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David J. Climenhaga | There is only one way to revive honest journalism in Alberta and that is for progressive democrats to put up the money to found a major internet news site employing real journalists.
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The late Brock Ketchum & David Climenhaga on strike at the Calgary Herald, circa 1999
David J. Climenhaga | Imagine how much better off everyone in Canadian media would have been if the Calgary Herald strike had been as successful as its union drive.
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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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Joan Crockatt. Image: David Climenhaga
David 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.
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David J. Climenhaga | Prediction: Jason Kenney will get a tougher fight from Brian Jean, the leader of the Wildrose Party, than he will from the demoralized PCs.
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Bishop Fred Henry
David J. Climenhaga | Bishop Henry said he viewed his refusal to give interviews to the Calgary Herald during its 1999-2000 strike as part of his responsibility of proclaiming the Gospel.
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Brodie Fenlon
David J. Climenhaga | Media has become enslaved to Facebook's algorithm. This is not good news or good for news.
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Rod Sykes
David J. Climenhaga | Sykes, known for his sharp tongue and hawk-eyed accountancy skills during his early 1970s mayoralty, is the subject of a new book by journalist Andy Marshall.
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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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Mel Hurtig (Photo by Alex Waterhouse-Hayward)
David J. Climenhaga | Mel Hurtig died yesterday in Vancouver. He was 84. He was a great Canadian. He will be missed.
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Jason Kenney Presser
David J. Climenhaga | Apparently nostalgic, Kenney included a maudlin look back at the late premier Ralph Klein. "We miss you Ralph. My goodness, we miss you!"
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | From Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's perspective, there are far more challenging conservative candidates she could have to face than Jason Kenney.