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...