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Saskatchewan Party founder, veteran MLA Bill Boyd retiring

Veteran Saskatchewan MLA Bill Boyd says he’s retiring from public life and resigning his seat in Kindersley, effective Sept. 1.

Boyd said in a statement issued by the… 224 more words

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Hamilton police investigating Ontario PC nomination battle

Hamilton police are investigating a Progressive Conservative nomination meeting marred by allegations of ballot box stuffing.

Ben Levitt won the Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas nomination meeting in May, but it was challenged by two would-be candidates. 179 more words

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Charges against political organizer Alan Hallman stayed

The lawyer for Alan Hallman says an assault charge against the longtime Calgary political organizer has been stayed.

Hallman was slated to stand trial at the end of August over allegations revolving around a scuffle at the Progressive Conservative leadership convention in March. 165 more words

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Is Dignity on the Ballot?

As a recovering politician, I’m often ribbed about the lack of dignity in politics. Being a lawyer has conditioned me. To get ahead of all this, I’m often the first one to share jokes at a party… 1,374 more words

Jason Kenney and Brian Jean response to anti-gay comments 'cowardly': Rachel Notley

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has called out the leaders of the Wildrose and Progressive Conservative parties over what she sees as their failure to stand up against anti-gay comments directed at a Wildrose staff member who attended Pride events in Edmonton on the weekend. 332 more words

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Kenney speaks to party faithful about unity plans

Jason Kenney says he’s concerned by what drove the surge of support for the Labour party in Thursday’s British election and he sees some parallels with what happened in Alberta in the 2015 provincial vote that brought the NDP to power. 557 more words

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Fildebrandt wants floor-crossers barred from seeking nomination in United Conservative Party

A prominent Wildrose MLA is backing a call to block former MLAs who crossed the floor in 2014 from being candidates in a new United Conservative Party, but Progressive Conservative Leader Jason Kenney has condemned the idea as undemocratic. 604 more words

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