Category Politics

The great license plate debate: Kiss from a rose

 “Be the change that you wish to see in the world” -Ghandi In a show of good sportsmanship, rather than shoving legislation down our throats with its overwhelming majority, the Progressive Conservative Party is holding a province wide vote to determine which new license plate design is to be implemented. The designs themselves are as […]

Fecal breakfast fixation: Get to know Thomas Lukaszuk

This morning, Thomas Lukaszuk has announced he will be running for leadership of Alberta’s Progressive Conservative Party. In an age of sound bites, cliff notes, and $3 teen burgers, it can be difficult to get to know candidates in an election. So, here’s some handy factoids that you can trot out at parties and funerals […]

Justin Trudeau’s turn to conservatism

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says all candidates running for nomination to represent the Liberal Party in 2015 will have to support the party’s pro-choice position, but that the same rule does not apply to sitting MPs.   “I have made it clear that future candidates need to be completely understanding that they will be expected to vote […]

Rare cryptid Alisonus Redfordia spotted in Palm Springs

Rare political cryptid Alisonus Redfordia has been spotted dining in Palm Springs, California. Once common to Alberta, Alisonus Redfordia was last seen on March 19th where she, along with 86 other exotic animals, spent much of her time in an ornate Edmonton sanctuary. Like other species of its genus, Alisonus Redfordia is migratory. It finds […]

Galleria pedway to be powered by Geishas, monkeys

City council has stalled on the $1 billion Galleria project in a bid to find more funding partners. They need sources willing to share the $30 million expense for a pedway leading from Churchill station to a proposed arts venue leased by the University of Alberta. The leasing of the space is contingent on the […]

Gay-straight alliance motion voted down: PCs hope to refill the lake of fire

Legislature has voted down motion 503. It was a non-binding resolution that mandates schools support students who want to organize and lead gay-straight alliances. All present NDP and Liberal MLAs present voted in favour of the motion, while all Wildrose members and the majority of PCs voted against. The official reason given by education minister […]

Progressive Conservatives in debt: Party president blames a thieving wizard

The once obscenely wealthy Progressive Conservative party has fallen on hard times. A shocking annual financial statement has revealed that as of 2013 the party was nearly $1 million in debt. To point, a recently leaked email revealed that a telephone campaign to curry donation actually lost more money than it made. This is in […]