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Rachel Notley went on a good old-fashioned federal government bashing tour of Ottawa and Toronto last week. The premier—a sometimes ally of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau—has figured that given the state of the oil industry in Alberta coupled with a provincial election in the spring, it is time to take the gloves off. Frankly, what has she to lose? Most polls say it is game over already for her but she seems unfazed by those samplings. She is

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Rachel Notley getting the knives out, cutting the ties that bind Alberta NDP to Trudeau Liberals

By Tim Powers      

The Alberta premier can’t transform herself into a Jason Kenney clone, but the Angry Albertan fist pumper is more appealing to voters.

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, pictured speaking in Ottawa on Nov. 28, has figured that it’s time to take the gloves off when it comes to the province’s oil industry, writes Tim Powers. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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