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Former Wildrose leader beaten by political rookie for PC nomination

In the weeks leading up to the PC nomination race in southern Alberta riding of Highwood, all eyes were on former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith. 325 more words

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'The princess' of Alberta politics leaves public life behind after PC nomination defeat

Danielle Smith walked slowly to the podium Saturday evening. Minutes earlier, PC party officials told her she lost the nomination race for Highwood — her riding — to a relatively unknown opponent. 1,124 more words

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Braid: The PCs wave a cheery goodbye to Smith and her baggage

“Now she goes out the door and takes all the baggage with her,” one senior PC said shortly after Danielle Smith’s defeat in the Highwood PC nomination. 881 more words

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Danielle Smith toppled in PC nomination race, no regrets about floor-crossing

Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith, once the darling of Alberta’s political right who nearly toppled the Tory dynasty three years ago, lost the PC nomination race in her riding of Highwood on Saturday. 819 more words

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Brave New World and Ontario's Sex Education Curriculum

When I was around 13 years old, I read Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World for the first time. I have found myself thinking about it quite a lot lately, what with all the news headlines and opinions surrounding the liberal sex education plan. 1,525 more words

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Why do progressives see conservative views as unworthy or worse, evil?

I am sick and tired of all conservatives being lumped into one category by progressives who feel their world and political views are the only ones that are acceptable. 453 more words

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McNaughton staffer arrested for alleged threats against Elliott campaign

TORONTO – A spokesman for Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Monte McNaughton says a staffer has been arrested for allegedly threatening messages sent to a rival’s campaign. 91 more words