Premier Redford tries to lure back southern Albertans

LETHBRIDGE— In a city surrounded by Wildrose MLAs, Premier Alison Redford tried Thursday to make the case for southern Albertans to come back into the Tory fold.

Speaking at the Alberta Progressive Conservative leader’s dinner, the premier recalled a conversation with former premier Peter Lougheed, who in 1971 headed a government largely locked out of southern Alberta— a situation Redford finds herself in now.

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