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All roads lead to Red Deer and the Alberta Party for homeless politicos
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Red Deer and the Alberta Party are frequent destinations for disaffected politicos in search of a new political home. Led by former Progressive Conservative Party president Katherine O’Neill and backed by former cabinet minister Stephen Mandel, disaffected Tories are booking their flights to the ...
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116 days left until Edmonton’s Municipal Elections
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There are 116 days left until the October 16, 2017 municipal elections in Edmonton. Here are some of the latest updates to the list of candidates running in Edmonton’s municipal election for City Council and the Edmonton Public School Board: Emerson Mayers is running for City Council in Ward 4. M...
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Alphabet Stage continues to top Audreys Edmonton Bestseller List
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Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ended June 18, 2017, compiled by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. Edmonton Fiction Bestsellers Alphabet Stage (Children’s) – Linda M. Phillips* and Denyse V. ...
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Alphabet Stage by Linda Phillips tops Audreys Edmonton Bestseller List
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Here is the list of the top 10 fiction and non-fiction titles sold in Edmonton for the week ended June 11, 2017, compiled by Audreys Books and provided by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. EDMONTON FICTION BESTSELLERS 1. Alphabet Stage (Children’s) – Linda M. Phillips* 2. Two Times a Tr...
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Alberta Conservatives now appear less united than they have in years
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Progressive Conservative leader Jason Kenney took aim at the New Democratic Party and Alberta’s teachers this week, claiming that both groups are planning to hijack the July 22 vote to fold his party and the Wildrose Party into a new United Conservative Party. Kenney’s claims are unsu...
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There are 124 days left until Edmonton’s Municipal Elections
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There are 124 days left until the October 2017 municipal elections in Edmonton. Here are some of the latest updates to the list of candidates running in Edmonton’s municipal election for City Council: Alex McFarlane is running in Ward 5. Kirsten Goa and James Kowosan are running in Ward 8. Goa is...
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David Khan wins leadership of obscure Liberal Party
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Photo: Liberal Party executive director Gwyneth Midgley and newly elected party leader David Khan (photo from March 2017). Calgary – In a battle of Calgary lawyers, David Khan defeated Kerry Cundal to become the next leader of the Alberta Liberal Party. Khan earned 54 percent of the vote wi...
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Looking past pipelines, the NDP-Green agreement looks pretty good for BC
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“Mark my words, that pipeline will be built, the decisions have been made.” – Alberta Premier Rachel Notley Alberta politicians, media and pundits are unsurprisingly focused on what the governing agreement between British Columbia New Democratic Party leader John Horgan and Gree...
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Edmonton Election Update: 137 days to go.
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Photo: Kris Andreychuk launches his campaign for city council in Ward 7. We are now 137 days away from the October 2017 municipal elections in Edmonton. Here are some of the latest updates to the list of candidates running in Edmonton’s municipal election for City Council, the Edmonton Public Sch...
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A quick look at the Interim Report of Alberta’s Electoral Boundaries Commission
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The Interim Report of Alberta’s Electoral Boundaries Commission was released yesterday. I plan to take a more in-depth look at the interim report in the coming days, and plan to write more about it, but I do have a quick few observations after a first glance at the recommendations. First of all, ...
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