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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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Sandra Jansen (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | In Alberta conservative circles, apparently what's sauce for the goose isn't sauce for the gander!
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | PC leadership candidate Jason Kenney is making a promise he knows he can't keep. His legal argument, as he surely knows perfectly well, is a dog that won't hunt.
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Danielle Smith and supporters, 2014
David J. Climenhaga | Former Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith says current leader Brian Jean has the same problem she did: the Opposition party's social conservative faction.
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Kent Hehr
David J. Climenhaga | Many of us will soon be disappointed by the Trudeau government. Still, Justin Trudeau at least has started his long walk on the right foot. Which is to say, of course, the left one.
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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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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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Nolan Crouse
David J. Climenhaga | If you didn’t happen to know there was an Alberta Liberal leadership race on, St. Albert Mayor Nolan Crouse's announcement today would have sounded mysterious.
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Raj Sherman
David J. Climenhaga | Only the Alberta NDP has managed a leadership transition since the 2012 provincial general election without leaving blood on the floor.
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Brian Mason
David J. Climenhaga | Even though their platforms are much alike, the rift between the NDP and the Alberta Liberals is probably just too wide to bridge.
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Donna Wilson
David J. Climenhaga | Once again, it could be argued, the inability of Liberals and New Democrats to agree on anything except 90 per cent of their platforms will help a Conservative into power.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | Band-Aid Schools announced for Calgary by Alberta Premier Jim Prentice yesterday can be bolted together quickly -- say, in time to be on display for the next general election.