AFL president Gil McGowan. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's conservatives are no strangers to the idea of boycotting businesses -- or even whole provinces -- when the idea suits them.
Women's March Toronto 2018
Marc Belanger | The Women's March, an Alberta labour victory, and a rendition of "Rebel Girl", an old Wobblies song.
Rachel Notley moments after her election victory was announced on May 5, 2015.
David J. Climenhaga | There's a big difference between sensing change is coming and seeing it take place before your eyes. So the events of the evening of May 5, 2015, shocked almost everyone.
Rachel Notley & friends at last year's EDLC Labour Day BBQ (Photo: David Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | Passage of the Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act on June 6 finally dragged Alberta labour law into the 20th Century -- less than two decades into the 21st!
Alberta Labour Minister Christina Gray (Photo: Dave Cournoyer)
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta’s workplace laws haven’t been significantly changed for about 30 years of Tory rule -- and not because they're perfect. Au contraire!
Alberta Labour Minister Christina Gray (Image: David Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | First contract compulsory arbitration: will the Alberta NDP enact even that sensible and nearly universal reform? We have no idea.
Image: Facebook/Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | Decarbonization? No problem! Wait! That was then. This is now.
Dougald Lamont
David J. Climenhaga | A CBC commentator makes it clear to the general public the Canadian Taxpayers Federation is just another Astroturf organization set up to push the tired old conservative agenda.
Dan MacLennan
David J. Climenhaga | I don't know if Dan MacLennan has the power to jolt Alberta's Liberals back to life. But if I were an organizer for any other party, I'd sure worry about that.
Gil McGowan
David J. Climenhaga | No one who is being honest can say that Alberta’s NDP government is in the pocket of "big labour."
Sarah Hoffman
David J. Climenhaga | Even if the NDP eventually fails in Alberta, the way is not clear for the battered PCs to return to power.
Photo: Flickr/Kris Krug
Ella Bedard | labour reporter Ella Bedard interviews Gil McGowan, President of the Alberta Federation of Labour, and he told her what he thought the drop in oil prices would mean for Alberta.