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Fred Horne
David J. Climenhaga | Former health minister Fred Horne's signal accomplishment was the complete destruction of the fairy tale Alberta Health Services operated at arm's length from the government.
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Doug Horner
David J. Climenhaga | Given the shabby treatment the former minister of finance has received from Premier Jim Prentice, it’s hard to see how Doug Horner had much choice.
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Screenshot of CBC Calgary news page
David J. Climenhaga | If the PC nomination in former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith's riding is fair, she’ll probably lose. If it's not, it'll be obvious. Either outcome could be a problem for Premier Jim Prentice.
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David J. Climenhaga | The goal of the tight campaign window is obviously to help Premier Jim Prentice's campaign by keeping the opposition parties off balance as long as possible.
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Stephen Mandel
David J. Climenhaga | Sorry, but if you want real change in Alberta, you're going to have to vote to change the government.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | What's Alberta's new PC leader to do? He can hardly throw the old crowd under the bus at the same time as he's putting some of them back in the cabinet driver's seat.
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Doug Horner
David J. Climenhaga | Jim Prentice picked up his nomination papers to general rejoicing in Tory circles on Thursday, presumably the sort of thing that is now big news here in Alberta.
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David J. Climenhaga | A closed-door campaign conducted by mostly anonymous agents on behalf of a silent candidate. Is this any way to run a democracy?
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Thomas Lukaszuk
David J. Climenhaga | If you were Alberta Tory heir apparent Jim Prentice, whom would you rather face in a tussle for the tarnished Tory tiara? The scrappy Ric McIver or the unbeloved Thomas Lukaszuk?
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Ken Hughes
David J. Climenhaga | If the Alberta Tories had a better chance of winning the next general election, more and better candidates would be running.
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David J. Climenhaga | A substantial WBC give-back will mean many companies and other employers will receive what some might call a substantial hidden subsidy.
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Guy Smith & Doug Horner
David J. Climenhaga | The PC Government of Alberta Premier Dave Hancock is desperately trying to press the reset button on two years of horrible relations with public sector unions under Alison Redford.