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November 1988 federal election rally in Calgary. Front row: Mayor Ralph Klein, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Premier Don Getty. Photo: Government of Alberta/flickr
David J. Climenhaga | It's 2018 and we're starting to get a clearer impression of the true meaning of free trade with the United States. Thanks a load, Brian Mulroney!
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Caroline Mulroney
David J. Climenhaga | Caroline Mulroney, who is currently campaigning to lead Ontario's PC party, was warmly welcomed at the Manning Networking Conference in Ottawa this weekend.
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Photograph of The Reagans and Mulroneys in Quebec in 1985. Photo: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Karl Nerenberg | Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 2 of 2.
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November 1988 federal election rally in Calgary. With Mayor Ralph Klein, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Premier Don Getty, and former Prime Minister Joe Clark
Karl Nerenberg | Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 1 of 2.
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Cars. Photo: Dennis Gruending
Dennis Gruending | The NAFTA negotiations are causing Canadian union and business lobbies to modify some long held positions.
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The Canaport LNG jetty in Saint John. Image: Environmental Defence Canada/flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Notwithstanding its leaders’ faux tears and faux cries of outrage, the United Conservative Party soon to be led by Jason Kenney is absolutely delighted by this development.
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Kevin O'Leary. Photo: Ontario Chamber of Commerce/flickr
Duncan Cameron | With the withdrawal of Kevin O'Leary from the Conservative leadership race, the CPC avoids doing damage to itself. But can they make a choice that does not promise damage to others?
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Rachel Notley
David J. Climenhaga | Get used to it. As Otto von Bismarck famously observed, politics is "the art of the possible, the attainable, the art of the next best."
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Don MacIntyre
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's conservative parties are so mired in their market fundamentalist ideology that, ironically, they have no time for the marketplace of ideas.
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Karl Nerenberg | First-past-the-post often produces wild fluctuations from election to election. To preserve stability, the prudent course would be to reform the electoral system now.
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Jason Nixon
David J. Climenhaga | If the party truly disapproved of the racist imagery, the Wildrose whip, his caucus mates and the people who want to merge them into the PCs are going to have to work a lot harder to prove it.
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Don Mazankowski
David J. Climenhaga | Regardless of the timing and strategy for releasing the news, it's certain the move was planned in Ottawa while Stephen Harper was prime minister of Canada.