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Alberta PC boss Ric McIver back in house after yelling and shouting gets him kicked out

EDMONTON – Alberta Progressive Conservative Leader Ric McIver returned to the legislature Tuesday without having to apologize for the insubordination that got him kicked out in the first place. 593 more words

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Independent MLA Chuck Porter defects to the Liberals

MLA Chuck Porter is joining the Nova Scotia Liberal Party, after sitting as an independent MLA since June 2014.

Porter left the Progressive Conservatives after a… 335 more words

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Hello Sweetheart...Get Me Val Sears

Hello, sweetheart. Yeah, get me rewrite will you? One of the giants has fallen, Val Sears, a newspaper legend out of a time of newspaper legends. 980 more words

"Flurry" of provincial government announcements before blackout

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba provincial government has committed hundreds of millions of dollars and made dozens of announcements since November’s Throne Speech.

The NDP promises include a new highway bypass in south Winnipeg, 12,000 new daycare spaces across the province and the possibility of relocating the railyards to a location outside of the city. 188 more words

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Early "Black Friday"

The cover of the pamphlet shown above speaks to an earlier – and, frankly, to a more logically negative – meaning associated with the term “Black Friday” than is typical in 2015. 460 more words

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State memorial service for MLA Manmeet Bhullar to be held Sunday

EDMONTON – A funeral for the Alberta MLA killed Monday after he pulled over on Highway II to help another driver has been set for Sunday morning. 89 more words

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'I will miss him so much': Condolences pour in following death of Alberta MLA Manmeet Bhullar

EDMONTON — Condolences began pouring in Monday night after Alberta PC MLA Manmeet Bhullar was killed in a highway crash earlier in the day.

His family released a statement Monday night, saying Bhullar left them doing something he loved – helping someone else. 1,502 more words

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