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The Alberta election was apocalyptic and British Columbia is always busy being crazy. Read about all the politics and news.

Top 7 Jobs Danielle Smith Could Still Do

There was some big news out of Alberta this evening-- ex-Wildrose leader Danielle Smith has lost a nomination battle in the riding of Highwood. Smith was hoping to enter the Alberta legislature under the Progre...

Taber, Alberta Outlaws Yelling, Spitting, and Swearing

Stop the presses! Just kidding. Print media is dead. Alberta, a “have-ish” province, is suffering from a budgetary crisis, a Premier who has smelt it but hath not dealt it, and a traumatic loss of provincial...

Selinger Remains Manitoba NDP Leader

After a very close leadership convention with a final vote of 759 to 726, the Manitoba NDP elected to keep party leader Greg Selinger rather than chief opponent, former cabinet minister, and current MLA for Sei...

RCMP Says Redford Off the Hook

Last Friday was a good day to be former Premier of Alberta Alison Redford. Why, you ask? Was she jet setting and taking in the Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand? Vacationing on the Mayan Riviera du...

Prentice Put In Pickle Pondering Provincial Sales Tax

It’s been a strange few months for Canadians at the pump; drivers might have wondered whether a group of hoodlum kids swiped the “1” from its position in the front of gas prices. Since the fall, Canada has seen...

Wild Ride to Wildrose Leadership

Wildrose, the party that "almost" broke the unbroken stranglehold that the Progressive Conservatives have held in the Alberta's Legislative Assembly since 1971, is gearing up for a leadership election come June...

Nanaimo’s Marijuana Trade Diversifies Echronomy

For better or worse, Canada has all its eggs in one oily basket. These days, that’s not going so well. Forecasts suggest that oil jobs are drying up faster than your girlfriend when you fart. Folks, it’s ugly o...

Danielle Smith and the Wildrose “Victory”

The wonderful thing about politics is that everyone always wins. Consider Danielle Smith, the Leader of Alberta’s Wildrose Party. Last month she left her party and joined her former enemies, the Progressive Con...