Getty died last week at age 82, after years of declining health.
"Premier Getty was a dedicated Albertan."
EDMONTON — Don Getty, the broad-shouldered, bristle-topped kid who came west to champion Alberta dynasties in both football and politics, has died. Getty's family confirmed the former Progressive Cons...
The key question for the new premier is: will he follow the lead of former Premier Don Getty--and raise taxes as both the premier and finance minister are hinting--or Ralph Klein, who controlled spending and reduced taxes? The answer will affect the fortunes of all Albertans.