February 1, 2015
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Alberta: Government by Trial Balloon

Jim Prentice lmd/The Canadian Press

Politicians lacking vision (like Mr. Prentice) launch trial balloons left, right and centre in the hope that somewhere along the line they'll get it right. This demonstrates a lack of conviction in the party's platform or a lack of confidence in the government's ability to explain difficult issues to the electorate.

PHOTOS: Alberta's Sky Palace Revealed

Alberta Skypalace
CP

Man Posing As Photographer Charged With Sexual Assault

Peter Malko
EPS

Little Girl's Death A Homicide, Say Police

Olive Rebekah Oluwafemi
Handout

Fugitive Taunts Police On Facebook: 'Catch Me If You Can'

Soloman Toutsaint
Facebook

This Is When Target's Liquidation Sales Will Begin

Target
Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press

A Lot Of Albertans Getting Sick From Flu

Flu
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More MLAs Out Of Next Election

Alberta Legislature
Vinay_Bavdekar via Getty Images

Prentice To Take Pay Reduction

Jim Prentice
CP

Woman Suspected Of Hoarding Dogs Has Past History Of Abuse

Milk River Dogs
AARCS

Animal Advocates See A Silver Lining

Dead Dog
Calgary Humane Society

Police Call Mom Of Teen Caught Going 100 Kms Over Speed Limit

Speeding
jupiterimages

Calgarians Push Province On New Cancer Centre

Cancer
Nicola Tree via Getty Images

Spring Vote Unfair? Nah..

Second Prison Death In One Week

Prison Barbwire
Hemera Technologies via Getty Images

U.S. Senate Passes Keystone Bill, Defies Obama Veto Threat

Barack Obama
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Keystone: Not That Bad For Climate, Not That Great For Economy

Keystone Pipeline
Bloomberg via Getty Images

Can Alberta Kick Its Oil Habit?

Alberta Oil
CHAIWATPHOTOS via Getty Images

Canada's Telecoms Are Losing Subscribers .. So They're Hiking Prices

Angry Man Paying Bills
Monkey Business Images via Getty Images

This Is What's Causing Alberta's Super Weird Weather

Sandals In The Snow
LucieHolloway via Getty Images

200 Starving Dogs Seized From Alberta Property

Alberta Dogs
AARCS

Canadians Will See U.S. Super Bowl Ads, CRTC Rules

Super Bowl
FOL

Man Finds His Stolen Dog Online

German Shepherd
Dolunay_Sara via Getty Images

Oilsand Giant Bracing For A Tough Year

Cenovus
Bloomberg via Getty Images

NAFTA Environment Watchdog Won't Probe Oilsands

Oilsands
Getty Images

Lukaszuk To Seek Re-election

Teen Fined Lukaszuk
WikiMedia:

PayPal Canada Freezes Gardener's Account Over Cuba Connection

Gardening
Sylvia Serrado via Getty Images

Calgary Boy Struck In Crosswalk

Ambulance
Dickson Images via Getty Images

Wants To Unite The To Fight The Prentice Tory Juggernaut

Nenshi Won't Apologize For Booze Allegations

Nenshi
Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press

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The 50 Best Super Bowl Commercials Of All Time

Greatest Super Bowl Commercials Of All Time
YouTube

Getting To The Bottom Of That White Stuff Oozing Out Of Salmon

Cooking Salmon
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You (Also) Gotta Eat Here, Alberta

Fireside Grill
Fireside Grill/Facebook

Happy Birthday, Gumby!

Gumby
Getty Images

20 Things To Do On Valentine's Day That Won't Cost You A Thing

Free Valentines Day
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(Yes, Free)

UPS Driver Caught Tossing Box, Urinating On House

Ups Urinates
KHOU

The Cooking Mistake You're Making That Ruins Everything

Roasting Vegetables
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9 New Books You Shouldn't Miss

Januaryreads

Smug West Coasters Rub Warm Weather In Cold Canadians' Faces

White Rock Sun
Instagram/nanet103

49 Great Meaty And Cheesy Poutines Have Arrived For Poutine Week

Poutine Week 2015
Pie Commission

Sutter's Son Was The Real Star At The NHL All-Star Game

Chris Sutter
NHL

Scraping Ice Off Your Car Could Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

Neverfrost
CP

Now THIS Is How You Sell A Truck In Alberta

Edmonton Truck For Sale
Kijiji

25 Life Hacks Every Middle-Aged Person Should Know

Woman With Cucumbers On Her Eyes
Image Source via Getty Images

Dog Deemed 'Too Ugly To Love' Has Been Up For Adoption For Two Years

Dog
Dog's Trust

Come For The Incredible Wildfire Photos, Stay For More Beauty

Spreading Creek Wildfire
amanda nand

Advice From Serious Experts On 2015 Home Decor

Home Decor 2015
Jonathan Adler

What Happened When My Husband And I Tried A '50 Shades Of Grey' Sex Scene

Couple Sex Bed
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This Drone Footage Of Calgary Is Absolutely Breathtaking

Calgary Drone Footage
The Chamberlain Group/YouTube

12 Funny Signs That Laugh In The Face Of Winter

Jimmy Johns Sign
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