Tag Archives: Alison Redford

Bill 32: Why is the Opposition in an Uproar over Billboards?

It should have been a no brainer—passing into law a bill aimed at improving public safety.  Instead Bill 32:  Enhancing Safety on Alberta Roads Act turned into a roadmap for bad governance culminating in a motion that the government was … Continue reading

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Debt is debt, except when it’s hope

Sometimes Question Period is downright funny.  Witness this exchange on the provincial debt between Opposition Leader Danielle Smith and Premier Redford.* Ms Smith: In Medicine Hat earlier this month the Premier said this about debt: it’s not debt; it’s hope. … Continue reading

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Redford backtracks on public participation–but only at the federal level

Premier Redford was asked to comment on the actions of environmental activists protesting a National Energy Board (NEB) review of the proposal to reverse Enbridge’s Line 9 oil pipeline.  The environmentalists say the NEB’s review process is too narrow and … Continue reading

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