Gender surgery hardly a lark – By Bill Kaufmann

Heather Edwards is a disposable Albertan, or so the province’s natural ruling politicians must believe.

Like a chump-change phone number, she’s been de-listed in the great surge of so-called common sense coming down from on high.

When the Nanton transsexual was in the legislature gallery last month to watch the Tory caucus do its worst yet again, she said they chuckled at the thought she and her colleagues would fight for a medical necessity freshly denied them.