier resigns amidst spending scandals

by Thaddeus Baklinski EDMONTON, Alberta, March 20, 2014 ( – Amidst spending scandals and a caucus revolt centering on her leadership, Alison Redford announced last night that she is stepping down as Alberta premier effective Sunday. Redford is a strong advocate of legal abortion and same-sex “marriage.”…

Alberta Premier Reveals Pro-Drunk Platform

4 years agoSports : Deadspin

Alison Redford, the premier of Alberta, announced that bars will be allowed to serve alcohol at 5:00 a.m. Sunday for Canada's gold medal matchup against Sweden, thus allowing fans to watch the national game the way it was intended: loaded and listening to Bush's "Machinehead" on repeat on the jukebox. Read more...

Alberta Premier Alison Redford sets new precedent by leading Calgary ‘pride’ parade

by Thaddeus Baklinski CALGARY, September 6, 2013 ( - Premier Alison Redford became the first Alberta premier to march in a gay pride parade when she acted as grand marshal for the Calgary homosexual event on Sunday. "I was extremely honoured to be the first Premier of Alberta to march in the Calgary…

Cameron Fenton: Proud "Mom" Christy Clark is Busy Throwing Away Our Future

Dear Christy Clark: After I heard about the announcement that you and Alberta Premier Alison Redford would be jointly working to transform B.C. into a corridor for oil, coal, and fracked natural gas exports I was angry. I did what IShow More Summary

The 2013 Alberta flood: I am puzzled, as usual

In researching tomorrow’s Sun column, I came across a number of photographs of Alberta Premier Alison Redford, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper touring my flooded hometown.  A question arose: why is Harper wearing a military flight jacket? Is such a thing allowed?  Was he channeling Dubya (again)? Anyway, I remain [...]

How Redford Can Walk the Walk, Part 2

This is the second post in a three-part series. For Part 1, Parsing Redford's Little Black Lies, click here. As Alberta Premier Alison Redford tries her best to hoodwink American politicians into believing Alberta is leading the way on climate change, it’s worth considering where the problems lie and how they might be addressed. Show More Summary

Parsing Redford’s Little Black Lies, Part 1

This is the first post in a three-part series. For Part 2, How Redford Can Walk the Walk, click here. Within weeks of becoming Alberta’s first female premier in October 2011, Alison Redford realized that the tired old propaganda about...Show More Summary

Parsing Redford’s Little Black Lies, Part 1

Within weeks of becoming Alberta’s first female premier in October 2011, Alison Redford realized that the tired old propaganda about jobs and Canada’s reputation as a safe and friendly supplier of oil weren’t helping in the battle over...Show More Summary

Does Gary Doer Know Canada Buys $780 Million in Crude Oil from Hugo Chavez Every Year?

Yesterday, Gary Doer, Canada's Ambassador to the United States, made headlines when he stated that: "If you ask the question: Do you want your oil from (Venezuelan President) Hugo Chavez or (Alberta Premier) Alison Redford, I think I...Show More Summary

Redford in the red

Ezra finds it unbelievable that Alberta Premier Alison Redford can’t balance the province’s budget. This report aired on The Source January 25 2013....

The fight over oil is now a fight about Confederation

Alberta Premier Alison Redford is unimpressed. Redford said such an arrangement would be a...

Greenpeace Clean Energy Billboard Rejected by Pattison

Greenpeace Rejected Billboard.png After a Plains Midstream Canada pipeline spilled between 160,000 and 480,000 liters of oil into Jackson Creek near the Red Deer River in Alberta this month, premier Alison Redford called the incident...Show More Summary

Alberta Premier Alison Redford Will Be First to Address Edmonton's Pride Parade

6 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

LGBT advocates in Ablerta, Canada are thrilled that Progressive Conservative Alison Redford will be the first sitting Alberta premier to address Edmonton's Pride Parade on June 9, the Edmonton Journal reports: “It’s quite significant,” said Colleen Sutherland, co-chair of the...

Big Politics Big Paycheques

Alberta MLAs, and Premier Alison Redford, are already the highest paid in Canada, should they give themselves another raise? Ezra Levant speaks to Joan Crockatt. This segment aired on The Source May 3 2012....

Some positive messaging from Christy Clark in BC – but that name change…

I wrote earlier this week about some lessons I hoped BC Liberal Premier Christy Clark would take from the experience of Alberta PCPremier Alison Redford, who was able to win election and beat back a threat on her right by moving to the centre and appealing to progressive voters. Show More Summary

The Undertaker - Alberta Premier Alison Redford will inter a PC party that should have been buried years ago

Monday is a once-in-a-lifetime election in Alberta — literally. You’d have to be 63 to be old enough to have voted in the last Alberta election that the PCs didn’t win. In this space I have made the case...

It’s getting nasty in Alberta

Well, that didn’t take long. After Alberta Premier Alison Redford promised a few days ago to run a positive campaign, this tweet from one of her staffers regarding Redford’s chief political opponent Danielle Smith from the Wildrose Party, Amanda Wilkie … Continue reading ?

In today’s Sun: Ottawa is the enemy

VANCOUVER – When you are two or three time zones away from Ottawa — as B.C. Premier Christy Clark and Alberta Premier Alison Redford are most days — it is easy to dismiss the place. From this distance, Ottawa isn’t just insular and puffed up with its own importance. When you are thousands of kilometres away, [...]

Banana drama

From The Source, Dec. 21, 2011: Danielle Smith from the Wildrose Party presents the pro-Canada, pro-oilsands position to oppose Alberta Premier Alison Redford's weak stance....

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