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Pragmatic Albertans will only vote Liberal if they can form government, observer says

In part three of a series on electoral redistribution, we look at how the opposition parties are hoping to gain from the six new seats in Alberta.

Independent MP Brent Rathgeber says he’s optimistic he will be able to win the next election as an Independent in his solidly conservative riding of St. Albert-Edmonton. Two-term Liberal MLA Darshan Kang, centre, thinks the Liberals can win seven to 10 Alberta ridings in the next federal election. He said that the riding of Calgary Centre, currently represented by Conservative MP Joan Crockatt, is one of the 10 ridings Liberals believe they can win. NDP MP Linda Duncan was first elected in Edmonton-Strathcona in 2008 and remains Alberta’s only NDP MP. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright and courtesy of Darshan Kang and Joan Crockatt

 

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Pragmatic Albertans will only vote Liberal if they can form government, observer says

In part three of a series on electoral redistribution, we look at how the opposition parties are hoping to gain from the six new seats in Alberta.

Independent MP Brent Rathgeber says he’s optimistic he will be able to win the next election as an Independent in his solidly conservative riding of St. Albert-Edmonton. Two-term Liberal MLA Darshan Kang, centre, thinks the Liberals can win seven to 10 Alberta ridings in the next federal election. He said that the riding of Calgary Centre, currently represented by Conservative MP Joan Crockatt, is one of the 10 ridings Liberals believe they can win. NDP MP Linda Duncan was first elected in Edmonton-Strathcona in 2008 and remains Alberta’s only NDP MP. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright and courtesy of Darshan Kang and Joan Crockatt

 

  

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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