"Springtime in Alberta" is one of my favourite Ian Tyson songs and it's proving to be somewhat prescient in light of the current election campaign.
Just like spring time in Alberta
Warm sunny days endless skies of blue
Then without a warning
Another winter storm comes raging through
Published Apr. 23, 2015, in the Waterloo Region Record.
Over the last several months, Ontario teachers have been negotiating new collective agreements with their school boards and in some cases, with the Ontario government.
Earlier this week, Danielle Smith failed to win the PC nomination in her riding and the knives were out. Some commentators and politicians mentioned how "Albertans have spoken" or how "Albertans" didn't like her floor-crossing behaviour and punished her accordingly.