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Sherman resigns as Liberal leader, says he's "lived a lifetime in politics already"

Liberal Leader Raj Sherman, the outspoken Edmonton emergency room doctor who took over the party three years ago and saw it slip behind the Wildrose as Alberta’s official Opposition party, is stepping down immediately. 784 more words

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Raj Sherman won't seek re-election; Doug Griffiths resigns

EDMONTON – Monday was a busy day in Alberta politics, with several announcements, including that PC MLA Doug Griffiths has resigned and Liberal leader Raj Sherman won’t run again. 471 more words

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Opposition concerned as Alberta government ponders asset sales

The cash-strapped Alberta government is looking again at sales of land and buildings, but Premier Jim Prentice is downplaying the possibility of asset sales generating enough revenue to fill the gaping holes in the provincial budget. 479 more words

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Alberta looks to partner with other provinces on climate change initiative

Environment Minister Kyle Fawcett says Alberta must form partnerships with other provinces as part of its new climate change strategy and he isn’t ruling out new agreements on carbon trading across borders. 509 more words

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Marsden: Liberals should be Alberta's official Opposition (with poll)

You have to wonder if the ragtag bunch of Wildrose MLAs are any more credible than those who picked up their paycheques and decided to join Premier Jim Prentice. 590 more words

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Wildrose to remain Alberta's Official Opposition, speaker rules

WATCH: After a week of research, speaker Gene Zwozdesky decided the Wildrose will keep Official Opposition status. Tom Vernon reports.

EDMONTON – Speaker of the Legislature Gene Zwozdesky decided Tuesday that the Wildrose party will remain the province’s Official Opposition. 370 more words

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Alberta Liberals struggle for traction among voters

The Alberta Liberals are pulling out all stops to be designated the official opposition in the hope it will turn around the party’s fortunes.

Although two of the five remaining Liberal MLAs have announced they’re quitting provincial politics to run in the next federal election, the Liberals are making a desperate pitch for official opposition status. 643 more words

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