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Medicine Hat News (Newspaper) - March 30, 2015, Medicine Hat, Alberta0 95225 87907 4 m Ain. 403 527 1101 c circulation. 403 528 5767 n newsroom. 403 528 news c classified. 403 526 sold City. A3 opinion. B3 sports. A9 classifieds. B5 comics crossword. B4 nation. A6 West. A5 world. A7 19 5 Good morning weather a4 phone us Index to the readers of the Medicine hat news including our valued subscriber James Horsman 41189991 03/ 02/ 15 1788 salamis drive behind Rodeo Ford Medicine hat a 403.502.8315 i Auto. Com did you know. That in addition to being a stat of the Art full service Auto body shop fix Auto offers 3m Dur Ashield paint Protection with a 10 year warranty this virtually invisible film helps keep your paint looking great while significantly reducing paint chips and Bug damage. We fix All models Stop Rock chips front nose package $ 599 lifetime warranty $ 1.25 plus get $ 1.43 Friday saturday m Medicine a news. Com tigers take 2 0 series Lead on rebels a9 sports hat curler Bell wins senior nationals a9 monday March 30, 2015 Alex Mccuaig Mccuaig Medicine agnews. Com twitter my Mccuaig the Wildrose picked Brian Jean to be its new Leader on a Day that May be seen As a turning Point for the ailing party amid cheers and tears at a Calgary hotel saturday. The Wildrose appeared wounded following washing out during four by elections last fall and was absolutely gutted in december with the defection of nine Wildrose Las to the pcs Lead by the part yes Leader Danielle Smith. But news of Smith and two other floor crosses losing their pc nomination bids appeared to Stoke the wild roses political fire on the same Day party faithful voted former fort Mcmurray based Federal conservative my Jean to Lead them into the provincial election. This is a Challenge i take on with the brightest of Hopes for what we can and what we will achieve for albertan said Jean during his Victory speech saturday. And it was a emotional speech in which Jean referenced his 24 year old son a number of times almost always through tears who died less than two weeks ago and who was buried thursday. But while jeans comments regarding his songs influence on him elicited one emotion his attacks on the pcs and Premier Jim Prentice garnered a different reaction. Jim Prentice thought he was going to end us he was going to catch us Flat footed the pcs were going to take advantage of us. They thought by Rushing an election the Wildrose would not be organized would not be ready would not be Able to pick a Leader said Jean. Now do you see what we have Here folks we have a team ready to fight Jean said Alberta needs the Wildrose to protect it from the largest tax increases it has Ever seen. Fifty nine new taxes and fee increases there is no limit to prentices taxation said Jean. But that is nothing compared to what he is going to do if he gets a Blank Cheque majority mandate after the next election its going to be tax time All Over. The new Wildrose Leader said the party is the Only party in Alberta who does not want to raise your taxes. But in a three candidate party leadership race there can Only be one Winner. While it May take some training to read Tea leaves no such level of expertise was required to gauge the differing reactions to jeans win by Linda Osinchuk and Cypress Medicine hat la Drew Barnes. See Barnes Page a2 new Wildrose Leader we have a team ready to fight Tim Kalinowski Kalinowski Medicine agnews. Com twitter Man Tamkal former Cypress county Reeve Bob Olson won the progressive conservative nomination for Cypress Medicine hat after a hard fought Campaign on saturday. A tired but Happy Olson spoke to supporters at the Medicine hat Lodge shortly after his Victory was announced. He promised if he wins the next provincial election he will take a common sense approach with him to Edmonton. As i go to the next step i want to help All albertan get Back to the basics said Olson. We have to Stop spending More Money than we make. We should All have to do an honest Days work to make an honest Days pay. We must get Back to basics. As a former Reeve Olson brings a wealth of experience with him on Rural issues but he said he expects to represent All residents regardless of where they live in Cypress Medicine hat there is no doubt the Countryside is going to have a lot to do with the Campaign there is always issues out there that Are very important. But we cant forget about the people in town. We have Ross Glen Redcliff South Ridge. And we have hamlets and towns in our counties and All of those people have lots of issues to be dealt with and worked with. Olson told the news he was looking Forward to the Campaign to come. He was confident he could give incumbent Wildrose la Drew Barnes a race in the upcoming election. Just to get to this stage and be Here right now is really fulfilling and makes me excited to go onto the next step. I would certainly say i am eager for the run. And i am ready for the race without a doubt. Olsons opponent Danny Fieldberg was the first to congratulate Olson on his Victory. Fieldberg said while he was certainly disappointed not to be chosen by voters he Felt losing to Olson if it had to be anyone was no hardship. See Fieldberg Page a2 Olson wins pc nod for Cypress Medicine hat news photo Tim Kalinowski Bob Olson Speaks to local party faithful after winning the pc nomination for Cypress Medicine hat on saturday. I want to help All albertan get Back to the basics. Bob Olson pc nominee for Cypress Medicine hat news photo Alex Mccuaig n e w w i l d r o s e Leader Brian Jean gives his Victory speech on saturday in Calgary surrounded by the party s candidates in the next provincial election. The Canadian press Calgary a to reporter says Albertas former opposition Leader has apologized for replying to a question with an angry text using language some people would find offensive. Global reporter Vassy Kapelos Tweeter that she texted Danielle Smith to ask whether she would be available for an interview about her loss saturday in the nomination contest to represent the progressive conservatives in the Highwood constituency. Smith responded she be available and that she was leaving Public life. When the reporter asked Smith if that meant she was ruling out any other Public roles Smiths text Back was piss off followed by the reporters name. Smith led eight of her Wildrose colleagues across the floor to join the government last december in a stunning move that created considerable Buzz among political watchers. See Smith Page a2 Defeated Smith says sorry to reporter for text with questionable language the Canadian press Halifax an air Canada plane that crashed at the Halifax Airport was about 335 metres Short of the runway before it hit an Antenna array which ripped off its main Landing gear the transportation safety Board said sunday. The aircraft also lost one of its two engines and left a Trail of debris As it skidded along the Asphalt for another 335 metres Early sunday morning before it came to a Stop said Mike Cunningham the Agency yes regional manager of air investigations. Obviously its too Early to draw any conclusions about this occurrence. These things Are always very Complex Cunningham told a news conference. See officials Page a2 plane hit Antenna array before crash Tab up photo Andrew Vaughan an investigator inspects air Canada flight ac624 that crashed Early sunday morning during a snowstorm at Stanfield International Airport in Halifax on sunday March 29. Air Canada says 25 people were taken to Hospital. The flight had 133 passengers and five Crew members

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