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National Column: Plenty of unanswered questions about NDP

Reading Time: 3 minutesFrom a national child-care program to balanced budgets, the abolition of the Senate and the repeal of
the Clarity Act, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair has been making some hefty promises on the way to a leading position in voting intentions.

But five weeks into the campaign, he has yet to demonstrate how a New Democrat government would walk its election talk on any of the above. […]

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National Column: Another Orange Wave for Alberta?

Reading Time: 3 minutesCan a revolution repeat itself twice in five months? Or is lightning in a bottle, by its very nature, captured but once?

That is the political question in Alberta in this federal election, but the fact that any questions are being asked in Alberta during a federal campaign is news in itself.
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Ambrose talks economy and security with local Rotarians

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Canada’s economy and national security were the main topics of a 20-minute presentation to local Rotarians by Federal Minister of Health and Sturgeon River–Parkland Conservative candidate Rona Ambrose Aug. 12.

The Rotary visit was Ambrose’s second to the Morinville club. Her first visit was where she announced she would be running in the newly announced Sturgeon River — Parkland riding. […]

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Rona Ambrose speaks to local Rotarians [VIDEO]

Reading Time: 1 minuteFederal Minister of Health and Sturgeon River / Parkland Conservative candidate Rona Ambrose was the guest of the Rotary Club of Morinville Wednesday morning.

Ambrose’s roughly 20 minute presentation focused on two topics – the economy and national security.

Below are tow videos of Wednesday’s presentation.
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Morinville will vote in new federal riding this fall

Reading Time: 4 minutesIt became official after Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with Governor General David Johnson on Sunday: Canada’s 42nd election campaign is on.

Canadians will vote in a general election on October 19 following a 78-day campaign, more than double the usual length in recent decades. […]

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Government partners on Seniors’ Mental Health Initiative

Reading Time: 2 minutesSeniors and their families will have access to current mental health information and frontline health professionals who can help following the launch of the Government of Canada’s Seniors’ Mental Health Initiative. the project is a partnership between the government, Shoppers Drug Mart and the Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH). […]

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Government launches Run to Quit Smoking program

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Government of Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, and the Running Room are partnering in what they are calling an innovative program to help quit smoking. The Run to Quit Smoking program launched July 28 and is designed to help participants learn to run 5 kilometres over a 10-week period while getting support to quit smoking. […]