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Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | It was Budget Day in Alberta and the sense of relief in the halls of the Legislature was palpable, again.
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Joe Ceci
David J. Climenhaga | Many Albertans, even conservatives, must feel on reading Budget 2016 secretly relieved the province doesn’t have to face a Wild Rose apocalypse just now.
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Lois Mitchell
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier-designate Rachel Notley gave her first official news conference in the Legislature yesterday. It was a bravura performance.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | There is an alternative, of course, but it lies with the only political party with seats in the Legislature that wasn't invited to the TV studio.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | A telling detail in the 2014 Alberta budget released yesterday: yet another million for the premier's office, already fat compared to the previous premier's skinnier operation.
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Kayle Hatt | It sounds like the federal government is going to try to help young people struggling to find employment. But when you look at the details in the budget, it's clear this is a measure for messaging.
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Doug Horner
David J. Climenhaga | Opaque, obscure and cynical? Maybe. But Alberta's Progressive Conservatives appear once again to have hugged the centre right.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | From the perspective of the Alberta Premier Alison Redford, a Throne Speech would inevitably trigger a number of inconvenient consequences.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | Those of us who have lived here for a while have all seen this show before -- literally, back when it starred Ralph Klein.