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Get ready to welcome Danielle Smith to Alberta’s blogging elite! | Mar 31 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Fitting as her comeuppance may have been, I confess to a certain sympathy with former Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith’s instinctive reaction to her nomination loss on the weekend.
Jamie Lall
Apprehended insurrections: Tory party slams the door shut after three horses leave the barn | Mar 30 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | With three horses missing, the door of the PC barn was slammed shut Sunday morning. Will that make members behave themselves, or will it make their rebellion worse?
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Migrant work: A worldwide game of musical chairs plays out in Atlantic Canada | Mar 30 2015 | Josie Baker, Katie Mazer | Temporary foreign workers have more in common with Atlantic Canadians who migrate to Alberta for work than the Conservative government would have us believe. Read on.
Migrant advocacy groups fight April 1 temporary foreign worker deportations | Mar 30 2015 | Ethel Tungohan | With the April 1 deportation deadline looming, migrant advocacy groups are holding demonstrations to show temporary foreign workers deserve to stay in Canada.
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This is your prime minister on drugs | Mar 30 2015 | Julie Devaney | It may appear that harm reduction and safe-injection sites are peripherally related to the campaign for a national pharmacare plan, but the Harper government's drug policies inextricably link them.
Violence against Indigenous women and the case of Cindy Gladue | Mar 30 2015 | Tracey Lindberg | To those who know the legacy of violence against Indigenous women, the appalling case of Cindy Gladue does not create confusion.
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C-51 hearings end with suggestion government erred in drafting bill | Mar 30 2015 | Stuart Trew | Like university students cramming for an exam, Thursday night the parliamentary public security committee finished the last of nine hearings into the government's anti-terrorism bill.
Brian Jean
Brian Who? … Albertans know precious little about the Wildrose Opposition's new leader | Mar 30 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | The new leader of Alberta's Wildrose Party is a man of mystery. We don't even know if he's tall or short, let alone what he really stands for.
The interview we wish we had with Premier Prentice on Budget 2015 | Mar 30 2015 | Susan Wright | We show who we are, and how much we care, by what we do. Who is Jim Prentice? How much does he care?
Violence against indigenous women, girls and two-spirits: What’s the state of law and the role of advocacy? | Mar 30 2015 | Victoria Fenner | A Panel Discussion hosted by the Aboriginal Law and Feminist Law Students Associations at the University of Toronto.
Jim Prentice & Danielle Smith
Darwin Awards, the political edition: So long to Danielle Smith, turncoat former Alberta Opposition leader | Mar 29 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Unlike former premier Alison Redford, who tried recently to make the claim, former Opposition leader Danielle Smith truly had become the most polarizing figure in Alberta politics.
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Accessing information to demilitarize McGill | Mar 28 2015 | Dan Kellar | A chat with Rachel from Demilitarize McGill focusing on the group's efforts to reveal weapons research contracts involving McGill profs.

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