ICYMI: News From Progress Alberta

Public Funding of Private Schools Across Canada

Five provinces in Canada publicly subsidize private schools: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Quebec.

GUEST POST: Living in a small town scandal amplified by Jason Kenney

Winses.jpgMy name is Christa Winsnes. I am a farmer who lives and works near Ryley, Alberta and I never thought I’d be writing a guest post for Progress Alberta. We don’t agree on much but people need to know what Jason Kenney has done to my small town.

Five Big Reasons to Keep Edmonton's Drainage Public

Why we filed two complaints with the National NewsMedia Council

As promised we sent our Postmedia Petition to Lorne Motley, the vice president of editorial for western Canada for Postmedia. 

To the Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission - Let Us Use the Best Data

The Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission is starting its important work in just a few weeks. 

Good news story: Christian school gets Gay Straight Alliance only because Bill 10 exists

Progressives need to celebrate their victories. Here's a story to put a smile on your face. 

The five most hilarious, deranged things conservatives said in 2016

On my desktop I keep a folder named Batshit Conservative Stuff. I can't help but screencap stuff the wacky things I see on social media and put it in that folder.

Calgary Herald editorial snips out huge factual error with no real disclosure

Unsigned editorials are a quirky holdover from the history of newspapers. 

Calgary Sun columnist Rick Bell torches his credibility, stands by massive error

Rick Bell of the Calgary Sun wrote a column on Friday, December 16 where Bell along with Brian Jean and Brad Wall construct a false narrative to smear Rachel Notley to advance their political objectives.

Brian Jean misused taxpayer resources to start a new conservative political party

In Wildrose Party leader Brian Jean's year end interview with the CBC Jean mentions a potential re-brand of the Wildrose Party (which itself underwent a name change in 2011 when it dropped Alliance from its name).