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Susan on the Soapbox

Susan Wright is a lawyer with over 26 years of experience in oil, natural gas, petrochemicals and pipelines. She believes that engaged citizens can change the world. She writes a political blog called Susan on the Soapbox. The Soapbox received the 2013 Clawbie award for the best legal blog for a non-legal audience. Follow her on Twitter [url=https://twitter.com/susanspbx]@Susanspbx[/url].

Blog - Susan on the Soapbox August 18
Susan Wright | Is Jim Prentice's statement that giving away free memberships to the PC Party (a.k.a. paying for them himself) democratic true or truth-y?
Blog - Susan on the Soapbox August 11
Susan Wright | Oh boy, there is no shortage of material from the Alberta Tories when it comes to spending scandals. Will anyone in Alberta notice?
Blog - Susan on the Soapbox August 7
Image: Flickr/Kempton
Susan Wright | Is Alison Redford a rogue politician or does she belong to a rogue party?
Blog - Susan on the Soapbox July 28
Image: Flickr/Woodysworld
Susan Wright | Out of the blue Alberta Premier Dave Hancock announced that Albertans would be getting a nifty new licence plate and they'd be allowed to vote for their favourite designs, lucky us!
Blog - Susan on the Soapbox July 21
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Susan Wright | Licia Corbella wrote in the Calgary Herald last week that Jim Prentice closely resembled popular former Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Blog - Susan on the Soapbox July 14
Susan Wright | Alberta's Auditor General Merwan Saher has called the government's performance on climate change strategy "troubling" and "disturbing." The PC's response? Blowing smoke.
Blog - Susan on the Soapbox July 8
Image: Twitter
Susan Wright | Who deserves a severance package: Ms. Neala Barton or the Alberta Health Services executives?
Blog - Susan on the Soapbox June 2
Susan Wright | By forcing government and industry to respect Aboriginal title to ancestral lands the Supreme Court of Canada reined in the relentless drive for economic development at the expense of everything else.