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The Throne Speech: Short-term objectives, privatization, boondoggles, grudges, and attacks on public health care and education

In the Westminster Parliamentary system, the Throne Speech is supposed to set out the government’s direction, goals and policy for a new session of the legislature.  The one read by Alberta Lieutenant-Governor Salma Lakhani in the provincial Legislature in Edmonton yesterday appears to have been written for the next 45 days. That is, up to […]