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Alberta's first ever NDP government, have refreshingly opened the door to hear from the public; including working people, labour law professionals from all sides, and business stakeholders as they begin the process of updating the 30-year-old Employment Standards and Labour Relations Codes.
This process shouldn't be about simply winning the next election and removing Rachel Notley from power. Uniting the two parties needs to be about building a new party that is principled, accountable to grassroots members and the people of Alberta, and focused on improving the lives of everyday Albertans.
"Any time you start trying to justify using words that are hurtful and full of vitriol, it only perpetuates the issue further."
She says she's been labelled "dead meat,'' a "useless tit,'' a "dumb broad.''
She quit the Tory race last week over personal and online attacks she said had become intolerable.
She urged Albertans to hold politicians to a high standard.
Notley's been the target of violent threats since becoming premier.
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"Our province, we know, cannot run deficits indefinitely."
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A candidate may not raise or spend money until an official campaign has been announced.
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The regulation was passed by the previous Conservative government.
A lot has changed here since you left for Ottawa in 1997. Here are the Coles Notes. Almost 980,000 people have moved here since you were first elected as a 29-year old Reform Party MP. And this new mass of Albertans does not have a deep connection to traditional conservative Alberta politics.
She made the remarks while flipping pancakes at a Stampede breakfast.
Business leaders are none too happy.
A majority voted in support of Premier Rachel Notley's leadership.