For more than 20 years, a politician from Alberta has held the leading position on one side or the other in the House of Commons. That unbroken spell will come to a halt when the federal Conservatives pick a permanent successor to Stephen Harper in May.
This formal, four-course dinner will be presented in a unique atmosphere with informative and enlightening keynote speakers including; Her Honour, the Honourable Lois Mitchell, CM, AOE, LLD Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, as well as, Brigadier-General S.C. Hetherington, OMM, MSC, CD, Commander, 3rd Canadian Division.
Uniforms, artefacts, photos and weapons will be displayed. War diaries of soldiers from Units in 3rd Canadian Division as well as letters written just before battle will be read, bringing the battle, a century past, into the present. Guests will also enjoy music performed by the Loyal Edmonton Regiment Band.
The controversy over whether Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland's grandfather was a Nazi collaborator says a little about her. It says more about the West's current fascination with Russian disinformation.
The basic facts about Michael Chomiak's activities during the Second World War are now well known.
Depending on how one looks at it, former prime minister Kim Campbell is either the last federal minister to have tried to recriminalize abortion in Canada or the first to have conceded that the federal government had to leave women free to choose whether to carry a pregnancy to term.
Crime is rising across our province. In 2015 alone, it went up 18 per cent across Alberta, including a 12 per cent rise in violent crimes.
And now trials of accused criminals are being stayed because of mismanagement and a lack of resources in our courts.