The son of Alberta’s longest-serving premier would become the father of Reform in the latter half of the 1980s. Chasing his vision for a new Canada, Preston Manning led what was widely seen as a rough and tumble crew to Ottawa and, within two federal elections, into the seats of official opposition. He retired from Parliament in 2002 to found the Manning Centre for Building Democracy, where he remains president and CEO today.
20 Questions with Georges St. Pierre. He may make a living using his two hands, but don’t for a second think there isn’t a brain behind that brawn. Whether it’s the science of dinosaurs, a fondness for philosophers or an appreciation for the great Martin Luther King, Jr., the man known as GSP offers up more than a right hand or a submission hold.
Alberta's official Opposition Leader is most widely known for bringing about a right-wing alternative to challenge the Tory dynasty. But you may not know the MLA representing Highwood also has a fondness for sitcoms, rom-coms and was no schoolhouse slouch in Grade 2.