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Wildrose leader says suspended Alberta MLA Derek Fildebrandt could be back in days

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Wildrose MLA Derek Fildebrandt allowed back in caucus within days
WATCH ABOVE: MLA Derek Fildebrandt will be allowed back in the Wildrose caucus within days, according to leader Brian Jean. It comes after the MLA was suspended Friday because of an ' 'unacceptable' social media comment. As Quinn Ohler reports, other parties say the debate is about more than just what was said on social media – May 30, 2016

EDMONTON – Alberta’s Opposition Wildrose party says suspended finance critic Derek Fildebrandt could return to caucus within days.

But Wildrose leader Brian Jean says Fildebrandt first needs to make some changes to how he communicates on social media.

Fildebrandt was suspended late Friday night after he applauded a reader comment on his Facebook page that mocked the sexuality of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.

Wynne is openly gay.

READ MORE: Alberta MLA Derek Fildebrandt suspended from Wildrose caucus over ‘unacceptable’ social media comment

A day earlier, Fildebrandt was criticized for lambasting Ontario’s high debt and spending while Wynne sat watching in the Alberta legislature gallery.

Watch below: Ontario’s premier was in the Alberta legislature when the opposition and Premier Rachel Notley sparred over Ontario’s climate plan and even Wynne’s visit.

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Raw: Premier Wynne in Alberta legislature

Jean says Fildebrandt’s suspension has nothing to do with his criticism of Wynne in the house.

Watch below: Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne reacts to her treatment in Alberta’s legislature on Friday.

Click to play video: 'Wynne accepts apology from Wildrose Party over Facebook comment'
Wynne accepts apology from Wildrose Party over Facebook comment

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