Literally any day now an election may be called, one that is only second in importance to the October 21 federal election: Premier Rachel Notley must set an Alberta election date for no later than May 31. Who will Albertans most likely vote for? Rachel Notley and the NDP for a second term? Jason Kenney and the UCP, thereby establishing an even stronger provincial firewall against the federal Liberals and their carbon tax? How will the results affect the future of pipelines delivering Alberta oil to world markets?
A new book titled ‘Orange Chinook’ contains chapters written by politicians and intellectuals about what happened in 2015 to elect Notley and the NDP, and what lies ahead for Alberta in literally just weeks.
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Guest: Professor Duane Bratt, Editor of Orange Chinook and political science professor at Mount Royal University in Alberta.