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Orange crushed: How the balance of power swung back to the political right in the 2019 Alberta election

By Jason Herring, April 25 2019 — With the dust settled and ballots counted from the 2019 Alberta election, Rachel Notley’s New Democratic Party goes down in history with an unenviable distinction — being the only party in Alberta’s history to fail to win a second term of government.  The April 16 election ended with a hefty majority for Premier-elect Jason…

Party discipline just as much a problem in Alberta politics

The UCP’s proposal won’t help. By Derek Baker, February 27 2019 — Canadian governments are plagued by strict party discipline and leader-dominated election campaigns. Backbenchers rarely vote out of party lines. When they’re allowed to, it’s apparently a big deal — ‘the party will allow this to be a free/conscious vote’ plasters headlines whenever it occurs.  Likewise, the provincial level is also…

U of C acquires research park from province

By Jason Herring, November 21 2018 — The Government of Alberta has transferred ownership of the University Research Park to the University of Calgary, the province announced on Nov. 15. The transfer comprises 76 acres of land and three buildings at the University Research Park, located next to the Brentwood CTrain Station, north of the U…

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