|Blog 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.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Alison Redford's humiliating departure was a stunning flameout for a politician who had stepped into leadership with such promise only two and a half years before.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | UCP Leader Jason Kenney dares not attend the Pride Parade, which has become one of the preeminent political events of the year in Edmonton. And he dares not be missing in action.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The big question now has to be whether, come the next Alberta general election, the reconstituted PC-dominated Alberta Party is likely to take more votes from the NDP or the UCP?|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the federal NDP. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's job today will be to get ahead of the assault on reason yesterday's truck attack in Edmonton is bound to unleash.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Politics is a full-contact sport, played with the elbows up, and if young people are contemplating an elected career, they’ll need a thick skin. Grade six is not too early to learn this.|
Foreign influence had nothing to do with Tory Joan Crockatt's Calgary Centre election defeat in 2015David J. Climenhaga | A great Liberal candidate, Kent Hehr, and a great Liberal campaign, Justin Trudeau's, won the election of 2015. Claims to the contrary are codswallop.
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's right-wing political parties still haven't been able to crawl back out of the fiery pit Pastor Allan Hunsperger led them into.|
Alberta's first woman premier calls for more than talk about the deplorable treatment of women in politicsDavid J. Climenhaga | Cleared for second time of conflict accusations, Alison Redford emerged from seclusion to speak about how women politicians are held to different standards than men.
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Conservatives motor to easy by-election wins in Calgary; third inquiry clears Alison Redford; Brad hits the Wall; and Kenney fink-call plan keeps falling flat.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The Wildrose leader distanced himself from a campus club that published an offensive ad -- although a photo on social media shows him meeting the same group not long ago.|
Portrait unveiling stands in for the fond official farewell former premier Dave Hancock never had from his PCsDavid J. Climenhaga | When by-then-premier Jim Prentice appointed a new cabinet in the fall of 2014, Dave Hancock was out, with barely a word of thanks.
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