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Global TV to Broadcast Alberta PC Party Leadership Debate on September 28, 2011

Global TV Edmonton and CalgaryGlobal News iwill host a debate between the three remaining candidates for the Alberta PC leadership. Gary Mar, Alison Redford and Doug Horner will be in Global Edmonton Studios on Wednesday September 28th for a televised debate heading into the 2nd ballot vote.  You can catch the hour long debate live on Global, starting at 6:30 p.m. The debate will be carried live on Global Edmonton, Global Calgary and Global Lethbridge as well as 630 CHED radio in Edmonton and CHQR in Calgary. They will be  livestreaming the event here on

Tim Spelliscy Awarded with Lifetime Achievement Award

On February 23, 2011, The Association of Electronic Journalists announced that Tim Spelliscy and Jim Smalley will be honoured with 2011 RTNDA Lifetime Achievement Awards in the Prairie Region. The awards will be presented at the RTNDA Prairie Regional Awards Banquet in Saskatoon on Saturday, April 9.

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)