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Don’t blame loudmouth extremist Craig Chandler for PC Leader Ric McIver’s troubles – they’re all his own: PHOTOS: Tory Dream Team, 2014 edition. From left to right, Jim Prentice, Ric McIver and Thomas Lukaszuk. You’ve got to admit, from the perspective of 2016, Mr. Lukaszuk is lookin’ pretty good, and not just because of the orange tie! Below: Extreme social conservative Craig Chandler, Mr. Chandler’...
Where’s the beef? Alberta’s cattle industry is only getting what it ordered from Earls: PHOTOS: Where’s the beef? Not in Alberta, if this province’s beef industry can do anything about it. One thing this story has nothing to do with is small-time ranchers like the guy on the steer or independent restaurants like the one run by the mom and pop below. The former picture belongs to the...
Insightful Parkland Institute study of how media covers workplace injuries helps put yesterday’s tragedy in perspective: PHOTO: An Alberta Occupational Health and Safety officer on the job. (Government of Alberta illustration.) Below: Athabasca University labour relations professors Bob Barnetson and Jason Foster, authors of a new study on how media coverage distorts our understanding of workplace injuries in Alber...
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“From Morinville to Oxford to Ottawa…”: Edmonton-Centre Liberal MP Randy Boissonnault is on the cover of this month's Avenue Edmonton magazine.
Alberta PCs to debate leadership changes, including delegated conventions: Activists from Alberta’s Progressive Conservative Party will be electing executive officers and debating amendments to their organization’s constituency at an annual general meeting on May 7, 2016 in Red Deer. After 44 years as government, the PC Party was defeated in... Continue Reading →
Five CEOs hold a press conference in a penthouse boardroom: It was a case of political friendly fire. With only days left before Election Day, the anti-NDP fear campaign was in full-gear but this shot might have been the final nail in the coffin for Alberta’s 44-year old Progressive Conservative... Continue Reading →
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Edmonton Oilers fans settle for fourth-overall draft pick: Oilers fans hoping for yet another first-round draft pick are settling for fourth after the Toronto Maple Leafs won the NHL draft lottery Saturday night.
Settlement reached in lawsuit after laptop stolen from Edmonton Medicentre: A settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit filed after a laptop containing the personal health information of 620,000 Albertans went missing. It totals $725,000 to resolve credit damage, mental distress, increased risk of future identity theft and time and costs associated with pre...
Protesters trying to stop tree cutting at Edmonton LRT project in river valley: Police took away two protesters carrying signs that disrupted work clearing trees at the Cloverdale Footbridge. On Friday, a man was arrested for trespassing during a similar protest.
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Why I’m Supporting Don Iveson: In tomorrow’s civic election, Don Iveson is my pick for Mayor. First, a disclosure and a couple of comments: Don and his wife Sarah are friends, and I am a part of Don’s campaign team. It’s worth reiterating that this is purely a personal opinion, not an endorsement on behalf of any organization...
Arenas and Civic Myopia: This afternoon, Edmonton City Council will consider the Master Agreement for the proposed downtown arena. It will almost certainly pass, with some contingency to cover the missing $100 million if provincial funds don’t materialize. The purpose of this post isn’t to rehash the debate. The argumen...

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