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Jason Kenney. Photo: Dave Cournoyer/Daveberta.ca
David J. Climenhaga | The results of Tuesday's elections in the not-entirely-dissimilar republic next door are suggestive of possibilities, if not certainties, here in Alberta.
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Shannon Daub, Zoë Yunker | Documents indicate that while the Paris talks were underway, the B.C. government launched a closed-door three month-long process with the oil and gas industry to revise and re-write the climate plan.
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Image: Flickr/Kyle Pearce
David J. Climenhaga | It turns out the B.C. Liberals' Climate Leadership Plan was drafted by industry representatives in the Calgary boardroom of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers!
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A wildfire in B.C. (Photo: B.C. Wildfire Service).
David J. Climenhaga | Why are you allowed to state one obvious conclusion when B.C. is afire, but not when Alberta is burning?
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Image: Flickr/Province of British Columbia
Sarah Miller | After the B.C. Liberals' bizarre throne speech yesterday -- which consisted of mostly ideas stolen from the NDP platform -- let's look at a few possible explanations for this sudden change of heart.
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Jason Kenney in 2010 at the Calgary Stampede Parade.
David J. Climenhaga | Nowadays many conservative politicians participate in Pride Parades, like next Saturday's in Edmonton. The reason is clear: They've become important political events.
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Derek Fildebrandt
David J. Climenhaga | "For those of us who supported the man we call 'Mad Max,' Bernier's loss was a heartbreaking disappointment." – Derek Fildebrandt, Wildrose finance critic
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Photo: Marcos Oliveira/Agência Senado/flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Despite Andrew Scheer's supposedly human face, don't bet the urban farm on him or his Conservative Party getting very far on the strength of a nice smile.
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Karl Nerenberg | The deal between John Horgan and Andrew Weaver does not absolutely assure that the NDP will get to form a minority government. If it does work out, the rest of the country will be watching closely.
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Rachel Notley
David J. Climenhaga | The "Asian premium" and "tidewater premium" for Alberta bitumen are myths spread by governments and pipeline proponents, argues earth scientist David Hughes.
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Sarah Miller | In a nail biting election where the outcome is still uncertain, one thing is clear: Citizens want change.
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Rachel Notley in Tokyo, April 2017
David J. Climenhaga | Success on the pipeline file is apparently essential to political success in Alberta -- never mind the world market for petroleum.