Danielle Smith

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Danielle Smith Loses Tory Nomination

HIGH RIVER, Alta. - The former leader of Alberta's Official Opposition paid a high political price on Saturday after creating a national stir when she crossed the floor to join the governing Progressi...
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Wildrose Names New Interim Leader

CALGARY - Alberta's Wildrose party has named an interim leader after Danielle Smith and eight other caucus members bolted to the governing Progressive Conservatives.Heather Forsyth is one of the five...
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Ottawa Gobsmacked Over Shakeup

OTTAWA - Federal Conservatives say they're gobsmacked over the political tectonic shifts in Alberta this week, but they don't have to reach too far into their own history to see parallels with the pol...
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The Rise And Fall Of The Wildrose

EDMONTON - Danielle Smith headed back to her political roots with Alberta's Progressive Conservatives on Wednesday after spending the last five years fighting to oust them from power.Few would argue t...
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Wildrose Leader Defects To PC Party

EDMONTON - The leader of Alberta's Official Opposition shattered her caucus Wednesday by leading an en masse floor crossing, saying she no longer had the fire in the belly to oppose Premier Jim Prenti...
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Huge Political Shift In Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's opposition Wildrose caucus is expected to meet Tuesday to discuss merging with Premier Jim Prentice's Progressive Conservatives, sources have told The Canadian Press.If merger tal...
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Smith's Tough Words For Defector

EDMONTON - Alberta Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith says that after talking to her team she is confident the caucus hemorrhaging has stopped."There will be no more floor-crossings," Smith told reporters...