NDP criticized for method of choosing the next Speaker
Just one day since being sworn in and Premier Rachel Notley's NDP government is drawing the ire of opposition parties. Questions are being raised over the impartiality of the next speaker, after Medicine Hat MLA Bob Wanner says he was nominated and the NDP caucus has already agreed to it. The Speaker is supposed to be chosen by a secret ballot of all MLAs and that person is supposed to be as free of partisanship as possible. Wildrose house leader Nathan Cooper says Wanner's impartiality...
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