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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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Justice Myra Bielby
David J. Climenhaga | The population of Alberta has grown about 20 per cent in less than a decade and, face it, most of those folks didn't move to Manyberries, Vegreville or Zama City.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | Alison Redford may not have intended to, but she smashed the mould. Alberta politics will never be the same again. It all started five years ago today.
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A Beechcraft King Air aircraft
David J. Climenhaga | Examples like the botched sale of Alberta's small fleet of government planes should kill the fantasy conservatives understand business better than people in more liberal political parties.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | If I were setting the NDP's agenda, I would place that promised ban on corporate and union donations right at the very top of my legislative to-do list!
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | A Globe and Mail story setting out Alison Redford’s record as seen by Alison Redford had Alberta’s chattering classes abuzz yesterday. Alas, it was not terribly illuminating.
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Robin Campbell, Jim Prentice & Ric McIver
David J. Climenhaga | I imagine many of the people at Alberta Premier Jim Prentice's meeting with public sector union leaders yesterday will be praying for a swift return to high oil prices.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | Former Alberta premier Alison Redford's "crimes" were political in nature. There never was a serious chance she would face charges.
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Fred Horne
David J. Climenhaga | Former health minister Fred Horne's signal accomplishment was the complete destruction of the fairy tale Alberta Health Services operated at arm's length from the government.
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Doug Horner
David J. Climenhaga | Given the shabby treatment the former minister of finance has received from Premier Jim Prentice, it’s hard to see how Doug Horner had much choice.
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St. Albert City Hall
David J. Climenhaga | Advice to non-union municipal workers: The time to protect yourself is now, not when the stuff starts hitting the fan.
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Stephen Mandel (L) and Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | Did Alberta Premier Jim Prentice just admit his entire elected caucus is a bunch of clowns who can't be trusted?