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Do Election Results Support “Unite the Right”?

The motivation to “unite the right” is driven by the perfectly understandable desire by conservatives to limit the NDP to one term.

But let’s look at the assumption that uniting the parties would turf the NDP. 649 more words

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All three campaign offices open in Whitby-Oshawa byelection

WHITBY, Ont. – Candidates in the Whitby-Oshawa provincial byelection have opened their campaign offices.

Progressive Conservative candidate Lorne Coe, Liberal candidate Elizabeth Roy and NDP candidate Niki Lundquist all held events at their offices Saturday, alongside bigwigs from the respective parties. 111 more words

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TIMELINE: A look at Deborah Drever's time in office

CALGARY – Deborah Drever of Calgary won a seat for the NDP in last spring’s Alberta election. Just over two weeks later, she was suspended from caucus when her past social media gaffes surfaced. 453 more words

Canada

Latest nosedive in oil prices could expedite rebound, says premier

The latest nosedive in world oil prices could actually stimulate a rebound in the longer term, says Premier Rachel Notley.

Notley said the dramatic drop in prices — oil fell Monday to US$34.53 per barrel for the first time since 2009, before closing the day at $36.31 — could prompt the reduction of supply necessary to boost crude prices back into a higher range in the future. 768 more words

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Martin concedes part of Scud Stud article wrong

CALGARY – A writer who penned a column critical of Arthur Kent during an Alberta election campaign acknowledged during testimony Monday that a paragraph in his article was not true. 533 more words

Canada

Brian Pallister, the Coach

“People deserve the kind of government that reflects their own values.”

When it comes to values and how they define a person, Brian Pallister sets teamwork above all else.

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Liberals end 12 years of Conservative rule in Newfoundland and Labrador

CORNER BROOK, N.L. – The Liberals earned a hefty majority win in Monday’s provincial election in Newfoundland and Labrador, ending 12 years of Progressive Conservative rule with a low-key campaign that tapped into voters’ desire for change. 702 more words

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