Skip to content
Mark Lisac

Mark Lisac

Mark Lisac watches the political scene for Alberta Prime Times. He's been providing insights in a monthly column since 2016.

Recent Work by Mark

An alternative way of thinking comes to the Legislature

An alternative way of thinking comes to the Legislature

Alternative thinking on the rise with the ascent of Danielle Smith as UCP leader and Premier.
Everything old is new again--with a difference

Everything old is new again--with a difference

What happens in Canadian politics often matters to people, but what we see is often irrelevant.
Unanswered questions for the UCP government

Unanswered questions for the UCP government

The Alberta government is commissioning a consultant’s review of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unanswered questions for the UCP government

Unanswered questions for the UCP government

The Alberta government is commissioning a consultant’s review of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
What does it mean to be a Conservative these days?

What does it mean to be a Conservative these days?

Conservative? Come out, come out, wherever you are..
The challenges of replacing a leader

The challenges of replacing a leader

Whether provincial or federal, in power or in opposition, choosing a party leader is tricky business.
Opinion: Kenney not quite gone, not quite forgotten

Opinion: Kenney not quite gone, not quite forgotten

Who are the candidates that may take the helm of the UCP once Kenney is gone?
Opinion: If past predicts future, Kenney's time is just about up.

Opinion: If past predicts future, Kenney's time is just about up.

Is time up for Premier Jason Kenney? Past conservative party patterns would indicate yes, says political watcher.
Kenney's UCP leadership on the chopping block?

Kenney's UCP leadership on the chopping block?

Opinion: Our political watcher examines the possible fallout after this weekend's April leadership review.
Kenney's UCP leadership on the chopping block?

Kenney's UCP leadership on the chopping block?

What's to become of Kenney? Our political watcher examines the possible fallout after the early April leadership review.