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What does Elections Alberta do?

Alberta’s Chief Electoral Officer, O. Brian Fjeldheim, and his staff at Elections Alberta are very busy people! As Sean Rathwell reveals in his article, Riding the Elections Cycle: The Role of Elections Alberta  in the November/December issue of LawNow, they run on a four-year cycle. Since an election was held in Alberta just last April, […]

Authors:

Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell is the Acting Editor and Legal Writer for LawNow Magazine at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. www.cplea.ca
 

Corruption and Scandals – A Modest Proposal for Electoral Reform

Anyone who follows politics or even just reads the news knows that great political questions and issues of public philosophy often get set aside from the political agenda because of the intervention of scandals involving a few individuals. The media, and therefore the public, are focused on whether X did or did not pay/bed so […]

Authors:

Phil Lister, Q.C.
Phil Lister, Q.C., is a lawyer practising in Edmonton, Alberta.
 


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