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The Redford Exodus Continues

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In Alberta, not all is well in the government caucus. Not by a longshot.

Today, with polls indicating Albertans currently a stunning lack of approval for the performance of the Redford government -- only 23% of Albertans approve of Redford's job performance -- another MLA has left the Progressive Conservative caucus. And it sounds like more might yet depart from the government benches.

Calgary-Varsity MLA and Associate Minister Donna Kennedy-Glans announced her resignation from the PC caucus right in the middle of a caucus meeting. Redford was reportedly trying to promote her "work plan" to caucus. Clearly Glans was unimpressed.

"Since being elected, and particularly since joining cabinet, I am increasingly convinced that elements of this 43-year old government are simply unable to make the changes needed to achieve that dream of a better Alberta,” Glans announced.

Glans joins Calgary-Foothills MLA Len Webber in having left the PC caucus. And it may get worse.

Edmonton-Southwest MLA Matt Jeneroux appeared with Glans on a segment of CBC's Power and Politics. In the segment he stated that while he currently remains a member of the Progressive Conservative caucus, he also stated -- repeatedly -- that his own decision regarding his political future was still upcoming.

For Premier Alison Redford this is likely to get a whole lot worse before it gets any better; unless her attitude improves significantly, and perhaps not even then.

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