Two hats tossed in ring for Wildrose Alliance

Danielle Smith, former lobbyist and business leader, has made it official that she wants to be the next leader of the Wildrose Alliance.

CALGARY — Danielle Smith, former lobbyist and business leader, has made it official that she wants to be the next leader of the Wildrose Alliance.

The 38-year-old threw her hat into the ring to replace Paul Hinman as leader of the upstart right-wing party at the party’s policy convention in Calgary. Calgary chiropractor Mark Dyrholm is also running for the post.