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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


Alberta PC MLA Manmeet Bhullar killed in highway crash

EDMONTON — Progressive Conservative MLA Manmeet Bhullar was killed in a car crash Monday afternoon, after stopping to help a motorist who rolled into the median. 626 more words


Canadian coal association names former Alberta environment minister as new president

A former Alberta environment minister is the new president of the Coal Association of Canada, but Robin Campbell will be restricted from lobbying the provincial government on its climate change strategy until next spring. 569 more words


Justin Trudeau's Dad and Me

In Donald Brittain’s powerful 1978 television documentary The Champions, about the lifelong battle for Canada’s destiny between Pierre Trudeau and René Lévesque, there is a shot of Trudeau being interviewed in the midst of the 1968 Liberal leadership convention. 1,149 more words

PQ boycotts lieutenant-governor's swearing-in ceremony

QUEBEC — In the end, it was a rather small affair.

The Queen’s 29th representative to Quebec, J. Michel Doyon, was discreetly sworn into office Thursday afternoon. 317 more words


Alberta Progressive Conservatives spent big, lost big in provincial election

Edmonton’s Progressive Conservative candidates vastly outspent their political rivals in last spring’s provincial election while getting swept out of the Alberta capital by the NDP, new documents show. 557 more words

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'Honeymoon may be over for Premier Notley;' poll shows NDP approval dropping

EDMONTON – Love for the NDP may be slipping in Alberta, according to a new poll.

The Mainstreet/Postmedia poll released on Thursday found the Wildrose party’s approval rating has jumped ahead of the NDP. 218 more words