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Derek Fildebrandt (Photo: David Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta regulation of flavoured tobacco has little to do with adults and lots to do with protecting children and youth from an effective gateway to addiction.
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Dave Hancock Portrait
David 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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Dave Hancock
David J. Climenhaga | If we ask why we are spending public money on portraits of Alberta premiers (and Legislative Speakers, too, it must be added) we are asking the wrong question.
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Brad Wall
David J. Climenhaga | When it comes to fiscal planning in conservative Western Canadian provinces, all we have to fall back on is the notion the lord giveth and the lord taketh away. Repeatedly.
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | Given the far-out social conservative beliefs of the front-runner in the race to lead the Alberta PCs, his slogan should really be "Forward to the Fifties with Jason Kenney!"
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Alison Redford Portrait
David J. Climenhaga | We shouldn't let premiers -- great leaders and accomplished politicians though they may be -- pick the artist who gets to paint their official portraits.
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Photo: Provincial Archives of Alberta, J4488.13 via Government of Alberta/flickr
David J. Climenhaga | It is hard to imagine that any of today's right-wing Alberta political parties would have much sympathy with Peter Lougheed's program, or indeed Lougheed himself.
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Former Alberta PC cabinet minister Thomas Lukaszuk
David J. Climenhaga | Albertans are entitled to know which minister was given a copy of former PC Leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk's phone bill by the premier's office.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | Will the Wildrose labour critic apologize to Alberta's NDP for his intemperate attack on the Notley government for a sensible practice of the former Tory government? Don't hold your breath.
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Rachel Notley
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has made headway on the Energy East Pipeline, and that’s something that never happened under any species of conservative.
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Santa Claus
David J. Climenhaga | If Santa decides not to visit Alberta because of fears for his safety, you can count on it that the Wildrose Party will blame Rachel Notley.
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Thomas Lukaszuk
David J. Climenhaga | A Dec. 15 email from former labour minister Lukaszuk to various farm groups is certain to ruffle feathers among the NDP government, the opposition and organized labour.