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Redford's Timeline Of Troubles

EDMONTON - Here's a look at some of the troubles that led to former Alberta premier Alison Redford's resignation as a member of the legislature Wednesday:Dec. 10: Redford and an aide attend the memori...
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Redford Out, Hancock Sworn In

EDMONTON - It's official — Dave Hancock is now the 15th premier of Alberta.Hancock took the oath of office in front of fellow caucus members, family, and guests in a short ceremony at Government House...
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What Went Wrong For Redford: A Timeline

EDMONTON - Here's a look at some of the troubles that led to Alberta Premier Alison Redford's resignation:Dec. 10: Redford and an aide attend the memorial for former South African president Nelson Man...
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Alison Redford Resigns

EDMONTON - Just 29 months after Alberta Premier Alison Redford stood at the base of the grand stairs in the legislature rotunda to take the oath of office, she stood at the same spot Wednesday and qui...
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Redford Faces Hard-Hitting Questions

CALGARY - Alberta Premier Alison Redford faced some tough questions at a party board meeting on Saturday, capping off what she admits has been a tough week.But she and Progressive Conservative party p...
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1st Surplus In 6 Years

EDMONTON - Alberta is back in the black when it comes to day-to-day spending, but the good times are being underwritten with billions of dollars in debt, which is now at $14 billion and rising.The pro...
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Alison 2.0

EDMONTON - One year after Alison Redford won her first popular mandate, the Alberta premier remembers not only voting day, but the uneasy feeling just before she dropped the writ.It was last March 26....
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The Bitumen Bubble: Redford Needs To Bite The Bullet

Either you raise taxes or cut services to millions of Albertans. Or both. You can't make a balanced budget exist out of no where, although the  Redford Conservatives have tried by calling their previous budget balanced by excluding capital funding. Skirting the fundamental problems with Alberta's governing party can only go so far and a part in government can only run around the issue for so long before reality hits.