ALBERTA ELECTIONS

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Putting Her Own Leadership On The Line

CALGARY - Alberta Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith is putting her leadership on the line in the light of four byelection losses.Smith said Tuesday she has asked to have a leadership review put on the ag...

Voter Apathy and How We Can Fix It

Our elected officials need to spend any chance they get talking to our children about the importance of voting and how lucky we are to have the right to vote. Taking even just a few minutes out of one's schedule to speak to a group of students and answer their questions can make a huge impact in the future.

Would a More Fair Voting System Have Changed Alberta's Election?

Monday's election results in Alberta demonstrate once again the strange outcomes that our First-Past-The-Post (FPTP) voting system can create. A difference in vote percentage between 43 per cent and 34 per cent leads to 61 v.s. 17 seats for the PCs. How many distorted election results of this kind do we need to see before we admit we need a change to our voting system?
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Psycho Vs. Mommie Dearest

EDMONTON - The election writ is set to drop this week in Alberta and if the demonizing hyperbole from the two rightist heavyweight parties is to be believed, voters have a simple choice: Mommie Deares...