Provincial Politics

CTF Alberta Director Colin Craig with the Provincial Debt Clock which is trending upward at a rate of $344 every second.
CTF Alberta Director Colin Craig with the Provincial Debt Clock which is trending upward at a rate of $344 every second. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Provincial Debt Clock urges province to do more with less

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
July 16, 2018 - 3:45pm

If the Alberta government wants to learn how to rein in its spending, it should give British Columbia a buzz.

Colin Craig, Alberta Director for the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF), said as much during a stop in Ponoka on Monday alongside the travelling Provincial Debt Clock.

Unofficial by-election results from the Innisfail-Sylvan Lake riding on Thursday show UCP candidate Devin Dreeshen will be the next MLA for the riding, winning nearly 82 per cent of the vote.
Unofficial by-election results from the Innisfail-Sylvan Lake riding on Thursday show UCP candidate Devin Dreeshen will be the next MLA for the riding, winning nearly 82 per cent of the vote. Sheldon Spackman

Dreeshen wins Innisfail-Sylvan Lake by-election

By Sheldon Spackman
July 13, 2018 - 1:13am Updated: July 13, 2018 - 8:32am

The voters of Innisfail – Sylvan Lake have elected UCP candidate Devin Dreeshen as their new MLA.

Unofficial results show Dreeshen garnering 8,033 votes in Thursday’s by-election, nearly 82 per cent of eligible voters who cast a ballot.

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