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    Weekly Roundup #20 - Election Readiness Profile (UCP)

    Posted by New West Public Affairs on Jan 21, 2019 12:54:02 PM

    Last week, we took a look at the election readiness of Alberta's governing New Democrats. This week, we look at what many consider the heavy favourite to win the upcoming election, Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party.

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    Weekly Roundup #19

    Posted by New West Public Affairs on Jan 11, 2019 3:07:48 PM

    Take a deep breath. We are in the final stretch before an imminent spring election, and in today’s first installment reviewing the preparedness of Alberta’s political parties we’ll be doing a deep dive on the NDP.

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    Weekly Roundup #18

    Posted by New West Public Affairs on Dec 19, 2018 4:01:28 PM

    As the holiday season approaches, the entire team at New West Public Affairs would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas.

    This week's Roundup contains a deep dive into some of the Orders in Council passed by Alberta's cabinet in the past few weeks, as well as some other news to note, including a poll that shows significant support for Alberta's energy products in Quebec, despite its premier and the Prime Minister throwing cold water on the idea of resurrecting the Energy East pipeline project.

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    Weekly Roundup #17

    Posted by New West Public Affairs on Dec 10, 2018 10:13:42 AM

    Last week brought the end of what very well could be the last sitting of the 29th Legislature.

    The fall sitting of the Legislature went out with a whimper on Thursday, with pipelines, oil differential and much hullaballoo and fallout from the first ministers’ meeting in Montreal taking attention away from the final week of session. Interprovincial tensions continue to rise thanks to the flippant comments of Quebec Premier François Legault that “there is no social acceptability for a pipeline that would pass through Quebec territory”.

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    Weekly Roundup #16

    Posted by New West Public Affairs on Dec 3, 2018 8:22:06 AM

    Here’s the latest on the Legislature, government announcements, and the topic on everyone’s minds, the oil differential and pipeline access.

    *Late breaking news on Sunday night as Premier Notley announced a mandatory curtailment of oil production in Alberta. The Roundup was put together on Friday so for more on the Premier's announcement, we encourage you to read today's Morning Brief.*

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    Weekly Roundup #15

    Posted by New West Public Affairs on Nov 23, 2018 4:34:34 PM

    Here’s the news you don’t want to miss from the past week in Alberta politics.

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    Weekly Roundup #14

    Posted by New West Public Affairs on Nov 16, 2018 11:01:13 AM

    This week’s Roundup contains a recap of Orders in Council passed in the past few weeks, a look at the multitude of GoA announcements from break week, and a look ahead to committee meetings when Session resumes on Monday.

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    Weekly Roundup #13

    Posted by New West Public Affairs on Nov 13, 2018 2:09:39 PM

    The Legislature is on a break this week with MLAs heading back to their constituencies. We're taking this opportunity to provide you all with a recap of a particularly eventful week in the provincial capital, both in terms of new legislation as well as bizarre MLA antics.

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    Weekly Roundup #12

    Posted by New West Public Affairs on Nov 3, 2018 11:51:10 AM

    Monday was the first day back of the fall sitting of the Alberta Legislature, and all MLAs jumped right in with both feet.

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    Weekly Roundup #11

    Posted by New West Public Affairs on Oct 22, 2018 11:45:18 AM

    We are only 3 days away from Energy Relaunch, 4 days away from the Alberta NDP convention, and one week out from the start of the fall session of the Alberta Legislature.

    Learn what you need to know this week, in the New West Roundup.

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