Wildrose Alliance party leader, Paul Hinman's victory in a byelection last week could be the sign of a new era in Alberta provincial politics. The Calgary-Glendale seat is the far right Wildrose Alliance's first ever, and has pundits speculating that the party is gaining in popularity.
In November of 2006 a one Ted Haggard was outed by a male prostitute whom Haggard apparently frequented. So the man was gay. Big deal, right? Well, not for Haggard, who at the time was the leader of the not-so-much-with-the-friendliness-towards-gays National Association of Evangelicals, an umbrella organization for evangelical denominations in the U.
The thought of the world running out of oil seems distant, almost absurd to most, especially when we look at the tremendous amount of wealth it has brought nations across the globe, notably Canada's own province of Alberta. However, the recent takeover of Petro-Canada by Suncor Energy Inc.