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Three Months Later: Implementing the Clark Report’s Electricity Sector Recommendations

By Aleck Dadson & Patrick Moyle In late April, the Premier’s Advisory Council on Government Assets, led by former TD Bank President and CEO Ed Clark, released its recommendations regarding Hydro One and Ontario’s electricity distribution sector. It is worth pausing to consider, nearly three months later,… Continue Reading Three Months Later: Implementing the Clark Report’s Electricity Sector Recommendations

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Alberta’s Speech from the Throne – It’s business as usual, there’s nothing to see here, folks!

History was made this week with Alberta’s first ever Speech from the Throne from an NDP government.  Unlike other Throne Speeches, this was a cautious effort from a new government that is going out of its way to give comfort to Albertans that the NDP is not… Continue Reading Alberta’s Speech from the Throne – It’s business as usual, there’s nothing to see here, folks!

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Reviving and Rebuilding in Politics: A Multi-level View from the Inside

Rebuilding and Re-Imagining: Policy Opportunity in Leadership Changes 2002-2014 June 19th, 2015 from 9:00am – 4:30pm General elections and party changes of leadership are challenging moments in Canadian political dynamics at all three levels of government. They offer‎ exciting opportunities for policy change. Leaders eager to make their… Continue Reading Reviving and Rebuilding in Politics: A Multi-level View from the Inside

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Politics and Business in Alberta: Ne’er the twain shall meet again

The election of Rachel Notley as Premier of Alberta will change the way the Government of Alberta (GOA) does business.  In the weeks and months ahead, industry can expect that Alberta’s new NDP Premier will do things differently.  The Globe and Mail reported today that Premier-elect Notley… Continue Reading Politics and Business in Alberta: Ne’er the twain shall meet again

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Learn From Others’ Mistakes: What the Alberta NDP need to do to succeed

In sport, athletes study tapes of themselves, their teammates and their opponents to evaluate their mistakes and successes so they can learn from them and adjust themselves accordingly when similar situations arise.  It is this type of dedication to continuous improvement that the new NDP Government in… Continue Reading Learn From Others’ Mistakes: What the Alberta NDP need to do to succeed

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