More and more Albertans understand the value of having a stronger opposition. They know that if we have an effective opposition, we can hold the government accountable and take them to task on their broken promises. As consumer advocate Wendy Armstrong said in the Edmonton Journal recently: "I don't think you can hold people accountable, whatever party they're with, after an election ... unless you have strong opposition. Otherwise, everything goes behind closed doors." Having a healthy opposition also ensures that different points of view are represented and that all Albertans have a voice.
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Deron Bilous, ND Candidate, Beverly-Clareview
Mon, Feb 27, 2012