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Thomson: Notley and the NDP have the ear of Albertans

If you haven’t seen NDP Leader Rachel Notley during this election campaign, just give it a minute. You will.

Odds are her ambitious pan-Alberta travel itinerary — to demonstrate she really is running to be premier, not just leader of an Edmonton-based official Opposition — will bring her to your town, city, community, or neighbourhood. 807 more words


On Jes Odam's lesson and how a government scandal was uncovered

In this fast-changing era of journalism, when Tweeting or Facebooking some inane comment passes for reporting, and when hard-pressed media companies cut resources in search of a black-ink bottom line, Jes Odam’s legacy may be difficult to remember. 1,064 more words


Henry: With early campaign polls, the 'Why' is more interesting than the 'What'

With any research project, in addition to measuring public “opinions” it is valuable to measure attitudes. These are deeper sentiments than just opinions about topics of the day. 476 more words


The child care conundrum, Part 3: Who will pay and how much for universal day care?

Lindsay McGinn’s child care costs were reasonable. She paid $23 a day for her daughter Amina to be in a subsidized day care space in Ottawa. 1,901 more words

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The child care conundrum Part 2: What's government really spending?

More than two years ago, Jayant Gupta worked the cost of day care for one child into his family budget. Then he and his wife found out they were having twins. 2,737 more words

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Afghan President was set to visit Ottawa but Canadian government backed away from the plan, says report

A series of diplomatic sources say Afghanistan’s newly-elected president, Ashraf Ghani, was prepared to stop in Canada following his recent trip to Washington, but the Canadian government quietly backed away from the plan before it was finalized, the… 626 more words

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Brown: The wolf, the sheepdog and the Alberta election

Remember that old cartoon featuring Ralph E. Wolf and Sam Sheepdog? They started each morning with a cheerful greeting. But when the whistle blew and the workday started, their competitive work assignments kicked in. 749 more words