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Leaders set sights on each other as Alberta election called for April 16

Leaders set sights on each other as Alberta election called for April 16

Alberta's NDP leader and her main conservative rival wasted no time pointing fingers at each other on the first day of the campaign for an April 16 election.
Calgary UCP candidate resigns after report on her comments about race

Calgary UCP candidate resigns after report on her comments about race

CALGARY — A United Conservative Party candidate in the Alberta election who resigned over online comments she reportedly made about white nationalists is begging people to lower the temperature of political debate.

Toronto Catholic diocese on hook for $530K for priest abuse of altar boy

TORONTO — A Roman Catholic priest's sexual abuse of an 11-year-old altar boy more than 50 years ago warranted an award of more than half a million dollars in compensation, Ontario's highest court ruled on Tuesday.
A look at five political leaders who will campaign in Alberta's spring election

A look at five political leaders who will campaign in Alberta's spring election

EDMONTON — Albertans are going to the polls in a spring election on April 16.
A look at five political leaders who will campaign in Alberta's spring election

A look at five political leaders who will campaign in Alberta's spring election

EDMONTON — Albertans are going to the polls in a spring election on April 16.
A look at Alberta's elections since the province was created in 1905

A look at Alberta's elections since the province was created in 1905

EDMONTON — A chronology of Alberta elections: Nov. 9, 1905: Lawyer Alexander Rutherford, son of an immigrant farmer from Scotland, leads the Liberals to a lopsided victory over R.B. Bennett's Conservatives, taking 22 of 25 legislature seats.
A list of Alberta premiers since the province was created in 1905

A list of Alberta premiers since the province was created in 1905

EDMONTON — A list of Alberta's premiers: Rachel Notley, NDP, 2015- Jim Prentice, Progressive Conservative, 2014-2015 Dave Hancock (interim), Progressive Conservative, 2014 Alison Redford, Progressive Conservative, 2011-2014 Ed Stelmach, Progressive C
Fought to unite Alberta conservatives: Former MP Kenney ready to run for premier

Fought to unite Alberta conservatives: Former MP Kenney ready to run for premier

EDMONTON — Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney finally gets his title shot.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley wants chance to 'finish that job'

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley wants chance to 'finish that job'

EDMONTON — Premier Rachel Notley says her childhood in the semi-isolated town of Fairview in northern Alberta taught her to adapt and improvise — even if means sticking your spouse on the hood of the car.

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Albertans will be heading to the polls in mid-April to vote for the province's next government.