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PC Jim Lester won the North Mount Pearl seat. Photo: @FarmerJim/Twitter
Cory Collins | ​As the province's outlook bleakens, discontent with the governing Liberals has cooled off
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Karl Nerenberg | First-past-the-post often produces wild fluctuations from election to election. To preserve stability, the prudent course would be to reform the electoral system now.
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Redeye Collective | Calgary MLA Sandra Jansen crossed the floor to join the provincial NDP shortly after withdrawing from the Progressive Conservative leadership race. Duncan Kinney of Progress Alberta explains why.
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Karl Nerenberg | Jim Prentice was the only one of Harper's environment ministers to achieve anything of consequence. His was a voice for reason in a government that had too few.
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Teuila Fuatai | The Manitoba Federation of Labour warns this new bill could disrupt more than a decade of peaceful labour relations in the province.
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Prabhdeep Gill
David J. Climenhaga | This Tory victory on Calgary's multi-ethnic East Side certainly goes to the PC Party’s recent narrative that only it can win for conservatives in urban Alberta.
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David J. Climenhaga | Stephanie McLean and her baby offered a powerful symbol of the change this government has wrought, and it is said here this will be an electoral incentive to many voters come 2019.
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Kim Elliott | Canadian politician and humanitarian Flora MacDonald died July 26, 2015 at the age of 89. MacDonald was Canada's first female foreign minister.
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Old Glory
David J. Climenhaga | Surely Independence Day 2015 is as good a moment as any to formally begin the process of returning Canadian values to the governance of Canada?
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Colin Piquette
David J. Climenhaga | A report on the future of Athabasca University smacks of a document drafted with the anti-labour attitudes and austerity policies of the previous Progressive Conservative government in mind.
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Karl Nerenberg | Seeking support to win the PC leadership race in 2003, Peter MacKay promised that there would be no merger with Stephen Harper's party, the Canadian Alliance. Months later, he engineered a merger.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | How many seats can Alberta Premier Jim Prentice lose for the 44-year-old PC government he was brought in expressly to save and still avoid having to resign?