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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.
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Left to right in background: Alberta Municipal Affairs Minister Tracy Allard, Premier Jason Kenney and Justice Minister Kayvee Madu; In the foreground, Chief Medical Officer of Health Deena Hinshaw. (Image: Kaycee Madu/Twitter)
David J. Climenhaga | Justice Minister Kaycee Madu posted a photo of himself with Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Premier Jason Kenney and Municipal Affairs Minister Tracy Allard. Only Hinshaw wore a mask.
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David J. Climenhaga | The electric vehicle technology breakthrough could have a huge impact on the demand for Alberta's number one non-agricultural product: oil.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney at Edmonton International Airport. Image: Jason Kenney/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Days ago, Conservative leaders were calling Canada's COVID-19 vaccine rollout "a debacle." Now they're trying to jump aboard and take credit.
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David J. Climenhaga | The Canadian Energy Centre stumbled out of the starting gate on December 11, 2019, and has been little more than an embarrassment since.
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Premier Jason Kenney with his "letter from Santa." Image: Screenshot of Facebook video
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's bizarre holiday message might have been cute if almost 700 people hadn't died from COVID-19.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | With focus on Kenney's hesitant response to COVID-19, some observers have overlooked the fact that his management of the economy and energy sector hasn't been much better.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces tougher COVID-19 measures at yesterday's news conference. Image: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | The Kenney government sharply changed course yesterday and announced much tougher lockdown measures that have the potential to slow the spread of COVID-19.
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Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Deena Hinshaw at yesterday's daily COVID-19 briefing. Image: Screenshot of Alberta government video
David J. Climenhaga | "If the goal is to bring our numbers down, we will need additional measures to be able to do that," said Dr. Deena Hinshaw at the daily pandemic briefing.
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Dr. Stephen Duckett. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | As the Victorian state government was accepting the recommendations of a former AHS CEO, the United Conservative Party government of Premier Jason Kenney was doing the opposite on every count.
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | RadioLabour's Canada Report: The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees is fighting ideological cuts to advanced education. Global wages fall because of the pandemic. And more.