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Alberta gets a new hardline Premier: Right wing maverick Danielle Smith set to take over

Excerpt: Conservatives have historically ruled the Canadian province of Alberta, but internal battles and party divisions have forced out a succession of premiers. The usual sin, not fighting hard enough against Ottawa. The casualty list includes Kenney, Alison Redford, Jim Prentice, Ralph Klein (drinking was a factor) and Ed Stelmach.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney resigns after receiving results of leadership review

Excerpt: The United Conservatives must now pick a new leader and premier in advance of an upcoming 2023 provincial election.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Rachel Notley, Alberta New Democratic Party riding to victory in massive, historic upset

Excerpt: Some­thing that can only be described as mon­u­men­tal, unprece­dent­ed, and incred­i­ble is hap­pen­ing right now in the greater Pacif­ic North­west: The New Demo­c­ra­t­ic Par­ty, the most pro­gres­sive of Canada’s major polit­i­cal par­ties, is rid­ing to a mas­sive, his­toric vic­to­ry in Alber­ta, often described as the coun­try’s most con­ser­v­a­tive province. Cana­di­an news net­works are pro­ject­ing that […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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