David J. Climenhaga

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 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

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Jun 26, 2011

Lord Tubby's Lament

David J. Climenhaga
Lord Black of Crossharbour's statement to the court: a summary in verse.
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Jun 14, 2011
Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Same-sex marriage -- just not the wedge it used to be

David J. Climenhaga
There's plenty of reason to hope that as more Canadians live their lives as they wish, a growing number of other Canadians who know them will become tolerant of alternative lifestyles.

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