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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | Whether the explanation is cynical lying or spectacular incompetence, Alberta's situation is made worse by the PCs' failure to plan for entirely predictable circumstances.
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Stephen Mandel
David J. Climenhaga | Under "Alberta's New Management," Calgary will continue to get the gold mine while Edmonton still gets the shaft. But Edmonton's strident voice in cabinet has fallen silent.
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Dr. Anny Sauvageau
David J. Climenhaga | While so much was going on in Alberta today, Premier Jim Prentice made himself prudently scarce, visiting his new American BFF, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
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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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Brian Mason
David J. Climenhaga | A sales tax? In Alberta? Alberta Premier Jim Prentice has obviously taken former finance minister Ted Morton's advice to heart that "this fiscal crisis is too good to waste."
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Danielle Smith
David J. Climenhaga | The closed-door deal has to include cabinet posts for key Wildrosers or, to be blunt about it, they simply wouldn't have come across.
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David J. Climenhaga | The sum of Friday's and yesterday's Siamese twin press releases seems for Alberta civil servants to be "the beatings will continue until morale improves!"
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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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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta’s new premier might live up to his government's commitment of transparency and disband a labour relations committee that functions like a secret society.
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David J. Climenhaga | Electoral math is calculus, not merely arithmetic.
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Don Braid
David J. Climenhaga | A journalist has ferreted out that Alberta's upcoming budget was to include a $300-million "operating budget." Why isn't the media very interested?