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Prentice budget a missed opportunity

It was supposed to be a historic budget. It was supposed to restore balance, stability and sustainability to our province’s finances. It was supposed to ensure that all Albertans were contribut...
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Politics before workers?

Farming is one of the most dangerous occupations in Alberta. The rates of workplace injury and workplace fatality are among the highest of all jobs in the province. In 2013 alone, 16 farm workers die...
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New year, old climate framework

The Alberta government has a problem: it needs to find a way to keep doing absolutely nothing while trying to look proactive and progressive. That problem is more difficult to solve than you might im...
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The more things change

For a province where the same party has been in power for 43 years, it is surprising how interesting and dynamic Alberta politics can actually be on occasion. The year 2014, it could be argued, has b...
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The real winners of the Bill 10 battle

Activists and opposition parties in Alberta were quick to declare victory last week upon learning that Premier Jim Prentice had placed Bill 10 on hold “pending further consultation with Alberta...