Alberta Election News April 10, 2012
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News from the Alberta Election Campaign April 10, 2012
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PCs planning private health care for Alberta, NDP claims - CBC.ca

PCs planning private health care for Alberta, NDP claims - CBC.ca | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
CBC.caPCs planning private health care for Alberta, NDP claimsCBC.caThe Alberta NDP claims it has evidence that the Progressive Conservatives are contemplating the introduction of two-tier health care.
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2012 Provincial Election Forums - CJSW - Calgary's Independent ...

2012 Provincial Election Forums - CJSW - Calgary's Independent ... | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
In the lead-up to the 2012 Alberta Provincial Election taking place on April 23rd, CJSW volunteers have been attending all-candidate forums recorders in hand.
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Alberta Election 2012 riding profile: Sherwood Park - Edmonton Journal

Alberta Election 2012 riding profile: Sherwood Park - Edmonton Journal | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
Alberta Election 2012 riding profile: Sherwood ParkEdmonton JournalAs a politician, Cathy Olesen is used to feeling pressure.
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Ex-mayor in heated battle for Evans seat - Edmonton Journal

Ex-mayor in heated battle for Evans seat - Edmonton Journal | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
Ex-mayor in heated battle for Evans seatEdmonton JournalThese days, she's getting a big dose of it as the Progressive Conservative choice to continue the party's 15-year hold on a Sherwood Park seat that was recently vacated by much beloved MLA...
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The Moderate Separatist: The Most Obvious Endorsement - and Why

The Moderate Separatist: The Most Obvious Endorsement - and Why | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
It comes as no surprise that I support and intend to vote for the Wildrose party in the upcoming Alberta election. What some of you have wondered ...
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Alberta Election 2012 Riding Profile: Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo: Will ... - Edmonton Journal

Alberta Election 2012 Riding Profile: Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo: Will ... - Edmonton Journal | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
CTV.caAlberta Election 2012 Riding Profile: Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo: Will ...Edmonton JournalBut Boutilier was elected as a Progressive Conservative and has since been ousted from the Tory caucus for criticizing the party.
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Alberta Election 2012 Riding Profile: Edmonton-Riverview: Taft's departure ... - Edmonton Journal

Alberta Election 2012 Riding Profile: Edmonton-Riverview: Taft's departure ... - Edmonton Journal | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
Alberta Election 2012 Riding Profile: Edmonton-Riverview: Taft's departure ...Edmonton JournalLori Sigurdson, a social worker running for the NDP, said Taft had progressive views in line with her own party.
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Alberta Election 2012 Riding Profile: Edmonton-Calder - Edmonton Journal

Alberta Election 2012 Riding Profile: Edmonton-Calder - Edmonton Journal | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
Alberta Election 2012 Riding Profile: Edmonton-CalderEdmonton JournalEDMONTON — North of the CN railway tracks, in Edmonton Calder, an old rivalry is gaining new momentum in a tight two-way race between New Democrat Dave Eggen and Conservative Bev...
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Alberta Election 2012 Riding Profile: Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo ...

But Boutilier was elected as a Progressive Conservative and has since been ousted from the Tory caucus for criticizing the party. After nearly a year as an independent, he has represented the Wildrose, a new libertarian party ...
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13 Senate hopefuls on the ballot - CBC.ca

13 Senate hopefuls on the ballot - CBC.ca | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
13 Senate hopefuls on the ballotCBC.caThe hopefuls had until Tuesday at 2 pm to file papers with Elections Alberta to be added to the ballot. Vitor Marciano, Raymond Germain and Rob Gregory are running under the Wildrose Party banner.
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Tell us: What's behind the Wildrose Party's surge in the polls? - Globe and Mail

Tell us: What's behind the Wildrose Party's surge in the polls? - Globe and Mail | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
Globe and MailTell us: What's behind the Wildrose Party's surge in the polls?Globe and Mail... The Globe lets you experience Canada's deepest coverage of national, international, business, and lifestyle news where you want, when you want.
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Alberta Tories play race card, call Wildrose party of old, white men in ...

