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Lukaszuk, Griffiths are prime targets for opposition parties daveberta.ca - Alberta politics

Lukaszuk, Griffiths are prime targets for opposition parties daveberta.ca - Alberta politics | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
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Two PC Ministers compete over who can embarass the government more...which do you think is winning?

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Braid: Wildrose’s Saskiw shows cunning in legislature

Braid: Wildrose’s Saskiw shows cunning in legislature | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
The peaceful glow of the first post-flood legislature day lasted about 30 minutes Monday.
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Alberta Tories manage to turn minor Stephen Carter controversy into a major one

Alberta Tories manage to turn minor Stephen Carter controversy into a major one | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
Bravo, Tory government. Bravo!
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The lack of transperancy is actually shocking.

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Danielle Smith wishes Albertans a Happy Thanksgiving

Today, Wildrose Official Opposition Leader Danielle Smith issued the following statement marking Thanksgiving. "As families across Alberta gather with friend...
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Braid: Premier Redford runs out of excuses for not revealing severance

Braid: Premier Redford runs out of excuses for not revealing severance | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
The Stephen Carter contract erupted into a major political crisis Thursday, prompting Premier Alison Redford to announce a complete reversal of policy on severance pay.
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Will the Redford government ever do the right thing without pressure from media/opposition?

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Controversial fundraiser has PCs and mayoral candidates under fire

Controversial fundraiser has PCs and mayoral candidates under fire | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
The PC government is coming under fire over a fundraiser and mayoralty candidates' forum , which was originally going to be moderated by Municipal Affairs Minister Doug Griffiths.
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Disturbing that PC MLAs didn't see a problem with a job interview style fundraiser with Edmonton's future Mayor.

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Technicality keeping service dog from being legal | Medicine Hat News

Technicality keeping service dog from being legal | Medicine Hat News | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
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CTV Calgary: Redford flees Medicine Hat Flood Victims' Questions

CTV Calgary: Redford flees Medicine Hat Flood Victims' Questions | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
Premier Redford visited Medicine Hat on Friday, but it was a disappointment to the people with damaged homes. Kevin Green reports.
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Albertans expect and deserve more from their 'Leader'. Disappointing.

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'Excessive' pay of Covenant Health executive questioned - Edmonton - CBC News

'Excessive' pay of Covenant Health executive questioned - Edmonton - CBC News | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
Covenant Health eliminated Chief Executive Officer Patrick Dumelie's bonus pay but sharply increased his base salary giving him total compensation of more than $800,000 a year
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Covenant Health CEO gets $147,000 raise in one year...?!

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Breakenridge: High River residents deserve more respect

Breakenridge: High River residents deserve more respect | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
I do not live in High River, nor was I directly affected by the flood of 2013.
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"Could more have been done to protect the town? Why didn’t government act on all the recommendations from the 2006 Groeneveld report? Why weren’t flood mitigation strategies for High River made a priority?"

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Crass politics to accuse High River MLA of playing politics

Crass politics to accuse High River MLA of playing politics | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it

Beware politicians who pretend not to be politicians.

They’re the worst kind.

 

 


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Does privacy of former staff trump premier’s commitment to openness and transparency? | Calgary Herald

Does the privacy of the premier's staff trump her commitment to openness and transparency?
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People have a right to know where their tax dollars are going.

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How Redford's Leadership Went So Far Off The Mark

How Redford's Leadership Went So Far Off The Mark | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
On the eve of her first Tory leadership review, Premier Alison Redford is watching the centre-left coalition she stitched together to win the 2012 provincial election come apart at the seams.Voters are rapidly losing faith in Redford.
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"Talk Straight and Keep your Word, That's the Alberta Way"

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Edmonton MLA connected to alleged smear campaign against journalist

Edmonton MLA connected to alleged smear campaign against journalist | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
Associates of Edmonton MLA Peter Sandhu orchestrated what is alleged to be a public smear campaign, featuring defamatory news stories, against an Edmonton Punjabi-language journalist, a CBC News investigation has found.
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For an elected official to do this is beyond disgusting.

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Danielle Smith extends greetings for Eid-al Adha

Today, Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith released the following statement recognizing Eid-al Adha. "Eid-al Adha, also known as the Feast of the Sacrifice, is on...
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Eid Mubarak to all those celebrating today!

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Thomson: Another Redfordian slip into legal-speak

Thomson: Another Redfordian slip into legal-speak | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
When Premier Alison Redford sits down with her family for turkey dinner this weekend, she can give thanks for at least one thing — that this week is over. More specifically, that Thursday is over.
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It's time for the Redford government to start admitting their mistakes and fixing the problems. A real leader doesn't only do the right thing when there is pressure from the media and opposition to do so.

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Government refuses to release severance information for former Chief of Staff

Government refuses to release severance information for former Chief of Staff | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
Despite requests to the Executive Council, a formal Access to Information (FOIP) request, and a review by the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner, the government is refusing to release information about Stephen Carter’s severance.
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Despite being ordered to release the information the Redford government is refusing to disclose how much of our tax dollars were paid to her former Chief of Staff.

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‘We need to make politics fun again’: Brian Mason

‘We need to make politics fun again’: Brian Mason | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
When Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith and NDP Leader Brian Mason squared off last week in the first of a series of debates being held across the province, 400 people crowded into a lecture theatre at the University of Alberta to watch the left battle...
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If you can catch one of these debates, happening across the province, you should go! Proof civilized debate is possible in #ableg.

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Minister apologizes for f-bomb, but not sentiments

Minister apologizes for f-bomb, but not sentiments | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
Municipal Affairs Minister Doug Griffiths’ infamous f-bomb still hangs in the air, unexploded. He briefly apologized for bad language on Twitter but hasn’t said a word since his outburst last week.
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Concerned that AB Cabinet Minister doesn't seem to have a clue what's going on...

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Hat MLA says province needs to get money to victims caught in an insurance battle | Medicine Hat News

Hat MLA says province needs to get money to victims caught in an insurance battle | Medicine Hat News | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
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The Government's answer is to wait a few more weeks when it's already been 7.

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Alberta Health Services health executives don't have to pay back expenses older than two years

Alberta Health Services health executives don't have to pay back expenses older than two years | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
Alberta health executives who made faulty expense claims in the past two years may have to pay back taxpayers, but anything older than that is out of the government’s reach.
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Health Minister Fred Horne announced that the government would not be able to recover hundreds of thousands of dollars in & lavish expenses by health executives.

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High River gun grab surfaces again : Featured CAL : Videos

High River gun grab surfaces again : Featured CAL : Videos | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
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RCMP story keeps changing and still doesn't make sense.

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Thomson: Will we ever see pipeline report?

Thomson: Will we ever see pipeline report? | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it
I’m not sure anybody looks forward to the end of summer. But I would hazard a guess that of all those not looking forward to it, nobody is dreading the end of summer more than Energy Minister Ken Hughes.
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Is Hughes afraid to release the report?

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The Flooding | Facebook

The Flooding | Facebook | Alberta Politics | Scoop.it

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