Alberta Politics

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Not Our Kind Dear: How the PCs Lost Alberta

Despite the growing dissatisfaction Albertans felt with the ruling party, the election remained Jim Prentice's to lose. Though odds were stacked against him, there were too many missteps, and at the root of each was a failure to respect the intelligence of the Alberta voter.
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Prentice Resigns As Leader And MLA

Jim Prentice has resigned as leader of the Alberta Progressive Conservatives. He is also giving up the seat he retained in the provincial election in Calgary Foothills. He says he takes responsibility...
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Five Things We Can Learn From the Alberta Election

The big surprise with the NDP's breakthrough is Alberta is seen as the country's most conservative province. Home of the oil sands, Stephen Harper, and the Wildrose party, there's plenty of evidence to back this up. But, Calgary and Edmonton both have progressive mayors, Alberta is the youngest province demographically, and Albertans are feeling the economic (not to mention environmental) downside to an oil dependent economy. Rachel Notley reminded everyone that Alberta is defined by... Alberta.