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PC and Wildrose members voted 95 per cent in favour of creating the United Conservative Party.
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"Any time you start trying to justify using words that are hurtful and full of vitriol, it only perpetuates the issue further."
The opposition says one panelist sent a fundraising email asking people to fight the Kinder Morgan pipeline.
The Alberta PC leadership hopeful will launch a "Unite Alberta Truck Tour'' in Edmonton.
Controversies have had some questioning Jean's leadership.
"Any interpretation of the column collaborated on by the nine Wildrose MLAs as dismissing the Holodomor as a horrendous act was completely unintentional."
But the disaster remains a dicey political proposition with limited upside and a lot of downside.
The group wants to provide a "united alternative" to the NDP.
He claims the party failed to pay him for consulting.
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"Interest payments will soon be the largest expense in government."
Environment Minister Shannon Phillips said the government will work to ensure that the tax doesn't have "detrimental economic effects.''
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Brian Jean says a carbon tax would affect all consumers.
Perhaps the legislature's early morning start times are too much for the party.
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Rampant entitlement and disregard for the rules are part and parcel of Alberta's conservative political class. What's special about the Redford stories is only that she is getting caught and called out on her bad behavior.
EDMONTON - Alberta's official Opposition says a $1-billion loan guarantee from the government to a refinery project shows poor business judgment.Wildrose party critic Jason Hale says the money is at r...
EDMONTON - Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith says her party will be working harder to earn the support of voters in Edmonton.Speaking at her annual leader's dinner in the city on Thursday night, Smith ad...
The right wing Alberta Wildrose Party moved to the centre on social and environmental issues during their latest annual general meeting in Red Deer over the weekend. It laid down policies that, amongs...
Any betting man would've given the Alberta Wildrose Party a resounding win during the lead up to last year's provincial elections. Albertans, after more than 40 years of continuous Tory government and...
According to Danielle Smith, there will be not coup to oust her as leader of the Wildrose Party. In a blog post shared with Huffington Post Alberta this weekend, Edmonton blogger Kathleen Smith discu...
EDMONTON - Alberta's official Opposition leader has posted online all of her expenses — with receipts — dating back to May.Danielle Smith says the figures include her constituency expenses.She says th...
It's tempting to look at the rise of Danielle Smith's Wildrose Party as an Alberta-only phenomenon. But if current polls hold true, the Wildrose, which garnered only seven per cent of the popular vote in Alberta's 2008 provincial election, is set to topple Alison Redford's Progressive Conservative Government on Monday.
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...
EDMONTON - Alberta’s Progressive Conservatives defied the pollsters Monday, winning a 12th consecutive majority government that will see them enter the record books as the unconquerable colossus of Ca...
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A poll conducted for the CBC shows the Wildrose Party has a seven-point lead over the Progressive Conservatives just a week before the Alberta election, but it's edging towards majority territory. Th...
EDMONTON - A campaign that uses drink coasters to oppose changes to Alberta's impaired driving legislation has drawn the ire of Mothers Against Drunk Driving.MADD Canada says in a news release that th...
The Conservatives played up the idea of building more prisons and enacting tougher laws. The Tories did this because they knew full well that their right-wing "law and order" supporters would love it, but so would ordinary non-ideological voters who just want criminals thrown in jail. I call this ploy, the "Dirty Harry Gambit."
With Alison Redford at the helm, the Progressive Conservatives are back in their comfort zone, holding a huge lead over their rivals in Alberta. As the MLAs begin what will be a short fall session in...
With Premier Ed Stelmach out of the way and a leadership contest stealing the spotlight, the Alberta Tories are dominating the polls once again. And that means the Wildrose Party has been pushed aside...