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Health Minister Tyler Shandro and AHS CEO Verna Liu at a 2020 press conference. Image: Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Health Services CEO Verna Yiu said yesterday all AHS employees, physicians and contracted health care providers will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney -- walking into the sunset, or what? (Photo: Chris Schwarz, Government of Alberta).
David J. Climenhaga | You'd think Jason Kenney's dereliction of duty at a moment of genuine crisis in Alberta's history would be a matter of journalistic inquiry. Apparently not.
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Lethbridge-East MLA and United Conservative Party caucus chair Nathan Neudorf (Photo: Nathan Neudorf/Facebook).
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's COVID-19 strategy continues to move deeply into full-blown implementation of the discredited Great Barrington Declaration.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, as he appeared the last time he was seen in public (Photo: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr).
David J. Climenhaga | Meanwhile, Justice Minister Kaycee Madu yesterday announced the appointment of a "chief firearms officer" to subvert enforcement of federal gun control legislation.
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Jumbled green numbers in vertical lines on a black background, representing internet code. Image: Jae Rue/Pixabay
David J. Climenhaga | With the door left open for the cryptocurrency speculators to restart, what is the Alberta government going to do about it?
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Jason Kenney hoists a glass of something with Labatt's CEO Kyle Norrington at the brewer's Edmonton facility on Aug. 9, that last time anyone saw the Alberta premier in person (Photo: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr).
David J. Climenhaga | Premier Kenney will need to resurface soon, or darker theories than the amusing ones now in circulation will begin to gain credence.
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Mr. COVID holds up a newspaper that reads "Kenney defeats COVID." [Parody image]. Image: @ArtSifton/Twitter/Used with permission.
David J. Climenhaga | No wonder Alberta's premier and health minister seem to have gone into hiding -- supposedly on vacation, but with no one left to mind the wheelhouse of the ship of state.
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Jagmeet Singh (left) meets with health-care workers in Edmonton on Aug. 19. Image: Jagmeet Singh/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | It seems likely we'll be hearing lots more about Jason Kenney and his many failings, and not just in Alberta, before the federal election on Sept. 20.
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Rumoured would-be Alberta Parliamentary candidate Derek Sloan. Image: Derek Sloan/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta has surpassed its quota of right-wing nut-jobs from Ontario, thank you very much. We're full! And as for you, my fellow Albertans, stop voting for these people, would you?
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The University of Lethbridge -- now able to demand proof of vaccination and make students wear non-medical masks. Image: Josh*m/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Looks like masks and restrictions on university students' freedom to infect their fellow scholars with respiratory illnesses will have to remain in place at least until the federal election.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Governor General Mary Simon on the day of her appointment, July 6. Image: Justin Trudeau/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Doublethink was flourishing in Conservative circles in Alberta after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went to Rideau Hall to ask Governor General Mary Simon to dissolve Parliament.
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Alberta's Education Minister Adriana LaGrange. Image: Alberta newsroom/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Grounds for suspicion maybe, but ethics commissioner says unreliable memories prevent conflict finding against Alberta education minister.