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Ron Liepert
David J. Climenhaga | The former health minister and the former health care CEO are gone and, once again, there is peace in the valley of Alberta health care.
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Alberta Speaker Gene Zwozdesky
David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta Legislature could have done worse than choose someone like Gene Zwozdesky to wear the Speaker’s three-cornered hat.
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David J. Climenhaga | The first session of Alberta's 28th Legislature opens later today with one bill, still a secret, and not much work for the province's 87 MLAs to do.
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West Yellowhead PC MLA Robin Campbell
David J. Climenhaga | Next on the agenda for the Alberta Legislature: the 87 newly elected MLAs need to elect a Speaker to preside over their ... er ... deliberations.
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Alberta Speaker Ken Kowalski
David J. Climenhaga | There are two reasons generational change is happening so dramatically right now in the Alberta PC Party: Premier Alison Redford has decreed it, and not quitting could cost aged MLAs lots of money.
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Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne
David J. Climenhaga | With choice, you can be like the homeless youth who very much enjoys the choice of not being able to afford to stay at the Hotel MacDonald or not being able to afford to stay at the Delta.
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Alberta Premier Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | Barely sworn in as Alberta premier, Alison Redford's flip-flop yesterday on the Heartland Transmission Line has seasoned political observers wondering if her government has already 'jumped the shark.'
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Rocky Mountain Cabinet Horror Show
David J. Climenhaga | Progressive voters who supported Alison Redford on the strength of her pledges to preserve public health care may have been having trouble breathing yesterday morning.
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Former Alberta Health Services CEO Stephen Duckett
David J. Climenhaga | If the former head of Alberta Health Services wasn't fired, as everyone agrees, why was he paid off nearly three quarters of a million dollars? Heads should roll!
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Alberta Leadership frontrunner Gary Mar
David J. Climenhaga | It's still likely Gary Mar will win the Alberta Conservative leadership contest, possibly on the first ballot. But the race is his to lose.
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Alberta Culture Minister Lindsay Blackett
David J. Climenhaga | Yesterday, Lindsay Blackett treated his own leadership disappointment with a typically blunt assessment -- "money certainly had to be raised... and it wasn't."
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Alberta Tory non-candidate Tom Lukaszuk
David J. Climenhaga | Alison Redford's campaign, interestingly, is reminding observers of the campaign run by Naheed Nenshi, who came from behind last October to triumph in a three-way race for mayor of Calgary.