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Joan Crockatt. Image: David Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | A great Liberal candidate, Kent Hehr, and a great Liberal campaign, Justin Trudeau's, won the election of 2015. Claims to the contrary are codswallop.
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Jason Kenney Presser
David J. Climenhaga | Apparently nostalgic, Kenney included a maudlin look back at the late premier Ralph Klein. "We miss you Ralph. My goodness, we miss you!"
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Hazel McCallion
David J. Climenhaga | If the Liberals' positive momentum continues through the weekend, it's not inconceivable they could push themselves into majority territory as the NDP did in Alberta, a pollster says.
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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.
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Laurie Blakeman
David J. Climenhaga | Shift happens. It's just that in Alberta it doesn't seem to happen very fast. Maybe something’s starting to percolate, though, just the same.
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Kyle Harrietha
David J. Climenhaga | As goes Macleod, so goes Alberta. And if Stephen Harper sent an airfleet of F-35s to drop atomic bombs on Macleod, the survivors would crawl out of the rubble and vote Conservative.
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Rob Anders
David J. Climenhaga | The defeat of national embarrassment Rob Anders by former provincial cabinet minister Ron Liepert last night in the race for the Conservative nomination in Calgary Signal Hill marks the end of an era.
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Ray Guardia
David J. Climenhaga | When it comes to electing progressive parties, Alberta is not Quebec. But it may be a heck of a lot closer to it than it seems.
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David J. Climenhaga | Armed Forces members should be with Ontario Hydro crews in Toronto, clearing trees and checking homes for vulnerable trapped citizens. The PM should be there too.
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David J. Climenhaga | Unfortunately for the PM's "reform" talk, the only way to fix the Senate that will actually work is to abolish it.
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United Alternative ... CWAP?
David J. Climenhaga | "We need a slogan, something that starts with an R and mean 'reunion' but doesn't have the word 'union' in it," said an anonymous strategist.
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David J. Climenhaga | Warning: This is a work of humour. Actual events may not turn out exactly as predicted, or even close, sort of like Fraser Institute studies in that regard.