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  1. Alberta may hold risks for ToriesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    - Alberta's no longer a political free spot on the federal election bingo card, thanks to an NDP win in May's provincial election that will likely earn the province an unwarranted amount of attention from federal leaders. With the exception of Anne ...

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  2. 'Edmonton will be a battleground': Alberta under scrutiny during campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Alberta's no longer a political free spot on the federal election bingo card, thanks to an NDP win in May's provincial election that will likely earn the province an unwarranted amount of attention from federal leaders. Conservative strength in Alberta has made it infertile ground for anyone else.

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  3. Federal election 2015: What's up for grabs in Alberta?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MacLeans

    Alberta may no longer be the political freespot on the bingo card during this federal election campaign as the provincial win by the NDP in May is likely to garner the province an unwarranted amount of attention from federal leaders. The overpowering Conservative strength in Alberta has made it unfertile ground for anyone else.

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  4. Justin Trudeau attacks Harper government's economic and environmental record at Calgary rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Post

    ... candidates in all of Calgary's 10 ridings, though the Grits have not yet selected hopefuls in two other southern Alberta constituencies: Bow River and Foothills. The Green Party, which vows to run candidates in every riding, has selected contenders ...

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  5. 7 federal ridings to watch in 'interesting' AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBC News

    ... are running to represent the NDP. In the past couple of weeks, the Conservatives stepped up with announcements from Alberta federal ministers Rona Ambrose, Jason Kenney and Tim Uppal. Calgary hit the infrastructure jackpot, getting $1.53 billion for ...

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  6. Canada Commits Funding to Construction of the Southwest Calgary Ring RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Market Wire

    Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, Minister for Multiculturalism and Member of Parliament for Calgary Southeast, was joined today by Brian Mason, Alberta's Minister of Transportation and Minister of Infrastructure to announce funding of up to $582.9 million for the Southwest Calgary Ring Road Project under the National Infrastructure Component of the New Building Canada Fund. The work will ease congestion, reduce travel times and improve safety on the highway commonly known as the Stoney Trail.

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  7. Notley to meet Harper next week as politicians flock to StampedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Edmonton Journal

    ... Rad is loosely based on the Hindu Festival of Colors, otherwise known as Holi. Premier Rachel Notley is the head of Alberta's orange wave while Prime Minister Stephen Harper bleeds Tory blue, but the province's most powerful politicians - and the ...

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  8. Alberta sees sixth month of EI growth as numbers increase 10.7% in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    April was the fourth month in a row that Alberta had the biggest increase in the number of people on employment insurance, according to Statistics Canada data released Thursday. The province saw a 10.7 per cent jump in number of EI beneficiaries in the month, bringing the total number of Albertans on EI to 43,900.

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  9. Alberta sees sixth month of EI growth as numbers increase 10.7% in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    ... of receiving an application.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA - April was the fourth month in a row that Alberta had the biggest increase in the number of people on employment insurance, according to Statistics Canada data released Thursday. ...

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  10. Tempest in a Tim Hortons cup: Enbridge ad debacle births a boycottRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... was a Tims miracle. The coffee-crushing juggernaut did not end there. Other powerful fans of the oil sands and the Alberta energy sector vowed they would also take snit leave, and not darken Tims' doors again. Rebel Media's Ezra Levant organized a ...

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  11. Opinion: 'Timbitumen' fury prompts Tim Hortons to pull Enbridge adsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Edmonton Journal

    Cups of coffee sit on a counter in a Tim Hortons outlet in Oakville, Ont. on Monday Sept.

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  12. on Target: Photo-op foulups typical of troubled missionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    In their excitement over having footage of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Defence Minister Jason Kenne near the front lines, Prime Minister's Office staffers goofed. Last week's elaborately staged photo-ops in Kurdistan, Iraq and Kuwait quickly backfired on Prime Minister Stephen Harper when his office breached security protocols by posting videos online that clearly revealed the faces of Canadian special forces operatives.

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  13. War-mongering tops aid for ConservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Brandon Sun

    ... if that is any indication of how things are to go in Iraq. The Albertans just tossed out the Harper Conservatives in Alberta. Time for the same change in Ottawa. Out the Cons. In with the NDP. Time for some much-needed humanity again in Canada and ...

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  14. Alberta election helps heals pain from wounds inflicted by Ralph...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Georgia Straight

    There are some deeper reasons why the election of an NDP government in Alberta has brought such joy to progressives across Canada. When members of the federal NDP MPs sang "Four Strong Winds" at yesterday's caucus meeting, it was almost like a welcoming of Alberta back into the national fold.

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  15. Tory dynasty is over provincially; Wildrose takes Strathmore-BrooksRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | The Brooks Bulletin

    ... the only story as a result of Tuesday's provincial election. The NDP majority means it's the first time in 44 years Alberta has a new governing party. The dynasty-holding Progressive Conservatives held on to just 10 seats and although PC leader Jim ...

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  16. Five stories in Canada we're watchingRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | MacLeans

    ... Afghanistan when he was 15. Now 28, Khadr is more than halfway through his sentence at Bowden Institution in central Alberta. The drug trial for a friend of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford is expected to get underway today after a false start. ...

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  17. Five stories in the news today, March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Lethbridge Herald

    ... Afghanistan when he was 15. Now 28, Khadr is more than halfway through his sentence at Bowden Institution in central Alberta. The drug trial for a friend of former Toronto mayor Rob Ford is expected to get underway today after a false start. ...

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  18. After his last election, Harper's legacy could use an apt PrenticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Globe and Mail

    ... Prentice resigned as environment minister for a job at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Now he is Premier of Alberta and Mr. Harper is facing his last election. The next few months could decide the fate of both men. Mr. Prentice will need to ...

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  19. Trouble in Stephen Harper's backyard: GoarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Toronto Star

    Tempers flared in Alberta when the federal government choked off the influx of low-skilled temporary foreign workers nine months ago. Now the anger is laced with anxiety.

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  20. Editorial: Tweak our thinking on labour in wake of TFW changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Edmonton Journal

    ... Albertans complained about disastrous implications. A McDonald's franchise owner warned of "irreparable damage" to Alberta's economy, restaurant hours reduced or shuttered from a lack of workers. At their annual meeting, the Alberta Urban ...

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