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Alberta Wildrose candidate for senate deemed ineligible

Alberta Wildrose candidate for senate deemed ineligible | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
Jukes and Callaway were listed in the Elections Alberta's 2008 annual report as a candidate and financial officer, respectively, who didn't file financial statements from that election before a July 3, 2008 deadline.

 

As punishment, they're ineligible to run in any election for five years.

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The Battle for Alberta : News : SunNews Video Gallery

The Battle for Alberta : News : SunNews Video Gallery | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
Watch the latest on-air news and political coverage, as well as in-depth feature stories from the Sun News Network.
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Local candidates weigh in on MLA transition allowances | Stp - Local News | St. Paul Journal

Local candidates weigh in on MLA transition allowances | Stp - Local News | St. Paul Journal | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it

Danyluk said he will go along with whatever Justice Major and the review committee decides. However, the amount of work involved for some members and the fact there is no pension in place makes the severance package adequate, he said.

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Mason promises hundreds more doctors and 1,500 more long-term beds

Mason promises hundreds more doctors and 1,500 more long-term beds | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
NDP Leader Brian Mason rolled out his party’s health plan to build 1,500 new long-term-care beds, (RT @calgaryherald: NDP leader Brian Mason promises hundreds more doctors, 1,500 more long-term beds.)...
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Alberta Liberal Poll results for platform - raw data

It's Christmas for statistics enthusiasts: we've released the #ablib raw polling data on our platform: http://t.co/7OKdh93J #abvote #ableg...
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Face It | 28 Faces

Great initiative by our friends in Alberta to bring attention to PSE during the #ableg election!
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And Away We Go! - High River Times - Alberta, CA

Well it is official, the election is here and for the next month Highwood and, by extension, High River, will be at the centre of the Alberta...
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News Hour Edmonton a battleground this election

News Hour Edmonton a battleground this election | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
Mon, Mar 26 - There's a lot at stake in Edmonton's 18 seats for this provincial election. Fletcher Kent takes a closer look.
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Bell: Tories face serious challenge

And, believe it or not, right here in previously and predictably one-party Alberta, where the unofficial provincial political symbol is the rubber stamp, we do not know the winner before the race begins.

 

Yes, we could actually see a change in government, the first in this province since Three Dog Night topped the charts and Jeremiah was a bullfrog.

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Smith vows to boost Heritage Fund to $200 billion in two decades

Smith vows to boost Heritage Fund to $200 billion in two decades | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith has pledged to grow the Heritage Saving Trust Fund to $200 billion dollars within 20 years and reinstate the provincial law banning deficit budgets if her party forms government.
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Minority government for Alberta? Wildrose leader Smith thinks so | Calgary Herald

More things you never thought you’d hear on the second day of an Alberta campaign: Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith is already talking about how she’d deal with smaller parties as premier in a minority government.
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The art of door-knocking, Sherman style | Edmonton Journal

The art of door-knocking, Sherman style | Edmonton Journal | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
As an emergency room doctor, Raj Sherman says he is used to talking to people about difficult subjects.In comparison, the Liberal leader says its easy to ring a doorbell and ask residents to support him in the provincial election.
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Alberta Exchange, March 26: Will Redford channel Klein, circa ’93, on the hustings?

Alberta Exchange, March 26: Will Redford channel Klein, circa ’93, on the hustings? | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
The Globe's political panel weighs in on the provincial election (Alberta Exchange: Patrick Brethour: Alison Redford is triggering not just an election this week, but the long-aw...)...
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Alberta politics turning into child’s play - Sherwood Park News - Alberta, CA

Oh the entitlement. It’s time for government officials to remember who they work for and who put them where they are.
Over the past months, there...
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Alberta’s Wildrose party would axe meat promotional agency - The Western Producer

EDMONTON — The Wildrose Alliance party says it would disband the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency if it won the upcoming provincial election.
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Put Kids before Politics, please

Put Kids before Politics, please | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
Sue believes in community, open dialogue and service. She is a dedicated and passionate advocate for Edmonton-Glenora. (Blog: Put Kids Before Politics, Please.
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Update: CBC's Vote Compass is back for the Alberta election, with less Liberal bias? | OpenFile

Update: CBC's Vote Compass is back for the Alberta election, with less Liberal bias? | OpenFile | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
RT @OpenFileCGY: A 2nd update to @votecompass story: The org has never seen such backlash for excluding a party: http://t.co/0npNqJrT @abparty #abvote #yyc...
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Day two of campaigning

Day two of campaigning | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
Alberta party leaders are making the rounds in Alberta as the provincial election campaign enters its first full day.
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NDP Bill 1: improve, expand Medicare :: News Releases

RT @NadineMBailey: “@albertaNDP: #AbNDP Bill 1: improve, expand Medicare http://t.co/N2318tG8 #abvote #abhealth #healthcare” #yegdt #ablib...
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The “Money for Nothing” Committee – How bad was it? Albertans respond. | Calgary Herald

There are some issues that should have a big red warning sticker on them - "Handle with care".  Political pay packages are one of those issues.
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Election Polls | 2012 Alberta Provincial Election

Election Polls | 2012 Alberta Provincial Election | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
RT @iocchelli: A very good Alberta election poll results summary site.
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Leaders hit the campaign trail | CTV Calgary

CTV Calgary - Canadian television's online home for news about Calgary (Leaders hit the campaign trail #yyc #yeg #abpoli #abvote http://t.co/o9So7ov9...)...
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ThreeHundredEight.com: Wildrose closes gap as campaign begins

ThreeHundredEight.com: Wildrose closes gap as campaign begins | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
Analysis of yesterday's #abvote polling numbers by @308dotcom http://t.co/aog9erwz #wrp #pcaa...
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Redford fires first volley

Redford fires first volley | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
The race to govern Alberta will be the closest and most combative in decades, with all sides expecting fear mongering and "ugliness" in the run-up to the April 23 vote.
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And They’re Off … PCs and Wildrose Tied for Lead Out of the Gate | Ipsos

And They’re Off … PCs and Wildrose Tied for Lead Out of the Gate | Ipsos | Politics in Alberta | Scoop.it
Gender gap in vote pref, with men preferring WR and women preferring the PCs. Latest Ipsos AB Elec Poll.
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