Steady As She Goes

Late in the evening of May 5, just hours after NDP leader Rachel Notley had been declared the premier-elect of Alberta, it began to snow in Edmonton. It didn’t stop for almost 24 hours. It was the wet, heavy stuff, piling up on the budding leaves of spring and bringing down branches and entire trees. Needless to say, there were plenty of “hell has finally frozen over,” and “it’s going to be like this for the next four years” jokes.

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