Later today at a public celebration on the legislature grounds, Alberta’s new NDP government will be sworn in. With a large number of inexperienced MLAs elected, many are suggesting that the NDP doesn’t have a strong group for cabinet. The announcement earlier this week that the cabinet would only have 12 people, including Notley, served as proof to these people that the caucus was week.
I’ve been spending some time since May 5th looking at the makeup of the caucus and I didn’t find that to be the case at all. There may be a few holes, like in energy, (Read more…)
Just frickin’ lovely! Here’s Ezra Levant with Brian Topp’s resumé:
Can things get any worse for Alberta and Canada? You bet they can.
Ezra Levant provides some interesting background and parses her election night speech: A 51 year-old politician wears a Che Guevara wristwatch? Good grief!Ezra’s Financial Post column today: Albertans wanted a broom, not a hammer and sickle
Ezra Levant has the answer:
There were two things on my TV agenda last night : the season première of Deadliest Catch, and the Alberta election. Flipping back and forth on commercial breaks, once the news that an NDP majority was being called by media, … Continue reading →