EISEN, LAFLEUR: Notley’s NDP government is showing too much of Rob Rae’s spending mentality and not enough of Roy Romanow’s fiscal restraint
DOWBIGGIN: What is even more disturbing is the incestuous relationship between the left and vast tracts of the legacy media
TAUBE: Can Ryan ride the new populist, nationalist and anti-establishment wave that’s sweeping through western democracies – from a socialist perspective?
TAUBE: Obama’s legacy may be end up being that there really wasn’t a legacy at all
LAFLEUR: Aside from the approval of two crucial pipeline projects, Alberta didn’t have much to celebrate in 2016
LAFLEUR, EISEN: The Notley government’s decision to undermine Alberta’s tax advantage by increasing tax rates has harmed the province’s growth prospects
MURPHY: The best assessment of Castro came from his daughter Alina who, when told he was a dictator, replied: “Strictly speaking, Fidel is a tyrant”
TAUBE: No matter who wrote the statement, the prime minister’s name is on it, effectively ending his political honeymoon