ANALYSIS: When does an ‘I love Canadian oil & gas’ shirt become political?

Do you love Canada? Because you should love its oil and gas — or so some people are saying during this election campaign. A bumper sticker-style shirt promoting Canada’s oil and gas sector has become an early flashpoint in the…

Canada election Day 2: Party leaders dive into campaigning in B.C., Alberta, Ontario

With that new-campaign-bus smell still fresh, federal party leaders are heading out for Day 2 of the 43rd general election. The excitement had been palpable Wednesday with all parties eager to get going on convincing Canadians their path is the…

UCP MLAs to campaign for Andrew Scheer, federal Conservatives outside Alberta

Fresh off a victory in Alberta’s provincial election, several United Conservative Party MLAs and cabinet ministers are getting set to return to the campaign trail — this time, stumping for Andrew Scheer and the Conservative Party of Canada. A number…

Ahead of federal election, Alberta group wants more women talking about politics

A group with roots in the oil and gas industry is encouraging women to talk about politics this fall, even if they hold widely different views. Story continues below The non-profit organization, called Canada Powered by Women, registered as a…

Anti-federal Liberal billboards in Edmonton purchased by Saskatchewan group

Billboards have gone up in Edmonton, Calgary and Regina discouraging people from voting for local Liberal Members of Parliament. The signs say: “send Trudeau a message. Vote out Amarjeet Sohi.” Similar ones name Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault and Minister…