Doug Horner

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Calling It Quits

EDMONTON - Former Alberta finance minister Doug Horner — the last link to one of the first families of Canadian politics — is calling it quits.Horner, 54, announced Thursday he is leaving politics on...
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Wildrose Calls For Horner's Resignation

CALGARY - The Opposition Wildrose party is calling on Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner to resign and to pay the cost of flying family members on government aircraft."The man in charge of making su...
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Debt Debate To Resume Monday

EDMONTON - Alberta politicians return to work Monday at the legislature to resume what is becoming an annual political-existential debate over the definition of debt.Is debt the destroyer of worlds, a...
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He Wants Details On Federal Flood Aid

EDMONTON - Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner is happy to see a $2.8 billion commitment to flood relief in the federal budget, but says he still has some questions.Horner says he will be checking wi...
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Big Pension Changes Proposed

EDMONTON - Alberta is proposing a raft of changes, including an end to early retirement incentives, to overcome a $7.4-billion unfunded liability in public-sector pensions.Unions, however, say the pro...
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Horner Asks For Budget Help

CALGARY - Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner says he wants to hear from experts at a summit this summer about how best to predict energy prices for future budgets.The province's Progressive Conserva...
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Alberta Government's Slide Into The Red

EDMONTON - The Alberta government — squeezed by falling oil revenues and a growing population — has delivered a budget that holds the line on day-to-day spending but borrows billions, a drastic change...
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Less Energy Wealth IS 'The New Reality'

EDMONTON — With Alberta's bottom line being gutted by falling oil revenue, the March 7 budget will embody a "once in a generation'' transformation in how the province builds and sustains its spending,...
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Alberta Falls Deeper In Debt

EDMONTON - Falling oil revenues and a volatile global marketplace are hammering Alberta's bottom line and may leave taxpayers with a deficit as large as $3 billion this year, Finance Minister Doug Hor...
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Good, But Not Good Enough, Alberta

EDMONTON - Figures released Thursday show Alberta came close to balancing its budget last year, but Finance Minister Doug Horner said it isn't smooth sailing for the province given the volatility of t...
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Decision Day For Alberta Tories

UPDATE 5: Posted new story updated with Gary Mar's lead. UPDATE 4: Here's the top four with 10 polls reporting: Gary Mar 44.4%, Alison Redford 18%, Doug Horner 14.3%, Ted Morton 12.6%. UPDATE 3: Fir...