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No, Alberta won't be thrown into chaos if government changes, former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith says

Alberta won’t be thrown into “chaos” if voters choose a new government in the next election, Danielle Smith says.

Despite a 44-year Tory dynasty, the MLA and former Wildrose leader said she is “not the least bit concerned” about the impact that changing government could have on the province. 452 more words


Proud To Be Canadian

In 1970 I was born into a country called Canada.  My original province is Alberta, but I’ve lived in Newfoundland and now Saskatchewan.  I love my country.   1,247 more words


Canada's Fair Elections Act: Deliberately Devolving Democracy

Elected in May 2011 with 39.6% of the vote[1] and, accounting for the 38.9% of eligible Canadian voters who did not cast their ballots, 4,560 more words


Language-rights activist Robert Libman becomes Conservative candidate for Mount Royal

Robert Libman is back and he’s upset the establishment again.

Twenty five years after rocking the provincial Liberals, Libman on Sunday took a giant step toward resuming a political career, this time in Ottawa, when he bagged the Conservative nomination in the riding of Mount Royal after an intense race. 508 more words

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The Debaters

IWUZ watching Alberta’s political party leader’s debate last week and I agree with the consensus; Rachel Notley won.

But Jim Prentice got it exactly right: we can’t keep doing things the way we have been in the past; we need less arrogance and more integrity in government, and we need a plan. 735 more words


Ecclectica: A Retro Throw Back

For those that have followed my winding writing career, they may recall a short-lived e-letter I published in the ealry 2000’s that covered general thoughts, politics, current events, and some short writings. 1,152 more words

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