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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, a few weeks before the October 2017 municipal election he won handily (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Panel members looking at polling during the 2017 Calgary municipal election also rapped the knuckles of Mainstreet Research, the company working with the Postmedia newspaper chain.
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David J. Climenhaga | In 2017, the pollster that published optimistic results for the UCP yesterday admitted to "a catastrophic polling failure" in its coverage of the Calgary civic election.
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Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi
David J. Climenhaga | It's not bad news for the NDP that voters in many communities continue to tilt toward middle-of-the-road progressive candidates in elections for municipal councils and public school boards.
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Photo: Premier of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | The appointment to cabinet of former Tory Sandra Jansen, who crossed the floor to the NDP last year, is designed to win hearts and minds in Calgary, likely to be the key electoral battleground.
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Mayor Naheed Nenshi. Image: Flickr/Premier of Alberta​
Penney Kome | Hockey arena and a new transit route are major contentious issues in Calgary's upcoming mayoral election.
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Rona Ambrose (Photo: Number 10/flickr)
David J. Climenhaga | The Wilson Center is tied closely to the U.S. government and housed in the Ronald Reagan Building. As a former Conservative Party leader, Rona Ambrose should feel right at home there.
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Penney Kome | Leo Tolstoy's Doukobors and Mayor Nenshi's Ismaili parents fled to Canada, as U.S. dissidents still do.
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Greg Clark
David J. Climenhaga | No one would really mind if the leader of the Alberta Party crossed the floor of the Legislature to join the Progressive Conservatives … because no one would really care.
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Stephen Carter
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta political strategist Stephen Carter noted his intention to support potential candidate Sandra Jansen with this zinger: "I want to kick the shit out of Jason Kenney."
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Brian Jean
David J. Climenhaga | A feud with a prominent Quebec politician may work for Alberta's conservatives if it encourages the conditions in which the NDP's campaign to win social license for pipelines fails.
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David J. Climenhaga | As shown by a flurry of Brexit-celebrating tweets Thursday night, Kenney has basically become Canada's greatest Internet troll.
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | From Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's perspective, there are far more challenging conservative candidates she could have to face than Jason Kenney.