Rex Murphy: Dumping on Alberta in its own backyard

What an odd thing it is for the New Democratic Party to hold its national convention in Edmonton this weekend, since Alberta, as all Canada knows, is facing dire economic times due to the slump in its oil industry. And yet, before the convention even began, the party’s current leader, Tom Mulcair, announced quite enthusiastically that, should his party adopt a policy of “leaving fossil fuels in the ground,” he, as a CBC headline put it, “will do everything” to keep them there.

h/t OJ