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New Brunswick voters head to the polls in provincial election

WATCH: The vote has become a de facto referendum on the controversial issue of hydraulic fracturing. As Ross Lord reports residents are faced with a difficult decision, supporting a government in favour of fracking or the parties that oppose it. 800 more words


Danielle Smith - is she irritable or just irritating?

I confess I am not a Danielle Smith fan.  Candidly, it has nothing to with the Wildrose – I did some phone calling for Mark Dyrholm during their leadership campaign.  245 more words


My open letter to Jim Prentice about the state of the PC Party

Dear Jim,

Can I call you Jim? I feel like you’re the kind of guy that would want me to call you Jim.

I don’t know if you remember me. 1,632 more words


CHMA speaks with Memramcook-Tantramar MLA Candidates

Boardwalk contacted the four candidates running for the provincial legislative seat to represent residents of the Memramcook-Tantramar riding. Progressive Conservative candidate Mike Olscamp, NDP candidate Helene Boudreau, and Green Party candidate Megan Mitton agreed to meet and talk about the issues and policies that figure prominently in their electoral campaigns. 114 more words

The Fall From Grace

When he swept to power in 2010, David Alward was incredibly popular, winning a majority. Well liked in the community from which he hailed, and respected province-wide; Alward has seemingly fallen from grace with New Brunswickers. 652 more words

Lukaszuk defends $20,000 data roaming charges

WATCH ABOVE: Alberta PC leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk spent the day explaining a stunningly large cell phone bill. Fletcher Kent has the story.

EDMONTON – Alberta premier candidate Thomas Lukaszuk is defending racking up $20,000 in telephone expenses during an overseas trip. 370 more words


The Gargoyle: Jean Charest lauds appointment of former chief of staff to new Clerk of the Privy Council

Former federal Tory leader and Quebec premier Jean Charest is lauding the appointment of his former chief of staff as Canada’s next top bureaucrat.

Janice Charette was named Canada’s new Clerk of the Privy Council on Wednesday by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and becomes only the second female clerk in Canadian history. 266 more words