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Grits in Ottawa and Dippers in Edmonton: far from the worst combination for keeping Alberta’s economy in motion: PHOTOS: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley take questions from the media in this screen shot of the government’s video. Bloggers were not invited, but I’m blaming the feds and promising not to go all Rebel Media on anyone. Below: Federal NDP Leader Thomas Mul...
Premier Rachel Notley introduces six new cabinet members … pretty flawlessly: PHOTOS: Premier Rachel Notley introduces her expanded, 19-member (that is, 18 full + 1 associate member) cabinet to the media at Government House yesterday morning. (Photo by Dave Cournoyer, used with permission.) Below: New cabinet members Christina Gray, Richard Feehan, Brandy Payne, Marlin Sch...
Alberta Federation of Labour President Gil McGowan assails Notley Government’s royalty ‘mistake’: PHOTOS: Alberta Federation of Labour President Gil McGowan. Below: Mr. McGowan with federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair; Calgary Sun columnist Rick Bell. Many progressive Albertans who were shocked and troubled by the Notley Government’s dramatic reversal on petroleum royalty policy on Friday will ...
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Thank goodness we didn’t build that Firewall!: Fifteen years ago, in Jan. 2001, six prominent Conservative lobbyists and university professors, including future Prime Minister Stephen Harper and provincial cabinet minister Ted Morton, penned the Firewall Manifesto. Prime Minister Jean Chretien‘s Liberals had been re-elected to a third-term in...
Notley spreads out the workload in new expanded NDP cabinet: Alberta’s provincial cabinet grew by six today as Premier Rachel Notley announced an early 2016 cabinet shuffle. These appointments bring the size of Alberta’s cabinet up to 19, which is larger than the initial 12 cabinet ministers appointed after the... Continue Reading →
Three days left to support the Pride Tape kickstarter: 1,083 backers have stepped up to donate $70.073 in support the Pride Tape kickstarter campaign since it was  started in December 2015. Launched by the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services at the University of Alberta and supported by Calder... Continue Reading →
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Going where a wheelchair can't — in a sit ski: When Ana Lucas-Osma discovered cross-country skiing, it allowed her to feel just like everyone else who has ever tried the sport — free, independent, and as though she had never broken her spine. Lucas-Osma, 36, cannot stand on her razor-thin racing skis, but sits balanced atop them, crunched int...
Some Sherwood Park residents prefer park over new school: While stroller-pushing parents plead for new schools in their Edmonton suburbs, a group of Sherwood Park residents is hoping for just the opposite.
Public buildings with pizzazz: "We're really trying to bring design to everything"
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Why I’m Supporting Don Iveson: In tomorrow’s civic election, Don Iveson is my pick for Mayor. First, a disclosure and a couple of comments: Don and his wife Sarah are friends, and I am a part of Don’s campaign team. It’s worth reiterating that this is purely a personal opinion, not an endorsement on behalf of any organization...
Arenas and Civic Myopia: This afternoon, Edmonton City Council will consider the Master Agreement for the proposed downtown arena. It will almost certainly pass, with some contingency to cover the missing $100 million if provincial funds don’t materialize. The purpose of this post isn’t to rehash the debate. The argumen...

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