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Jan 15, 2018
Stephen Mandel & Jim Prentice in 2011. Image: David J. Climenhaga

Alberta conservatives embrace messiah strategy

David J. Climenhaga
Alberta's conservatives clearly have a Messiah Strategy for returning to power. It's been tried before, and it's not clear that it works all that well.
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Jan 12, 2018
Photo: Wikimedia

Moving forward by looking back, 1998

Karl Nerenberg
In 1998, it looked like Jean Chrétien and his Liberals could remain in power forever. With his response to the near loss of the 1995 referendum, however, Chrétien sowed the seeds of his party's demise
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Jan 10, 2018
The Calgary skyline in 2016 (Photo: Kevin Cappis, Wikimedia Commons).

Alberta's economy surges

David Climenhaga
You can probably count on the nattering nabobs of neoliberal negativity at the UCP to come up with a new reason that is clearly the NDP's fault to explain why the sky is falling.
Photos
Jan 5, 2018
Filmmaker and activist Bonnie Sherr Klein on the need for a Canadian Disability Act

Canada needs a national disabilities act

Bonnie Sherr Klein
Filmmaker and activist Bonnie Sherr Klein addressing fellow Order of Canada recipients from British Columbia about the need for a National Disability Act in Canada.
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Dec 29, 2017

Caracas versus Ottawa: Who to trust?

Yves Engler
Canada's recent record of foreign interference elsewhere belies Ottawa's claim that it wants to protect "democracy and human rights" in Venezuela.

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