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Letter: When times get tough, Wall jumps ship

Donald Neuls of Coppersands writes:

There have been many comparisons between Brad Wall and Grant Devine over the years. Most notably, how each of them managed to rack up mounds of debt, paying out favours of party friends and supporters, while maintaining a primary target on privatization. 282 more words

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Craig: The ups and downs of city charters

The Alberta government recently proposed giving Calgary and Edmonton more powers — changes that have been articulated in new, draft city charters for the two cities. 629 more words

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Opinion: If city charters allow deficits, who will clean up the mess?

The Alberta government recently proposed giving Calgary and Edmonton more powers – changes that have been articulated in new, draft “city charters“for the two cities. 630 more words

Columnists

Graham Thomson: Fildebrandt wants a second chance he wasn't willing to give other 'flawed' politicians

You have to wonder what MLA Derek Fildebrandt thinks of recall legislation now.

You have to wonder how he’d react if he was on the receiving end of a legislatively approved movement to have him fired. 695 more words

Politics

Canadian Taxpayers Federation launching "Stop High Energy Bills" billboard campaign in London

A new billboard campaign is being launched in London on Monday, aimed at convincing the government to repeal the carbon tax.

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation will unveil their “ 256 more words

Canada

Derek Fildebrandt taking leave of absence as UCP finance critic amid Airbnb controversy

Derek Fildebrandt is taking a leave of absence as finance critic for the United Conservative Party.

In an e-mailed statement on Thursday, Fildebrandt said: “I am scheduled to leave for a family vacation out of province tomorrow and will be taking a leave of absence from my finance duties effective today.” 156 more words

Canada

Derek Fildebrandt Airbnb scandal reaction: Greg Clark says Albertans are ‘right to be upset’

An Alberta politician is calling for a review of MLA expenses after learning United Conservative Party (UCP) MLA Derek Fildebrandt had advertised his downtown Edmonton apartment, which was subsidized by taxpayers, on Airbnb. 964 more words

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