Tag: Ted Morton

  • “Adorable! Cute as a button. A good left hook, you really gotta love him”

    The most Twitter followers AND a theme song? John Ivison is right – this race is over. It’s no “Ted Morton is the Man“, but The Justin Trudeau Song is kind of catchy.

  • Did the left blow it in Alberta?

    Even though the end result was a Stephen Harper majority government, the NDP took a giant leap forward last May. In one election, the party may very well have taken the first step in killing off Canada’s natural governing party, positioning the Dippers to one day form government. Although last Monday’s Alberta election was a […]

  • Alberta Votes Live Blog

    6 pm (mountain time!):┬áThe much anticipated downtown Toronto Alberta election night party is ready to roll: the Alberta flag has been proudly hung, the Big Rock beers have been opened, and I’m sportin’ a Supportin’ Morton button.┬áPolls are still open for another two hours, but the room is already full with a dozen ex-Albertans – […]

  • Sixth Annual Politicians in Cowboy Hats

    For a brief history of Stampede fashion, you can read the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 round-ups. Although Rick Hansen served as Stampede Parade Grand Marshal, all eyes were on Will and Kate this year. I do find it somewhat perplexing how many of the same people who lambasted Ignatieff for his time outside […]

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Alberta Politics, or, "What the @$#! is going on in Alberta?"

    Like an oil reserve, Alberta politics tends to lie dormant for thousands of years, only to gush to the surface without warning. And when it does, it’s usually messy. Like the last two weeks. For those of you lucky enough to not follow Alberta politics, it must have all seemed rather perplexing. A caucus coup […]

  • Fifth Annual Politicians in Cowboy Hats

    For a brief history of Stampede fashion, you can read the 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 round-ups. You never quite now what you’ll get at the Stampede. The boy from Calgary became a national laughing stock when he mistook the Stampede for a Village People convention in 2005. And the geeky Liberal pushing the carbon […]

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