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Alison Redford, as Alberta's new premier, on the campaign trail in 2012. Image credit: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | After months of controversy, Alison Redford's premiership ended seven years ago today. But Alberta's story isn't over yet, and it doesn't have to be written with the pen held by Jason Kenney.
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Jason Kenney. Image: Flickr/mostlyconservative
David J. Climenhaga | If we accept UCP leadership candidate Jason Kenney's arithmetic, the Saskatchewan NDP appears to have wrecked the province's economy two years before it was elected!
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Photo of Omar Khadr. Image: Khadr family/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the cause. What kind of a "tax watchdog" starts a petition demanding that the government, which is acting prudently with our money, hose more of it away?
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Robin Campbell & Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | In Alberta, the conservative capacity for cognitive dissonance appears almost unlimited.
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David J. Climenhaga | Readers are welcome to take note and write in December 2017 to remind me of how many of these predictions I got wrong.
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Lee Richardson
David J. Climenhaga | The fact a Tory stalwart is considering running for the Liberals in Calgary after a long career in Conservative ranks should tell you which way Canada's political wind is blowing.
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Doug Horner
David J. Climenhaga | Surely the Hancock Government insiders who made this decision knew the optics were appalling. But they appear to have thought no one would notice!
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Dr. James Talbot
David J. Climenhaga | Connections, connections … whatever can they all mean? Could someone be afraid of the answers a credible study of the health effects of bitumen mining might reveal?
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Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel
David J. Climenhaga | On the face of it, it hardly makes sense for the mayor of Alberta's capital city to join the race for another, possibly significantly worse, job.