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

May 24, 2011
U.S. Sen. John McCain, back in the day

Israeli newspaper reports U.S. may scrap F-35

David J. Climenhaga
If the F-35 goes plop like the flightless dodo bird it resembles, Canadians may not have to choose between public health insurance and airplanes that don't work!


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