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Alison Redford's Edmonton 'Sky Palace' Penthouse Is Now Open

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
But the space has become a frankensuite with bedrooms turned boardrooms, hand-me-down furniture, bug-eyed plastic guard owls and one-time premier Alison Redford's old couch. Construction on the penthouse atop the Federal Building in Edmonton just ...
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Civil servants slammed over Redford scandal

Calgary Sun - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
... along with Cypress-Medicine Hat MLA Drew Barnes, said bureaucrats should be held responsible for allowing $2.7 million to be spent on the controversial a top-floor personal apartment built in the new federal building for former premier Alison ...

Liberal Party fundraiser piggybacks on taxpayer-funded meeting - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
In June 2013, then-Alberta premier Alison Redford was the star attraction at a PC Party of New Brunswick fundraiser in Fredericton.
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Auditor general to release findings

660 News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Alberta auditor general Merwan Saher discusses his report on travel expenses and government aircraft involving former premier Alison Redford in Edmonton, Alberta on Thursday Aug 7, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson. Alberta's auditor general ...

Braid: Zero might be the new normal for public sector raises

Calgary Herald - ‎20 hours ago‎
The NDP is heading for an almighty dust-up with the government's natural friends, the public sector unions. Health Minister Sarah Hoffman stepped into the ring Monday by declaring that doctors' pay has to be sharply constrained through new compensation ...
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Fraser Institute ranks Alberta premiers Redford, Notley poorly

660 News - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The Fraser Institute is out with its latest fiscal report card for premiers in the country. The latest data is for Alison Redford, who did not finish well, but the institute isn't giving a glowing early review for Premier Notley either. Alison Redford ...

Alberta Firsters ponder options to unseat Notley

Didsbury Review - ‎17 hours ago‎
He would not discuss talk by some of his petition signers of a plan to buy NDP memberships and dispose of Notley as disaffected small “c” conservatives got rid of Premier Alison Redford by voting against her in a leadership review. His Albertans First ...

NDP can't justify stifling questions to civil servants about Skypalace - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
In opposition, the NDP clamoured for government transparency and accountability. But that was then. Now, as the ruling party, they don't seem as keen on it - even, oddly enough, when it concerns the egregious abuse of public resources that occurred ...
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After Three Decades In Canada, Is Carbon Capture Technology Doomed?

Alberta Oil Magazine - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
In 2011, then-premier Alison Redford hinted at diverting the remaining money from the program elsewhere, a scheme Jim Prentice revisited when he briefly replaced her as the Progressive Conservative leader.

Holistic review of electricity sector still in the works, says energy minister

Calgary Herald - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
But Marg McCuaig-Boyd declined to say whether her government is proceeding with a PC plan to implement the recommendations of a blue-ribbon panel that was appointed by the Alison Redford government to reduce the volatility of electricity prices and ...

Kent Hehr: The Energizer Bunny who's back in the game - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Hehr plotted various escapes from Alberta Liberal doldrums: In 2010, he tried running for mayor, then before the 2012 Alberta election flirted with crossing to the Alison Redford Conservatives, though he insists talks didn't go far. After he won re ...

Golden handshakes continued for Alberta politicians moving to Ottawa - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Webber served as a member of Alberta's legislature for 10 years; he was the government whip under former premier Alison Redford. He quit his job the day after he won the nomination to run for the Conservatives, and was paid out sometime before March 31 ...

Alberta Opposition grills public servants about former Premier's 'luxurious' $2.7M Sky Palace

National Post - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The Wildrose Party grilled public servants Wednesday, insisting they must have been aware of inappropriate use of government airplanes and the building of a penthouse suite for then-premier Alison Redford. Ruled out of order once and warned not to ...
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Don Cayo: BC's Clark takes top spot for money management among premiers

Vancouver Sun - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
And they are based on some objective numbers, although - as is obvious from strong ratings in some categories for Alison Redford of Alberta, who was drummed out of office during the period being assessed - it doesn't take into account the full spectrum ...
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Graham Thomson: Trudeau, empty-handed, comes calling on Notley

Edmonton Journal - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
We never saw that even with a Conservative government in Ottawa and a Progressive Conservative government in Alberta. That's because the Harper Conservatives didn't like provincial PCs, especially when led by Ed Stelmach and then Alison Redford, who ...

BC, Quebec tie for best financial management: Fraser Institute study - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Alberta's Alison Redford was ranked first in the tax category. Mr. Lamman concluded all the countries Premiers have room to improve - especially Ontario's Kathleen Wynn - who finished sixth overall, and last among the current sitting Premiers ...

Calgary school boards feel left out of provincial talks surrounding Alberta schools

Calgary Sun - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
In October, the NDP government announced that 101 out of 197 school projects announced under previous Tory premiers Alison Redford and Jim Prentice would not be finished as scheduled. Nenshi said the city “pulled out all the stops” working with ...

Kam on Film: 'Deadpool,' 'The Club (El Club),' and What's New In Theaters

Aquarian Weekly - ‎8 hours ago‎
Technically, Deadpool is the eighth installment in the X-Men film franchise, although it's different enough from the others to stand on its own.

Public gets glance at Comp modernization

Western Wheel - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The modernization was announced in February of 2014 by former premier Alison Redford during a ceremony at the high school. It was then put on hold with the announcement of a potential school near Aldersyde.
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Colby Cosh: The Alberta NDP got this one right. The defeated PCs are in no position to heckle

National Post - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
... some participants; it raised screams of outrage from the Alberta oil patch; and it created an immediate split in the government frontbench, set off an exodus from caucus, and helped discredit and drive off Stelmach himself, thus making way for ...