Paula Simons

  • Albertans have reason to feel they are being used

    The Sunday morning that Stephen Harper called this election, CBC Newsworld called me up. The nice Newsworld folk were asking pundits across the country for a quick comment on the election mood in their regions. "Tell us, what are the most interesting races in Alberta?" I was asked.

    I had to laugh. Oh, there are some ridings worth watching. The Liberals have a strong and credible challenger, lawyer and consumer advocate Jim Wachowich, taking on Laurie Hawn, the parliamentary secretary for defence, and the giant-killer who defeated Liberal deputy prime minister Anne McLellan last time around.

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