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Party discipline just as much a problem in Alberta politics

The UCP’s proposal won’t help. By Derek Baker, February 27 2019 — Canadian governments are plagued by strict party discipline and leader-dominated election campaigns. Backbenchers rarely vote out of party lines. When they’re allowed to, it’s apparently a big deal — ‘the party will allow this to be a free/conscious vote’ plasters headlines whenever it occurs.  Likewise, the provincial level is also…

BSD should be an SU election issue

By Kayle Van’t Klooster, February 27 2019 — Bermuda Shorts Day is one of the University of Calgary’s oldest and most popular traditions. But it’s time that we take a good, hard look at it. The Students’ Union General Election gives us the perfect opportunity to do so.  Unfortunately, BSD is a sad shell of its…

SU election supplement 2019: vice-president academic

It’s that time of year again. Posters are plastering the walls, self-important student politicians are interrupting you on your way to class and there’s a guy standing in the front of your economics lecture dressed like Woody from Toy Story. It feels like the first snow of winter. We love the Students’ Union election, which…

SU election supplement 2019: vice-president student life

It’s that time of year again. Posters are plastering the walls, self-important student politicians are interrupting you on your way to class and there’s a guy standing in the front of your economics lecture dressed like Woody from Toy Story. It feels like the first snow of winter. We love the Students’ Union election, which…

A Gauntlet night at Denny’s

By Kristy Koehler, February 27 2019 — Ah, Denny’s. The late-night haunt of drunk people and starving students and the early-morning refuge of senior citizens and hangover sufferers. Nothing cures a night of puking up a six-pack of Smirnoff Ice into a bedside bucket like a grease-laden Moons Over My Hammy or an All-American Slam. …

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