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The Prime Minister took some time on Wednesday to congratulate the three new Senate nominees from our province.
Doug Black, Scott Tannas and Mike Shaikh were selected as nominees in a vote held alongside the recent provincial election.
Stephen Harper says the federal government remains "deeply committed to democratic reform" and he wants to encourage the rest of the country to follow Alberta's lead by giving voters a say in who will represent them in the upper house.
The PM says he will recommend that the Governor General appoint the next Senator for Alberta from that list. (jk)