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Wildrose Party Leader Danielle Smith speaks to reporters in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.
Wildrose Party Leader Danielle Smith speaks to reporters in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.
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How Alberta’s Wildrose is trying to be more moderate (starting with climate change)

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Eighteen months ago, Alberta’s Wildrose party lost the provincial election polls had predicted it would win. This week, the members of Alberta’s Official Opposition party will converge to debate and perhaps dump the controversial policies that knocked their 2012 campaign off its stride.