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Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews speaks to the media in 2019. Image credit: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews signed an order giving the government's legislated investment manager a veto over anything the Alberta Teachers Retirement Fund instructs it to do.
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Alberta Teachers Association associate communications coordinator Jonathan Teghtmeyer. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | If Alberta Premier Jason Kenney could just pull out of the Canada Pension Plan without so much as a by your leave, he would.
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Alberta Teachers Association president Jason Schilling. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | As a union and a signatory to a memorandum of agreement with the NDP, the Alberta Teachers Association is nowadays a particular bête noir to the united Kenney party.
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Dr. David Suzuki (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | At least one response to a poll commissioned by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation suggests David Suzuki is far more popular in Alberta than his opponents wish us to believe.
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Minister of Education David Eggen visits Calgary school. Photo: Premier of Alberta/flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Albertans are pretty unenthusiastic about the whole idea of giving public money to schools that charge tuition, an Environics poll done for the Alberta Teachers Association shows.
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Rachel Notley. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta Opposition leader's other ideas? Attack schoolteachers, and environmentalist David Suzuki.
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Kevin O'Leary
David J. Climenhaga | A good news-bad news story for Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier -- Kevin O’Leary was his chief competitor; O'Leary's endorsement isn't going to help.
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Jason Kenney (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's conservatives want to continue heavily subsidizing private schools and other forms of exclusionary education while cutting funds to public services.
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Fort Mac Fire
David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta Public Service yesterday was honoured by Deloitte Canada and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada for its response to 2016's Fort McMurray fire.
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David Eggen
David J. Climenhaga | When the inquiry fails, can we just get on with defunding those schools, please?
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CTF Stunt
David J. Climenhaga | The CTF is not a serious organization. Why does the media keep treating it as if it is?
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George Clark
David J. Climenhaga | George Clark's idea, while unlikely to be a success, is not so different from the strategy used by some groups frequently at loggerheads with PC policy over the years.