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21 hrs ago | Calgary Herald

Province 'confident' in financial stake in refinery project

Premier Dave Hancock said his PC government has backstopped the Sturgeon refinery project north of Edmonton because it is a viable development that won't become a white elephant like other initiatives the province supported in the past.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Alberta keeping its government planes despite more questionable Redford spending

Alberta Premier Dave Hancock says he won't scrap the government's fleet of airplanes despite new revelations of questionable use by his predecessor, Alison Redford.

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Canada.com

Alberta legislature rally seeks return of basic math

Watch a video of Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies, a concerned parent and family doctor based in Calmar, Alberta, speaking to about 150 people who rallied outside the Alberta Legislature on Saturday April 12, 2014, demanding a return to more basic math in elementary schools.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Whitecourt Star

Curriculum redesign poses many questions

When it comes to Alberta Education's curriculum redesign, people seem to have a lot more questions than answers, including the trustees at the Northern Gateway School Division.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Airdrie City View

Alberta students tie for top place in country for computer-based problem-solving

On April 1, the Province issued a press release outlining the latest results from the Programme for International Student Assessment .

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Former premier Stelmach says next Alberta Tory leader needs to be humble, modest

Former Alberta premier Ed Stelmach says the province's next Conservative leader needs to "be modest, be humble" and acknowledge that mistakes have been made.

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The Gauntlet

MPs vote down gay-straight alliance motion

Albertan legislators voted down a motion that requires school boards to support the creation of gay-straight alliances in schools if students ask for them.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Canada.com

Alberta Tory MLA launches leadership-style tour, hasn't confirmed wants to lead

Tory legislature member Ken Hughes announced Wednesday he is planning a one-day tour of Alberta to discuss leadership issues, but wouldn't confirm he's running to be the next party leader.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Red Deer Advocate

Ken Hughes quits Alberta cabinet, expected to run to be PCs leader

Ken Hughes stepped down as Alberta's municipal affairs minister Monday and is expected to soon launch a bid for the leadership of Alberta's governing Progressive Conservative party.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Dinning is out: Our weekly roundup of Alberta Tory leadership race news

As the Progressive Conservative leadership race heats up, the Journal will bring you a weekly roundup of the major developments ahead of the first ballot, set for Sept.

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Edmonton Journal

Thomson: New captain steering same course

Except for a few sticks of furniture and some light fixtures, it's like Whoville after the Grinch stole Christmas.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

WDIO

Activists Rally Before Hearing on Oil Pipeline

The pipeline now carries 450,000 barrels of Canadian crude oil daily through a corner of North Dakota, across Minnesota to Superior, Wis.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

No one waiting in the Alberta Conservative wings

For a province that prides itself on 43 years of stable government, Alberta finds itself embroiled in its third leadership crisis in less than 10 years.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Calgary Herald

PC leadership race won't slow province's projects, says Hancock

Premier Dave Hancock insists a change at the top of the Progressive Conservative party won't slow down the province's plans to spend millions of dollars on measures designed to prevent or mitigate the next big flood in Alberta.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Canada.com

Scott Tannas says he won't be running for PC leadership

A website aimed at drafting Tannas for the Tory leadership - and the job of Alberta premier - went up a week ago but on Monday morning the senator issued a statement saying he would not run.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Your Turn: Know facts behind pipeline expansionsYour Turn: Know facts ...

Your Turn: Know facts behind pipeline expansions on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/03/29/turn-know-facts-behind-pipeline-expansions/7038535/ Beginning in 1973, headlines announcing the results of a meeting of OPEC ministers often sent shock waves through the American economy.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Does Education Minister Jeff Johnson have it right about our international results in math?

Johnson says Alberta's international math results are "tremendously positive." But a leading assessment expert says overall PISA results show something is "fundamentally wrong" with Alberta's school system Education Minister Jeff Johnson is downplaying the weaker results of Alberta students on the Programme for International Student Assessment math ... (more)

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Airdrie City View

PC Party in transition as Alison Redford steps down

Last week's news surrounding Premier Alison Redford's resignation from provincial office sent shockwaves throughout Alberta and the country.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Lukaszuk 'seriously considering' Alberta Tory leadership bid

Jobs Minister Thomas Lukaszuk said Thursday he is "seriously considering" a Progressive Conservative party leadership bid, but said the steep $50,000 entry fee would require a major fundraising push.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Editorial: Who will champion pipeline?

When Alison Redford was Alberta premier and Joe Oliver the federal minister of natural resources, they worked to advance the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project.

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