Allison Redford

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Won't Run For Premier

CALGARY - There has been plenty of tire-kicking, but so far no one has officially bought into Alberta's Progressive Conservative leadership race.Party officials are expected to set the opening date of...
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How B.C. Pays So Quebec Can Play

in Canada's Equalization program, "have" provinces such as British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan send billions of dollars to Ottawa that are in turn handed to chronic overspending "have-nots" like Quebec. It creates a system where the reward for prudent fiscal management is bailing out those who couldn't care less. In other words, we in B.C. pay so they can play.

Before You Blame the Oil Sands, Look at the Facts

As a Liberal candidate during the 2011 federal election, many people insisted that I take a firm stand against Alberta's oil sands. I simply wouldn't do that. I urged voters to think about what they were asking me to do. Why were people ready to insist on such a radical and destructive position when they had very few facts at their disposal?

Mulcair: Rising in the East, Setting in the West?

In this week's editorial pages we got to meet Thomas Muclair, SCARY ENEMY OF NATIONAL UNITY when he railed against the Alberta oil industry. All the western premiers quickly fired back, calling Mulcair's grasp of economics "tenuous and "goofy." But some are conceding that Muclair is being pretty damn "clever" in rejecting one of the dominant pieces of conventional wisdom in post-Harper Canadian politics: that you need the West to win.
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Hey, No Parking In The Premier's Spot

EDMONTON - Rob Anderson, the Alberta Wildrose party's designated question period pit bull, is known for trying to get under the premier's skin — now he's using her parking spot.Anderson admitted Wedne...