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September 15, 2011
  Progressive conservative Leadership Candidate Profiles: Doug HornerPDF files may take a moment to load

Doug Horner is currently the MLA for Spruce-Grove-Sturgeon-St. Albert. He was the minister of advanced education and technology from 2006 to 2011. In that post he led the creation of Campus Alberta — a program with the goal of eliminating duplication services and integrating programs in post-secondary institutions. His website states that one success of this program was the establishment of Apply Alberta — where potential undergraduates can apply to multiple schools in Alberta with one application.

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September 15, 2011
  Progressive conservative Leadership Candidate Profiles: Garry MarPDF files may take a moment to load

Gary Mar has 14 years experience as MLA for Calgary Nose Creek and Calgary McKay. He has served as minister of environment, minister of health and wellness and minister of international and intergovernmental relations. Mar also represented Alberta in Washington as Alberta's U.S. minister-counsellor.

When asked what he thinks is the number one issue facing young Albertans, Mar thinks it is getting their voices heard.

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September 15, 2011
  Progressive conservative Leadership Candidate Profiles: Ted MortonPDF files may take a moment to load

Ted Morton is currently MLA for the Foothills-Rocky View constituency. He was previously the minister of finance and enterprise before resigning for this election. Before that he served as minister of sustainable resource development.

"Being a professor at the University of Calgary for 24 years, I have a good idea of what students are facing today," said Morton. "Tuition costs are at the forefront of student concerns."

In order to address the cost of tuition, Morton suggests a tuition tax credit program.

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September 15, 2011
  Progressive conservative Leadership Candidate Profiles: Alison RedfordPDF files may take a moment to load

Alison Redford graduated from the University of Saskatchewan College of Law in 1988 and now has her own law firm. Redford was the senior policy advisor to the secretary of state for external affairs from 1988 to 1990. She also worked as a technical advisor for the European Union and was the commonwealth secretariat for the Canadian and Australian governments.

Redford thinks the number one issue facing young Albertans is education.

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September 15, 2011
  Progressive conservative Leadership Candidate Profiles: Rick OrmanPDF files may take a moment to load

Rick Orman was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1986 to 1993. During that time he was minister of career development and employment, labour and energy. In 1992, he ran in the provincial leadership campaign and came third.

When asked what he thought was the number one issue facing young Albertans, Orman said healthcare.

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September 15, 2011
  Progressive conservative Leadership Candidate Profiles: Doug GriffithsPDF files may take a moment to load

Doug Griffiths has been the MLA for Battle River-Wainwright since 2002. At the age of 29 he was the youngest MLA in the province. Griffiths has worked as parliamentary assistant to the minister of agriculture and rural development, to the department of finance and enterprise and to the minister solicitor general and public security.

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September 15, 2011
  Progressive conservative Leadership Candidate Profiles: IntroPDF files may take a moment to load

Last week we profiled the Liberal leadership race. This week we look at the Progressive Conservative candidates. Only one of the six candidates vying for the PC party's top position will succeed. The Gauntlet talked to each candidate and asked the following: "What do you think is the number one issue facing young Albertans?"

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