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September 16, 2017

 

I believe that the next election in Alberta, and in fact, all elections yet to come, are going to be oriented by the desire for more localized governments. 

 

 

Alberta has certainly been very interesting in the last few years from a political point of view. In 2015 Albertan's exercised their right to choose their future by dismissing the longstanding Conservative regime from power, and ushering in the NDP to take the mantle. Clearly, Albertan's have the resolve and desire to change their governance if they do not see it as working for the people. It appears that no matter what party or political beliefs one holds, Albertan's seek accountability above all else.

 

One of the most repelling attributes of the pre-NDP conservatives was that they had grown to a mega party, whose ideals were inconsistent and seemed only to serve those within the party than the people of Alberta. The lucrative spending and the disconnect from the every day Albertan made the Conservatives a group of elites and a mere shadow of the Lougheed principles remained in the party's core. They became so disillusioned in where their authority began and ended they forgot that they held democratically elected seats, and were reintroduced to that brutal reality in 2015. 

 

Now with our current NDP government, the lucrative spending is under control, for now, however the ability to c