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Yesterday | The News

NSCC welcomes news of apprenticeship agreement

It's now easier for students from the Nova Scotia Community College in Pictou County and others across the province to gain experience or obtain work in Alberta.

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Friday | Canada.com

Taxpayers on hook for minister's second thousand-dollar cellphone bill

Scarcely more than a month after cabinet minister Diana McQueen was hit with a $14,000 cellphone bill in Europe, she was billed another $3,700 in roaming charges on a government trip to Poland.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Tory rivals unite in support of Pride parade

Former premier Alison Redford, centre, made history by becoming the first premier to march in a Pride parade last year.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

CBC News

PC leadership contender Ric McIver challenged on Skypalace claims

Former transportation minister Ric McIver announced on May 7 that he was joining the PC leadership race to replace Alison Redford.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Both sides of Sandpiper pipeline weigh in on Environmental Impact Statement process

The Sandpiper line would carry crude oil from the Bakken Oil Fields of North Dakota, across Minnesota, and to Enbridge's refinery in Superior.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Edmonton Journal

The Press Gallery #52: The Term Limits?! Edition

Sarah O'Donnell is joined by political affairs reporter Mariam Ibrahim, city editor Mark Iype, and content editor Kathy Kerr for a lively discussion regarding Tories leadership hopeful Jim Prentice's speech in which he proposed imposing term limits on Albertan premiers and MLA's.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Braid: When Alberta politics turns into French farce

With the Alberta government, you can never quite be sure how the worm will turn.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

CNews

Alberta licence plate survey closes

EDMONTON Albertans chose realism over graphic design for the province's new licence plate, but a final plate design won't be revealed until the provincial government has combed through mountains of feedback.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Prince George Citizen

'Apologies are not enough;' Alberta tightens rules on use of government planes

Alberta says it is tightening rules for government aircraft following a harsh report that outlined inappropriate use of the planes by former premier Alison Redford.

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CBC News

Dave Hancock apologizes to Albertans for misuse of government planes

Alberta Premier Dave Hancock says the Northern Gateway approval is a step forward in accessing new markets for Canada's energy resources.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Journal

Thumbs Up/Down

The Brown County Fair continues this weekend. This is great time to get out, have some fun, and learn a little about the county's rural roots.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Opposition claims Premier Hancock, other ministers, misled legislature

Premier Dave Hancock and senior Tory cabinet ministers misled Albertans when they denied in the legislature earlier this year that a taxpayer-funded flight to Grande Prairie was for party business, opposition critics charged Friday.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Globe and Mail

'Aura of power' to blame for Redford's expense abuses

Alison Redford is pictured in Edmonton on May 5, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dean Bennett Alison Redford is pictured in Edmonton on May 5, 2014.

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Bloomberg

Alberta 43-Year Petro-Dynasty Wavers Amid Expense Scandal

Cracks are forming in Alberta 's Progressive Conservative dynasty, which has governed Canada 's petro-province without interruption since 1971.

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Brandon Sun

Some reaction to Alberta auditor general's report into Redford expenses

"The actions of our former leader have let down all these members who volunteer their own time and money to make this province a better place.

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Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Alberta to bring in Ontario prosecutors for Redford expense investigation

Alberta's auditor general is scheduled to release his long-awaited report into government travel after a day that saw Alison Redford resign her seat and a call made for RCMP involvement.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

CBC News

Alberta premier calls on RCMP to investigate Alison Redford

Alberta Premier Dave Hancock is calling on the RCMP to investigate the use of government airplanes by his predecessor, Alison Redford, who resigned her seat in the legislature on Wednesday.

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Vancouver Sun

Alison Redford quits politics; resigns Calgary-Elbow seat

The tailings pond dam breach at the Mount Polley mine released an estimated 10 million cubic metres of water and 4.5 million cubic metres of fine sand into Polley Lake.

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Edmonton Journal

Alison Redford quits politics; resigns Calgary-Elbow seat

Embattled former Premier Alison Redford exited Alberta's political stage Tuesday after a string of intractable controversies, months of public pillory and attacks from inside her own Progressive Conservative Party caucus.

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Canada.com

Alison Redford resigns seat, leaves politics

Former Alberta Premier Alison Redford, in an exclusive column published in the Edmonton Journal and the Calgary Herald on Wednesday, said she has relinquished her Calgary-Elbow seat, effective immediately.

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