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Ted Morton during the 2011 Progressive Conservative leadership race. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | The former Alberta finance minister did get one thing right in his Calgary Herald article: If Alberta is to survive its current bust it's going to need a sales tax.
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Ray Speaker
David J. Climenhaga | Voices from the ancien regime: Jason Kenney has published a list of 50 former MLAs who support him.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | Alison Redford may not have intended to, but she smashed the mould. Alberta politics will never be the same again. It all started five years ago today.
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | Ye shall know them by their friends … and some of Jason Kenney's are pretty interesting to contemplate.
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Barry Cooper
David J. Climenhaga | It's been almost nine months now. Surely it's time for Alberta conservatives to get up to speed on how this democracy thing works!
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SOPP
David J. Climenhaga | It is hard to believe that much non-partisan, independent academic scholarship takes place in the atmosphere encouraged at the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy.
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Ed Stelmach
David J. Climenhaga | If interim PC Leader Ric McIver is serious about rebuilding his party, he needs to start listening more carefully to what former premier Ed Stelmach has to say.
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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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Bridget Pastoor
David J. Climenhaga | The PC Party board of directors voted on Saturday to have all their candidates nominated by the Ides of March. After that, a vote is bound to follow quickly.
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David J. Climenhaga | Yesterday's bungled Bill 10 brouhaha reveals Alberta Premier Jim Prentice is just another politician who puts his pants on one leg at a time … backwards.
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Steve West
David J. Climenhaga | Watch out! The fight to save public services, fair pensions for the people who deliver them, and the very idea of a public sector is far from over in Alberta.
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Ric McIver
David J. Climenhaga | If Ric McIver were to beat Jim Prentice for the Tory crown, he'd be the third candidate in a row not favoured by the party establishment to pull off the feat, fourth if you count Ralph Klein.