Patrick LaMontagne

Death According to an Editorial Cartoonist

Yes, it's morbid that from time to time, I make my living from a product that is derived from someone's death. When someone of note, whether political or cultural, is close to death or has died, I often feel like a vulture, sitting on a fencepost, waiting to take advantage of the situation. It's not a great feeling. And it's very difficult to be genuine and not come across as maudlin.

So Much To Thank For

Peter Lougheed, the former Albertan Premier who left an unprecedented mark on the province and country, died on Thursday. Known for his political accomplishments, his list of achievements certainly d...

Peter Lougheed Dead At 84: Former Alberta Premier Was A Titan

The former Alberta premier and Tory leader was, unequivocally, a titan. He was an Edmonton Eskimos alumni, with a masters degree from Harvard, and with the kind of family and political pedigree the likes of which you don't see in the public arena any more. But never mind that. Lougheed was a politician who redefined a province, who empowered Western Canada, who laid the foundation and turned Alberta from a rural bread basket into the engine that today fuels one of the world's most stable economies.

'We Got Albertans To Think As Canadians'

Peter Lougheed, the former Albertan Premier who established a political dynasty, died on Thursday, and was remembered for being a larger-than-life politician. The former premier died from natural cau...

'Thanks For Everything, Mr. Alberta'

He was known as "Mr. Alberta." The last true statesman. A worthy "adversary" for Pierre Trudeau during the former prime minister's era. Peter Lougheed, former Alberta Premier died in hospital on Thurs...