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Ken Georgetti
Tory-linked lobbying firm hires former CLC president, B.C. NDP minister | Jun 8 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Some of Alberta's NDP-free lobbying firms are starting to take measures to try to fix that unexpectedly serious deficiency.
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Sunshine, ice cream and a mellow multitude of 10,000 or so usher in the NDP era in Alberta | May 25 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Near the end of her remarks, Ms. Notley observed: "My friends, it is springtime in Alberta and a fresh wind is blowing." That assessment seems about right!
Jim Prentice
Whither Alberta's Progressive Conservatives? Nowhere, probably … | May 14 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | If I were setting the NDP's agenda, I would place that promised ban on corporate and union donations right at the very top of my legislative to-do list!
Keep on going... we are making a difference | May 14 2015 | Maya Bhullar | Taking action forced changes on the tax on tampons, Bill C-51, and, of course, in Alberta. Don't stop now!
Not Rex: On the plan for Albertastan | May 14 2015 | Humberto DaSilva | CBC TV had barely called an NDP majority government in Alberta when Minister of Justice Peter MacKay declared the province Albertastan!
Photo: flickr/ Don Voaklander
NDP gets strong public services mandate from Albertan voters | May 13 2015 | Ella Bedard | No longer faced with Jim Prentice's proposed cuts, Alberta's unions can now breathe a sigh of relief with Rachel Notley.
Photo: flickr/ Don Voaklander
Women of The War Room: The Alberta NDP | May 13 2015 | Sally Houser | Lots has been said about Rachel Notley's NDP victory in Alberta. What is important to note right away is that the central campaign staff were also made up of well over half women.
Photo: Don Voaklander/flickr
Alberta rejects the Canadian legacy of tax injustice | May 12 2015 | Duncan Cameron | Knowing that some people are not paying their fair share elicits strong emotions. When a talented leader such as Rachel Notley addresses blatant injustices, people get mad and go out and vote.
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Lobbyists, agencies, government-funded ideological front groups face setbacks in wake of Alberta's Orange Wave | May 11 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Several organizations and businesses are going to find the transition to Alberta's new Orange reality difficult, perhaps impossible.
Image: Twitter/@rachelnotley
Like Barrett '72, Rachel Notley and Alberta are in for a wild ride | May 9 2015 | Rod Mickleburgh | After turfing two decades of SoCred rule, B.C. NDP's Dave Barrett famously told his caucus, 'We're here for a good time, not a long time.' What row will newly elected Rachel Notley hoe?
John Brownlee
Tune up this spring with something new … Alberta's PCs can find renewal and purpose as something completely different! | May 8 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Clearly, the time is right to restructure the PC Party as a chain of urban fuel stations, just like the UFA did when it was wiped out by Social Credit in 1935.
Photo: Don Voaklander/flickr
What the NDP victory means for progress and politics in Alberta | May 8 2015 | Rick Salutin | So what should we make of the NDP victory in Alberta? What does it mark politically and does it proclaim anything new about social democracy or democratic socialism?
Photo: flickr/ Jack Hope
Notley wins the province, but can she win the Alberta civil service? | May 8 2015 | Ryan Donnelly | The Alberta NDP has won a majority government, and with that the Premier's office and a large civil service that has been carrying out tasks for the PC government for over 40 years.
Photo: flickr/ Dave Cournoyer
Five things Albertans need to do in a post-PC province | May 8 2015 | Todd Ferguson | Dear Alberta, Congratulations on your NDP majority win. Now here's five things you can do to help out and support the progressives changes that are afoot.
Image: Reddit.com
Rachel Notley must prepare for a very Albertan coup | May 7 2015 | Gerry Caplan | Premier Notley will have a fine honeymoon -- but very soon the knives will be out.

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What lessons can Andrea Horwath learn from Rachel Notley? | terrytowel said... What does Rachel have that Andrea doesn't? What lessons can Andrea learn from Rachel for the 2018...
Jim Prentice throws a Hail Mary "If you want to STOP the NDP you cannot vote Wildrose" | terrytowel said... "The the only party that is going to stop the NDP in Alberta is the Progressive Conservative party...
Bye bye Rob Anders | Bacchus said... Goodbye MP Rob Anders, Hello Senator Rob Anders? in
Electoral Maps 5 | Wilf Day said... The new Quebec provincial map for the coming election has one important difference from the federal...
Alberta politics, election thread | Lou Arab said... A couple of links to get the thread started. First, from the Edmonton Journal... Quote: Though...
Conservatives admit they are losing in Edmonton-Strathcona | gyor said... I think people under estimate how wide spread this thing in Edmonton is. I think it goes beyond...
NDP battleground seats | ghoris said... Good start. Here's my $0.02 about the NDP's chances in B.C. Vulnerable NDP seats: Burnaby-Douglas...
How far will the Wildrose Alliance rise? | Yibpl said... The WRAlliance has the potential to make long term gains.  By winning an urban riding and...
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