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on the horizon.

The Alberta Liberals held their Policy Convention & AGM yesterday. It was interesting to see all the different types of discussion going on – there were four main discussion sessions based on the Alberta Horizon’s documents that the Liberal Caucus put together – Social Development, Democratic Reform & Governance, Economic Sustainability, and Environmental Protection & Enhancement.

It’s really amazing to see how far the Alberta Liberals have come under Kevin Taft‘s leadership over the past two years.

Two years ago, the Alberta Liberals were a broken and battered party facing an election with a $1 million debt and only three incumbents. Now, the Alberta Liberals are organizing, the money is rolling in (after two years, their debt is now down to $600,000), they have 16 MLA’s, 21 candidates nominated, and a ton of people showing up to their policy conventions.

It’s also quite funny to hear that Alberta PC Leadership candidate Jim Dinning has to raid the 2004 Liberal campaign platform in order to find good ideas. Way to be innovative, Jim…

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