Joan Crockatt

Senate Scandal Resignations Show Tory Ethics Solid

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Alberta

Calgary Centre MP Joan Crockatt hasn't exactly been a darling of the Alberta political scene since her narrow byelection win last year. But a coupl...

WATCH: Conservative MP Thanks Liberal Stars For Getting Her Elected

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

Recently elected Calgary Centre MP Joan Crockatt confirmed to Parliament what many pundits observed after she won her riding -- that it wasn't so much...

Calgary Centre - The Race That Wasn't Supposed To Be

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.27.2012 | Canada Alberta

By all accounts, the contest at Calgary Centre should've been a sleeper event, a coronation of sorts - an election where the outcome was but a certain...

Conservative Candidate Joan Crockatt Claims Narrow Byelection Win In Calgary

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - It shouldn't be news that the Conservatives have won a federal byelection in Calgary Centre — but Joan Crockatt made this one interesting.I...

Calgary Centre Byelection Heats Up On Twitter

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Alberta

Discussions of Calgary Centre's byelection heated up on Twitter as the results neared. This is the first time since 1968 that there are candidates who...

Who's Going To Win Calgary Centre?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

Constituents of Calgary Centre are getting ready to head to the byelection polls today to choose a new MP, and at this point there is no clear favouri...

All Eyes On Calgary Centre

CBC | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Alberta

Byelections can be attention-getting because they're seen as bellwethers, or can be humdrum affairs with low voter turnout because they can't generate...

Hot Water Washes Over Calgary Centre Byelection

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - There's something strange going on in Calgary — people are actually talking about a federal byelection coming up Monday in a downtown ridi...

#CBCPorn: CBC Funding Discussion Takes A Turn

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada Alberta

A Calgary Centre Tory candidate's comments at a Saturday forum resulted in the hashtag #CBCporn trending on Twitter. While answering a question abo...

Where's Calgary Centre's Tory Canadidate?

CBC | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada Alberta

Some candidates in the Calgary Centre byelection say the absence of the Conservative candidate is starting to be noticed. Three of the to...

Things Heating Up In Calgary Centre

CBC | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

With a federal byelection two weeks away, Calgary Centre candidates are scrambling to capture the attention of voters. Mudslinging and ex...

Dismal B.C. Voter Turnout In Various Races

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

B.C. Liberal party director Mike McDonald made an interesting point on Sunday. Not one to miss an opportunity for a partisan shot given the nature of his political post, McDonald tweeted: "Shocked at low NDP turnout in Fairview. Huge media, high profile candidates, less than 400 voted. NDP support not deep." Despite the dig, McDonald is on to something. But what he's on to isn't pretty and regrettably it ails all political parties in B.C.