Alberta Floods

Wildrose candidate Presad Panda, left, celebrates his victory with Wildrose leader Brian Jean, right, in the Calgary Foothills byelection in Calgary, Alta., on Thursday, September 3, 2015. Former Premier Jim Prentice vacated the seat following his electoral defeat in May. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

First byelection since NDP victory in Alberta goes to Wildrose party

Moments after messing up the NDP's momentum with a provincial byelection win in Calgary on Thursday night, the Opposition Wildrose encouraged its members to readjust their sights to the federal vote and a victory for Conservative Leader Stephen Harper. Wildrose Leader Brian Jean, a former Conservative MP under Harper, told party supporters to take a short breather before getting back to the campa…

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