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Gormley: Don't lock up Notley; defeat her

Rachel Notley’s NDP government in Alberta has been a political disaster.

So unpopular are this premier and her inept, ideological government that Ms. Notley might expect to be met with talk of a one term government every time she heads outside for a breath of fresh air. 637 more words

Politics

Funding uncertainty continues to plague Calgary's Green Line LRT

As city bureaucrats continue to study how the Green Line will travel through the Beltline, the councillor championing the lengthy light rail transit line said he’s worried about project delays amid funding uncertainty. 357 more words

Local News

Saskatchewan auditor urges long-term plan to tackle crowded jails

REGINA — Saskatchewan’s provincial auditor says the Ministry of Justice needs a long-term plan to address crowding in jails.

Judy Ferguson says in her latest report that Saskatchewan’s adult prisoner population has grown by 51 per cent since 2006 — mainly due to a 104 per cent increase in the number of inmates on remand awaiting trial or sentencing. 459 more words

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'How do we live together?': Don Iveson and Naheed Nenshi talk about building strong communities at library speaker series

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi agreed Wednesday that building strong communities starts by ensuring all people have the opportunity to contribute. 301 more words

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Archivist Squibs Mercier, 92, honoured by The Ottawa Kennel Club

Squibs Mercier was going to skip The Ottawa Kennel Club’s annual pot luck dinner this week to watch Coronation Street.

After some debate, Mercier thought better of it. 443 more words

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Green light for controversial high-rise disappoints Chinatown residents

Terry Wong speaks for many in the Chinatown community when he says he feels disappointed and dejected.

Late Tuesday, after hearing from an array of passionate citizens, Calgary’s elected officials… 415 more words

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'Evidence not politics': Committee recommends ending Ottawa veto on pipelines

CALGARY – Federal politicians should not be able to veto National Energy Board decisions on pipelines, a Senate interim report on pipeline infrastructure recommended Wednesday. 686 more words

Energy