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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May 18, 2020
The crowd at the January 9 "fair deal" panel town hall in Fort Saskatchewan. Image: David J. Climenhaga

Alberta government shelves 'fair deal' report

David J. Climenhaga
Friday before a long weekend is commonly viewed as the traditional time to publish information governments would like voters to forget about. What does this say about the so-called "fair deal" panel?

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