"I'm not part of any political party right now"
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Redford responded with a simple "no" when asked whether she feels responsible for the Tories losing.
Alberta's Jobs Minister Lori Sigurdson announced at the end of June that the new government would be raising the province's hourly minimum wage from $10.20 to $11.20 come October.
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Current rules allow companies to calculate their own cleanup liabilities, subject to government audit.
Although it's not too surprising, it certainly is disappointing to see the new NDP government not taking a moment to provide a second sober thought to the planned closure of the Alberta Centennial Education Savings (ACES) grant. The grant gives parents who contribute to a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) up to $800 to help fund their education.
She's had to make some tough decisions since being elected.
The extra revenue came from diverse sources, including more tax money and higher-than-expected investment income.
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Large businesses will be forced to reduce the intensity of their CO2 emissions by 20 per cent by 2017.
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"These past 14 days have been exciting and productive and, of course, there is as always a great deal more to do."
"Not only is it the right thing to do, it's the right time to do it,."
She said she did not espouse law-breaking then and does not condone it now.
Hancock was premier for less than six months last year.
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It will spend an extra $682 million in the next five months.
Independent MP Brent Rathgeber wants Canadians to be able to recall their MP if they're unsatisfied with the job he or she is doing.
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She also reiterated that her government won't bring in a full budget until the fall.
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A new committee will look at other issues related to campaign financing, including donation limits and whether to extend a similar ban to municipal politics.
Ganley ordered the review following a report into the death of RCMP Const. David Wynn, who was shot at a casino in St. Albert just north of Edmonton on Jan. 17.
Alberta's $15-a-tonne carbon levy is up for renewal at the end of the month, but the speech made no mention of where that's going.
"We will tilt the playing field back in Albertans' favour, so that their interests come first."
She says it's a chance to expand an already varied career as a researcher, editorial writer, columnist, TV talk show host, lobbyist and politician.
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"The premier should rescind this appointment."
"Don't blink and wear a flak jacket."
In a Facebook posting he parenthetically referred to Hoffman as "morbidly obese."