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Quiet legislature return for former Alberta premier Alison Redford

Former scandal-scarred Alberta premier Alison Redford was immortalized on the walls of the legislature Thursday morning by two staffers who rolled up with no notice, hung her portrait in seconds, checked the levels, and left. 639 more words

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Call made for next Alberta Tory boss to have 'Tory values'

Alberta Progressive Conservative MLA Richard Starke won’t say if he believes leadership race rules will spike a bid by MP Jason Kenney to dissolve the party as part of a merger with the Wildrose. 618 more words

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Voters head to the polls for Scarborough-Rouge River byelection on Sept. 1

TORONTO – Premier Kathleen Wynne has called an Ontario byelection Sept. 1 for the Toronto riding of Scarborough-Rouge River, but she did not schedule a vote for the vacant Ottawa-Vanier riding. 568 more words

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Alberta farm worker WCB claims more than double since Bill 6

The number of claims made by Alberta farm workers to the Workers’ Compensation Board have more than doubled since the province’s farm safety legislation – Bill 6 – was put into place. 802 more words

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Weak PC financials should be sign to Tories not to ignore unity pitch, says Kenney

Progressive Conservative leadership hopeful Jason Kenney says dismal Tory fundraising numbers are a “wake-up call” for PCs, while Wildrose Leader Brian Jean says his own party’s haul of cash is a sign of its ongoing health. 577 more words

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Rachel Notley says Jason Kenney ‘out of touch with most Albertans’

Premier Rachel Notley took a swipe at Jason Kenney’s plan to unite Alberta’s right while at the Premier’s Stampede Breakfast in Calgary on Monday.

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Manitoba RCMP reviewing permit denial for Steinbach's pride march

The RCMP say they will re-assess a decision to decline a permit for the first ever gay pride march planned in Steinbach, Man.

Other parades and events have closed down streets in Steinbach, a city of 14,000 people 65 kilometres southeast of Winnipeg. 512 more words

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