daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: gary mar ordered to take unpaid leave pending investigation. alberta pc party releases leadership campaign audited financial reports.

Gary Mar Premier Alison Redford has ordered former cabinet minister Gary Mar, now the Government of Alberta’s representative in Asia, to take an unpaid leave of absence during an ethics investigation of a recent fundraiser held in Edmonton. Mr. Mar, who placed second in the 2011 PC leadership, hosted a

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daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: cindy ady not seeking re-election, hector goudreau demoted, and raj sherman tweets about university intimidation.

Alberta's politicians are preparing for the next election. Less than 48 hours after the Progressive Conservatives filled their slate of 87 candidates, three-term Calgary-Shaw MLA Cindy Ady announced on her website that she will not be seeking re-election. Ms. Ady served as Tourism minister from 2008 until 2011. Here is

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daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: edmonton tory candidate posing for photos at police service media conference.

PC candidate Steven Young on the Edmonton Journal website. Staff Sergeant Steven Young was the face of the Edmonton Police Service at a media conference held yesterday announcing the police service’s new advertising campaign. Mr. Young also happens to be the nominated Progressive Conservative Party candidate in Edmonton-Riverview, a position

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daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: alberta election maps: candidate nominations (february 2012).

Using the latest updates from the list of Alberta election candidates, I have created the maps below showing where the Progressive Conservatives, New Democrats, Wildrose Party, Liberal Party, Alberta Party, and Evergreen Party have nominated candidates. Alberta Progressive Conservative Nominated Election Candidates (February 20, 2012) Alberta NDP Nominated Election Candidates

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daveberta.ca - Alberta politics blog: tories holding second vote in calgary-west. hints at broader problems in nomination process.

Shiraz Shariff After weeks of bad press caused by the disqualification of nominated Calgary-West candidate Shiraz Shariff, the Progressive Conservatives announced yesterday that they would be holding a new nomination meeting in that constituency. In what amounts to a re-vote, only the four candidates involved in the original vote will

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