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Whose interest is the AER serving?

Do you feel like you have a say in how our province’s energy resources, in particular the oilsands, are developed? Do you feel like you are able to put a stop to any project that would cause ir...
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Prentice two weeks in

Shortly after winning the Conservative leadership race, Jim Prentice told the media, “After two weeks with me as the Premier, there will be no doubts in anyone’s minds that this a time of renew...
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Moving from one hotel to the next

The beginning of a new school year can be stressful for children and parents at the best of times. Parents worry about money for supplies, clothes and fees. Children worry about meeting new schoolmat...
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Losing sight of the big picture

You might have missed it. In fact, you probably did. While the mainstream media and opposition parties were busy discussing Thomas Lukaszuk’s $20 000 cellphone bill last week, the Alberta gover...
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Air quality report demands action

In 2012, as part of the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan, the Alberta government set maximum limits for air pollution in the province’s bitumen sands areas, and also a number of triggers which, wh...

Another bad idea from the CTF

Ask anyone you know what the best-functioning democracy in the world today is, and you are unlikely to have them reply with the United States. With a system founded on billion-dollar campaigns funded...

Why is Johnson still here?

Jeff Johnson became Alberta’s Minister of Education in May 2012, just as the Alberta government and the Alberta Teachers’ Association were in the midst of some fairly intense and combativ...
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The truth behind Alberta’s P3

It’s sometimes hard in this province not to channel your inner seven-year-old, putting your hands on your hips, leaning forward defiantly, and screaming out, “I tooooold you so!” Th...

Building a better Alberta

It can be difficult these days, especially here in Alberta, to fathom that there is light at the end of the proverbial tunnel in regards to our future. Our provincial and federal governments have bee...