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Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw at yesterday's COVID-19 news conference (Photo: Screenshot of Alberta Government video).
David J. Climenhaga | If COVID-infected Albertans want to go to a bar, hang out in restaurants, sing in church, or attend musical concerts, there's nothing to stop them.
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Calgary-Falconridge MLA Devinder Toor in 2019. Image: David J. Climenhaga/Used with permission
David J. Climenhaga | NDP Opposition Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman called on the UCP MLA to resign and demanded Premier Jason Kenney "eject him immediately from the government caucus for this corrupt behaviour."
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Jason Kenney with a dog and his Conservative blue RAM pick-up truck. Image: Jason Kenney/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the closed Alberta hospital beds -- Kenney's focus is on pepper spray and pick-up trucks.
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Manitoba's legislature building in Winnipeg. Image: David J. Climenhaga/Used with permission
David J. Climenhaga | "It is gravely concerning that a private investigator was hired to conduct surveillance of a member of the judiciary, ostensibly to embarrass or intimidate the judge."
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney at yesterday's news conference on referendums. Image: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's premier sounded very much like a fellow trying to think of a way to steal a hot stove when he mused about only allowing voters who agree with him to vote on a provincial police force.
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Morinville's Roman Catholic Church burns Tuesday night (Photo: Twitter/Kim Smith, CTV).
David J. Climenhaga | If ever there was a moment in Canada's history for sober reflection, empathy and reconciliation, this Canada Day is it.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Health Minister Tyler Shandro, both grinning, confirm what Albertans already knew -- we'll be reopening in time for the Calgary Stampede (Image credit: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta).
David J. Climenhaga | Delta variant or no variant, Alberta will be pulling the plug on almost all COVID-19 restrictions on July 1, Premier Jason Kenney confirmed Friday.
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The Sky Palace dinner. Image credit: @TheBreakdownAB/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | "Looking at these photos it seems clear to me that several health restrictions were violated," Airdrie UCP MLA Angela Pitt boldly stated Friday on her Facebook account.
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The sky palace. Image credit: @TheBreakdownAB/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Dr. Deena Hinshaw stuck determinedly to her talking point: She wasn't there and therefore can't know how far apart the dinner goers were, no matter what those photographs tell our lyin' eyes.
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David J. Climenhaga | The Sky Palace brouhaha diverted attention away from the troubling appointment of market-fundamentalist economist Jack Mintz to the board of Alberta Health Services.
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Image credit: UFCW Local 401. Used with permission.
Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | An interview with UFCW Local 401 communications officer Michael Hughes about the COVID-19 outbreak at the Cargill plant in Alberta where hundreds were infected and two workers died.
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David Climenhaga | Albertans learned last week the grim toll from COVID-19 in the province has now passed 1,000 deaths.