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It seems like just yesterday that I was sitting on my patio at the lake one hot August morning, learning that the rumours were true: Brad Wall was resigning. It’s been a long, gruelling campaign – a marathon ran at a sprint’s pace – and as much as I’ve given candidates a hard time, they …

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Let’s establish parameters around the notion of political patronage, and why it matters. Political patronage occurs when a person is rewarded – usually through favors, appointments to public office or boards, or by receiving contracts or grants –  for supporting a specific party and/or politician by campaigning for them, or through financial donations. To be clear: patronage is …

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