David J. Climenhaga

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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 as Communications Director of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, which with more than 73,000 members is Alberta’s largest union and Canada’s 10th largest. Alberta Diary focuses on Alberta politics and social issues. Contact: albertadiary @ gmail.com
David J. Climenhaga

Health Deputy Minister's compensation: Glaring omission in Alberta Sunshine List coverage explained

| February 1, 2014
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Alberta's 'Sunshine List' -- let a little light shine in … but only a little, and only where we want it

| January 31, 2014
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Appeal Court says Labour Relations Board must consider AUPE call for 'excluded' civil servants to be part of union

| January 31, 2014
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Oh to be a fly on the cabinet room wall today! Court grants two-week stay on application against AUPE of Bill 46

| January 29, 2014
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Alberta ponders 'options' as independent arbitrator overturns firing of jail guards who took part in illegal strike

| January 27, 2014
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Still hoping for a 'deal' with AUPE, Alberta Deputy Premier Dave Hancock has a Seinfeld moment

| January 25, 2014
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About those 620,000 missing patient files: The timing's interesting but the accountability's a bigger deal

| January 24, 2014
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Dunderdale's departure relocates Redford deeper in premiers' popularity sub-basement

| January 23, 2014
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The 'Petroleum Party' in full cry about Neil Young; and what Northwestern Alberta doctors fear

| January 22, 2014
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With free expression under assault in Alberta, where's 'free speech advocate' Ezra Levant?

| January 21, 2014
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