Journalist and political analyst Paul McLoughlin returns to CSAE, bringing his insights about the current Alberta political situation and how government makes its policy decisions.
Paul McLoughlin has been a keen observer and analyst of Alberta politics since 1983 when he became a member of the Alberta Legislature Press Gallery. In 1993 he formed Word of Mouth Communications which publishes Alberta Scan, a weekly newsletter about Alberta politics. Alberta Scan is read by a broad cross section of federal, provincial and local politicians and bureaucrats, by industry associations, by media outlets and others looking for current, in depth political information. Paul is an active broadcaster. He can be heard Thursday mornings on CBC Radio in both Calgary and Edmonton talking about Alberta politics. He was a panelist on Fair Comment. As well, he hosted Dialogue on Education on the ACCESS network and Alberta Matters, a monthly show about Alberta politics on PBS Spokane. CBC Alberta hired Paul as a resource person for its radio and television reporters and producers for the duration of the 1997, 2001, 2004 and 2008 provincial elections.He has made speeches and presentations on Alberta politics to a wide variety of groups. Paul McLoughlin, Word of Mouth Communications.