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Yedlin: Oilpatch waiting to exhale

Hockey season may be over, but Rachel Notley completed a hat trick in the span of a week.

The premier named three respected individuals to serve as stewards of initiatives identified as priorities for her government. 845 more words

Energy

Kelly McParland: Good cholesterol is when governments spend. Bad cholesterol is when you do.

As if we didn’t already have enough problems, Canada seems to be suffering a severe case of financial schizophrenia. Every few weeks, like clockwork, someone at the Bank of Canada or Finance Department is trundled out to warn us all we’re borrowing ourselves into the poorhouse. 739 more words

Kathleen Wynne

Graham Thomson: Alberta, hot on spending, prepares to borrow, baby, borrow.

David Dodge, the former governor of the Bank of Canada, has probably never thought of himself as a gun for hire.

But that’s what he is — at least for the purposes of Alberta’s new NDP government. 685 more words

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Thomson: Albertans, get ready for more borrowing

David Dodge, the former governor of the Bank of Canada, has probably never thought of himself as a gun for hire.

But that’s what he is — at least for the purposes of Alberta’s new NDP government. 655 more words

Calgary

Former Bank of Canada governor to review Alberta's capital needs

EDMONTON — Alberta’s NDP government has recruited top gun financial adviser David Dodge to help it draft a multi-year plan to build roads, schools and hospitals. 688 more words

Politics

Notley hires former Bank of Canada governor to help with capital plan

WATCH ABOVE: The NDP government has been tasked to build a capital plan with less money in the bank. As provincial affairs reporter Tom Vernon explains, the premier has enlisted some high profile help. 122 more words

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My favourite opening sentence

A novel’s first sentence should indeed be an opening line, a doorway into the rest of the book.  Ideally it should be such an inviting portal that the reader can barely resist entering, which means it’s a tricky task for most authors.   109 more words

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