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Edmonton is ground zero in the PC campaign of fear - MasterMaq.ca Blog
What an interesting week in the Alberta Election, especially here in Edmonton. It started with Mayor Don Iveson's confident State of the City address, in which he declared that "Edmonton is too important to Alberta's future to be ignored." He said he's confident that Edmontonians "will not stand for any provincial government ever forgetting about Edmonton again." The mayor contrasted a strong, vibrant Edmonton with an uncertain, shaky Alberta, and said that Edmonton could play a significant role in a provincial turnaround. Edmonton is not just the capital. With every passing day the NDP have looked stronger and stronger. The polls, whether you trust them or not, have consistently had the NDP either in the lead or close to it, with today's predicting a minimum victory of 25 seats. Everywhere you look there are signs of the "orange crush" sweeping across the province, but especially here in Edmonton where NDP support is strongest. The prospect of an NDP win has become so realistic in