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Alberta's Wildrose party pledges to cap tuition hikes, forgive some student loans

Alberta’s opposition party is pledging to be cap increases to post-secondary tuition and fees, be more forgiving of students loans and increase the number of skilled trades workers in the province. 183 more words

Calgary

Someone should tell Jim Prentice it isn't 1983 anymore

Jim Prentice is correct about one thing: large, well-financed, professionally staffed (read elitist) leadership campaigns have been buying membership for potential voters for decades. But most of us thought it had reached its peak, or low point, thirty years ago when Brian Mulroney challenged Joe Clark for the federal Progressive Conservative leadership in 1983. 556 more words

Alison Redford

Alberta finance minister vows opposition will not 'bully' him from office

WATCH: Doug Horner says he has done nothing wrong, and will not step aside. But as Tom Vernon reports, that’s not stopping the opposition for calling for his job. 175 more words

Politics

Is it too late to save the Alberta PCs from themselves and their culture of entitlement?

Back in June I commented in this space about how I had dutifully renewed my Alberta PC membership, as I occasionally do with several provincial and federal parties, for the express purpose of casting a ballot in the September leadership vote. 549 more words

Alberta

Bread, Circuses and the Great Alberta Plate Debate

Poor Premier Hancock. Remember him. He tried to pull off the “bread and circuses” gambit—and kicked over a hornet’s nest.

The phrase “bread and circuses” was coined the Romans. 746 more words

Politics And Government