Ed Stelmach (February 23, 2008): “A Progressive Conservative government will never put Alberta back into a deficit position.”April 7, 2009: Alberta to post $4.7B deficit
Ed Stelmach (July 7, 2009): "As long as I'm premier of this province, there will be no tax increases."I'm just saying...
(h/t to CalgaryGrit for reminding me of the February 2009 quote)
UPDATE: Premier Stelmach has revealed his true motivation behind his decree and the rescinding of the Liquor Tax that his Government imposed in the April 2009 Budget: