ALBERTA ELECTION 2012

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Alberta & Ontario Rejected Intolerance, Why Did Québec Embrace it?

Over the last year, the provinces of Ontario, Alberta and Québec were called to renew their representatives in their respective provincial legislatures. But Contrary to the trend in Ontario and Alberta, where the revelation of a candidate's bias would stain a campaign, Parti Québecois rose in the polls following the aforementioned disturbing disclosures, and even managed to win a minority government.
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WTF Pollsters?

In retrospect, perhaps it is not surprising that the Progressive Conservatives managed to win their 12th consecutive election victory over a span of 41 years. Old habits die hard. But despite the prov...

Redford Win is a Win for Obama Too

Alberta's election result was a reprieve for the Obama administration. The reasonable Redford government will temper somewhat Harper's enthusiasm for petroleum realpolitik. Had the Wildrose Party won the election, Washington would have been in for a wild ride.
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What Went Wrong For The Wildrose?

HIGH RIVER, Alta. - Danielle Smith says Albertans decided the Wildrose wasn't ready to lead the province just yet, thinking twice after the party suffered some "self-inflicted wounds" in the dying day...
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Disappointing Voter Turnout In Alberta

EDMONTON - More Albertans decided Monday's provincial election was too important to miss, reversing a trend that saw a record low turnout in the last vote.But it wasn't exactly the rush to the polls m...
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Where She Came From, How She Got Here

EDMONTON - When Danielle Smith won the Wildrose party leadership in the fall of 2009, she took to the stage at an Edmonton hotel and gave 400 cheering supporters their rallying cry."Ed Stelmach! You h...
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Lean Left, Voting PC?

EDMONTON - Alberta's left-leaning voters don't often get much attention given the right-wing's traditional dominance of provincial politics, but there are number of them wrestling with an unusual dile...
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History Will Be Made In Alberta Tomorrow

CALGARY - Premier Alison Redford ended her election campaign urging voters to think about how a Wildrose government would look in the eyes of Canada and the world.Redford took aim at Wildrose leader D...