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David J. Climenhaga | Conservatives starting to hyperventilate about the possibility of David Suzuki being nominated can settle down. You actually have to live here, at least some of the time, to be considered.
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Missing Mars Lander
David J. Climenhaga | You don't need a calculator to know that if Postmedia keeps losing money at this quarter’s pace, it'll soon be burning through $400 million a year.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | Will the Wildrose labour critic apologize to Alberta's NDP for his intemperate attack on the Notley government for a sensible practice of the former Tory government? Don't hold your breath.
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Bob Barnetson | In 2014, there were over 50,000 serious injuries in British Columbia. Yet very few workers refuse unsafe work. Now we know why.
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Lori Sigurdson
David J. Climenhaga | If Athabasca University is to survive, Alberta's government may have no choice but to fire the board as permitted under the Post-Secondary Learning Act.
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Mark Asbell
David J. Climenhaga | As a respected CBC broadcaster enters the government’s service, the skids are said to be being greased for the departure of the chair of the Alberta Labour Relations Board.
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Thomas Lukaszuk
David J. Climenhaga | One role requires Alberta Labour Minister Thomas Lukaszuk to be a neutral arbiter. The other requires him to play offence for the employer's team, elbows up. He can't do both properly.
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David J. Climenhaga | An Appeal Court ruling will require the Alberta Labour Relations Board to consider a grievance by the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees that could increase its membership by close to 6,800.
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David J. Climenhaga | If you've ever wondered why the Redford Government has such a hate for fair and impartial arbitration, Arbitrator Andy Sims' ruling explains it: It's because it's fair and impartial.
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David J. Climenhaga | A strong case can be made parliamentary privilege was created to protect parliamentarians from harassment by the monarch, not to avoid demands for information and fairness by the monarch's subjects.
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Thomas Lukaszuk
David J. Climenhaga | If you tried a stunt like this in Kiev, you could expect streets full of angry citizens armed with gasoline bombs, manning barricades and preparing for an illegal general strike.
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Guy Smith
David J. Climenhaga | It is reasonable to conclude that the leak of the Alberta government's response to a formal union complaint was a gesture of bad faith. It is possible to conclude it was an act of sabotage.