Local Opinions - Red Deer Advocate
If anyone enjoys the cut and thrust of partisan debate, it would be two former Wildrose MLAs from Central Alberta, Joe Anglin and Kerry Towle.
Anglin has been regarded as sort of a lone wolf for some time now, so it’s fitting that if he could not sit as a member of the Wildrose Party for which he was first elected, he would sit as an independent. READ
Back in the day, as they say, when we were raising children and paying our mortgage, I might have liked Stephen Harper’s plan for family income splitting and the Universal Child Care Benefit. Not really thinking too hard about things, I might have even voted for it, and the Conservatives who have floated this plan. But I wonder if it would have got me ahead in the world. READ
The four Alberta byelections on Monday were a major win for now-elected Premier Jim Prentice. Prentice now also has both an elected education minister and health minister — and a mandate to continue the Progressive Conservative Party dynasty in this province. The byelection results were a loss for the Opposition Wildrose Party. READ