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Wildrose says it would axe Alberta electricity, carbon changes

Alberta’s Opposition leader says he would repeal changes the NDP government is making in the electricity and fossil-fuel sectors if his party wins the next election. 167 more words

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Wildrose calls for emergency debate on 'secrecy' surrounding death of child in care

Wildrose opposition leader Brian Jean called for an emergency debate and answers from Premier Rachel Notley Monday, criticizing what he called a “system that operates in secrecy” after a newspaper report found the Alberta government withheld key details about the death of a child in kinship care. 581 more words

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Tories still progressive despite Jansen's departure, say PC leadership candidates

Some Tory leadership candidates are urging centrist Progressive Conservatives not to give up on the party after MLA Sandra Jansen warned of an attempted “extremist” takeover as she crossed the floor to the NDP government. 681 more words

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Feminists in politics... what the hell are women thinking?

Alright. If you have been looking for something to push you over the edge so that you could finally say that this was the last straw… you hate me enough to never read anything I write¬†again… you probably should have read more earlier and saved yourself some stress. 1,780 more words

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Harper intervention in PC campaign draws mixed reviews from Wildrosers

The Wildrose president says the party has no official position on whether its members should join the Progressive Conservative party to take part in the Tory leadership race. 619 more words

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Mayor Nenshi, opposition parties fear NDP is signalling Alberta is closed for business

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi worries Premier Rachel Notley’s NDP government could be setting a “very dangerous precedent” and sending very strong signals that the province is “closed for business” in its fight over power purchase arrangements. 406 more words

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Wildrose calls on Rachel Notley to fire pair of panellists on oilsands advisory group

The Alberta government is facing renewed criticism over its choice of panellists to head up its oilsands advisory group.

The Wildrose party is calling for co-chair Tzeporah Berman and another appointee, Karen Mahon, to be fired. 171 more words

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