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The barbarians are at the gate again - and this time the dynasty is having trouble with the drawbridge. As the Alberta election campaign enters its final full week, the Progressive Conservative dynasty - the country's longest ever - is being entrusted to the increasingly shaky grip of leader Jim Prentice.

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In one of his more exuberant moments in the role of Conservative cheerleader, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney called Tuesday's pre-election budget his "bestseller." Listening...

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Seniors and small business people are among those who will particularly benefit from the recent federal budget, according to Rona Ambrose, MP for Edmonton-Spruce Grove.

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Under the guise of a ruling on the place of the prayer at Saguenay’s City Hall, the Supreme Court of Canada has put a mirror up to the face of all Canadian legislators.

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We're a long way from any verdict in the Mike Duffy trial, but two days into court proceedings, common sense and accountability are already down for the count.

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Legion branches across the country will fly their Canadian flags at half-mast Apr. 9 from sunrise to sunset to commemorate Vimy Ridge Day. It was during this famous battle, fought Apr. 9 to 12, 1917, that Canadians captured Vimy Ridge when other allied forces could not.

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The good news for the body politic in this country is that it is now flying on two wings. The left side of the political brain has caught up to the right of the political brain and it only took a couple of years.

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It's an election year and that means last year's versions of the two men who are bent on unseating Stephen Harper's Conservatives are gone. The 2015 versions of NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau are different in both style and message.

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When it comes to the televised debates of the upcoming federal campaign, the only certainty is that there will be at least one in each official language and that the leaders of Canada's three main parties will be on stage.

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The internal debate over the NDP's stance on the Conservative anti-terrorism legislation was settled some time before Thomas Mulcair made his decision to oppose Bill C-51 public on Wednesday.