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Alberta Premier Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | An exclusive Calgary Herald poll shows Alberta's Conservatives are hugely popular. Why didn't the Herald mention the pollster's track record?
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Alberta PC Party President Bill Smith
David J. Climenhaga | It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a politician in possession of a good poll must be in want of a journalist.
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Calgary author Brian Brennan
David J. Climenhaga | The passage on the 1999-2000 Calgary Herald strike in Brian Brennan's 'Leaving Dublin' is the first honest, and unsparing, description of that event that I have read.
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David J. Climenhaga | After a spell of silence in the wake of Japan's typhoon-tsunami-meltdown catastrophe, nuclear power advocates are at it again in Alberta.
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Alberta PC Party President Bill Smith
David J. Climenhaga | The president of Alberta's Conservative Party has revealed that whoever released a party membership list to a newspaper broke a signed confidentiality deal, and assailed the pollster that used it.
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Alberta Conservative leadership candidate Gary Mar
David J. Climenhaga | Members of the Alberta PCs must be none too pleased to learn their private information is being passed around among pollsters and journalists!
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Calgary author Brian Brennan
David J. Climenhaga | A combination of servility by organizers and a nasty hangover from an ugly labour dispute years ago appears to be the reason a best-selling Alberta author has been told he can't read at WordFest.
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The Calgary Stampede
David J. Climenhaga | Everybody in Alberta knows rodeos are cruel to animals. Everybody knows chuckwagon races are dangerous for horses. Nobody will do anything about it.
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Wildrose Alliance Leader Danielle Smith
David J. Climenhaga | An ugly set-to within the Wildrose Alliance over who's in charge may be the result of a flow of members and support back to the Alberta Conservatives.
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Stephanie Coombs, to be named Edmonton Journal ME
David J. Climenhaga | Anyone who has served time in newspapers understands that staff cutting usually improves the bottom line in the short term at the expense of the quality of the journalistic product over time.
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David J. Climenhaga | The remarkably unmarketable pro-market National Post is dragging down valuable and still-viable daily newspapers.
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David J. Climenhaga | The private surgical clinic fiasco illustrates two things: health care belongs in the public sector and the Wildrose Alliance's intentions for health.