Alberta Diary

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David Climenhaga, author of the Alberta Diary blog, is a journalist, author, journalism teacher, poet and trade union communicator who has worked in senior writing and editing positions with the Toronto Globe and Mail and the Calgary Herald. His 1995 book, A Poke in the Public Eye, explores the relationships among Canadian journalists, public relations people and politicians. He left journalism after the strike at the Calgary Herald in 1999 and 2000 to work for the trade union movement. Alberta Diary focuses on Alberta politics and social issues.
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In one day, the ground shifts in Alberta politics in ways unexpected, sometimes uplifting, sometimes troubling

| April 18, 2014
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Wildrose tells Craig Chandler to get lost; Tories might be smart to do the same

| April 17, 2014
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Redford-Hancock Government moves ahead with plan to gut public sector pensions

| April 16, 2014
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The 'Self Preservation Society' wants Jim Prentice for 'The Alberta Job'

| April 15, 2014
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Don't airbrush Jim Flaherty's record because of sympathy for his family

| April 14, 2014
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Rob Anders loses by a nose as Cowtown Cons make the best of a bad choice

| April 13, 2014
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Alberta PCs on public service pensions: 'We lied. So what are you gonna do about it?'

| April 12, 2014
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What happens now that we know there really is a cancer cluster in Fort Chip? Nothing?

| April 11, 2014

Municipal Affairs Minister quits Alberta cabinet -- presumably to run for PC leadership

| April 8, 2014
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Say what? After 36 years, secret Alberta Tory slush fund comes to light

| April 7, 2014
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