Alberta Tories play race card, call Wildrose party of old, white men in ... | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
EDMONTON — Alberta's Progressive Conservatives, looking for an edge in a pitched election battle against the Wildrose party, seem to have declared war on old, white guys. Tory strategists, in comments to the media in ...
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Vote Compass: Calgary more conservative than Edmonton - CBC.ca

Vote Compass: Calgary more conservative than Edmonton - CBC.ca | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
Vote Compass: Calgary more conservative than EdmontonCBC.caLowering the blood alcohol limit for drivers from .08 to .05 — a measure contained in new legislation introduced by the Progressive Conservatives — was favoured by more respondents in...
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Crucial debate looms in Alberta election | The Toronto Post

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA, – Alberta Premier Alison Redford, say analysts, will need to deliver the debate of her life this week to save a 40-year-old Progressive Conservative dynasty from the scrap heap.
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Wildrose Party disguises health-care myths as facts - rabble.ca (blog)

Wildrose Party disguises health-care myths as facts - rabble.ca (blog) | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
89.3 KPCCWildrose Party disguises health-care myths as factsrabble.ca (blog)By Adrienne Silnicki Danielle Smith of the Wildrose Party has been quoted extensively talking about health care in the Edmonton Journal and Globe and Mail, among others.
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Wildrose leader Danielle Smith visits Bonnyville - Bonnyville Nouvelle

Wildrose leader Danielle Smith visits Bonnyville - Bonnyville Nouvelle | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
Wildrose leader Danielle Smith visits BonnyvilleBonnyville NouvelleWildrose Party leader Danielle Smith visited Bonnyville on Monday to discuss topics ranging from local concerns to province-wide issues that many locals feel need to be addressed in...
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Alberta Election 2012: Election too tight to call - Edmonton Journal

Alberta Election 2012: Election too tight to call - Edmonton Journal | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
CTV.caAlberta Election 2012: Election too tight to callEdmonton JournalThe NDP and Liberals are trailing at about 13 per cent each, followed by the Alberta Party at three per cent and the EverGreen party at one per cent.
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Alberta Election 2012: Mason hopes leaders' debate avoids “mudslinging” - Edmonton Journal

Alberta Election 2012: Mason hopes leaders' debate avoids “mudslinging” - Edmonton Journal | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
Alberta Election 2012: Mason hopes leaders' debate avoids “mudslinging”Edmonton JournalEDMONTON - NDP Leader Brian Mason hopes Thursday's leaders' debate will be free of the nastiness and personal attacks that have occurred during the campaign, including...
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Alberta Election 2012: New theme song adds a beat to Alberta Party campaign - Edmonton Journal

Alberta Election 2012: New theme song adds a beat to Alberta Party campaign - Edmonton Journal | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
Alberta Election 2012: New theme song adds a beat to Alberta Party campaignEdmonton JournalLambert said the party plans to keep the song after the election, and some members have even talked about creating heavy metal, rock and hip-hop versions.
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Alberta Election 2012: Time to give the heave-ho to status quo for municipal ... - Edmonton Journal

Alberta Election 2012: Time to give the heave-ho to status quo for municipal ... - Edmonton Journal | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
Sun News NetworkAlberta Election 2012: Time to give the heave-ho to status quo for municipal ...Edmonton JournalThe Alberta Urban Municipalities Association is running a Local Matters campaign to push for a new relationship with the province.
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Alberta Election 2012: Social issues bring insults - Edmonton Journal

Alberta Election 2012: Social issues bring insults - Edmonton Journal | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
National PostAlberta Election 2012: Social issues bring insultsEdmonton JournalThe Alberta election turned into a war of ideas Saturday, with accusations of hidden agendas, stifled opinions, retrograde notions and stolen platform planks.
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Smith carries party's momentum into Border City - Lloydminster ...

Smith carries party's momentum into Border City - Lloydminster ... | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
Since taking on the leadership of the Wildrose Party three years ago Smith has pushed her conservative mantra, supplanting the PCs on the right side of Alberta politics. “When you look at what is happening out there, people have made up ...
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Women in politics face a glass cliff - Ottawa Citizen

Women in politics face a glass cliffOttawa CitizenBy Dan Gardner, The Ottawa Citizen April 10, 2012 6:28 PM In British Columbia, the premier is a woman. In Alberta, the premier is a woman. Both women inherited successful political dynasties.
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Elections Alberta to investigate PC Senate candidate for breaking electoral ... - Calgary Herald

Elections Alberta to investigate PC Senate candidate for breaking electoral ... - Calgary Herald | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
Elections Alberta to investigate PC Senate candidate for breaking electoral ...Calgary HeraldElections Alberta has begun an investigation following a Wildrose party allegation that Progressive Conservative Senate candidate Doug Black broke the...
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Staples: Smith ponders provincial purchase of City Centre Airport land - Edmonton Journal

Staples: Smith ponders provincial purchase of City Centre Airport land - Edmonton Journal | Alberta Election News April 10, 2012 | Scoop.it
Staples: Smith ponders provincial purchase of City Centre Airport landEdmonton JournalEDMONTON - Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith is a capable and charming politician with plenty of interesting ideas.
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