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Dave Hancock
David J. Climenhaga | Without withdrawing Bills 45 and 46, and dumping his finance minister's pension 'reforms,' Monday's fine sentiments from the pen of Alberta Interim Premier Dave Hancock mean nothing at all.
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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Alison Redford resigned yesterday. Deputy Premier Dave Hancock has been named interim Premier.
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Alison Redford March 11 LRT Announcement
David J. Climenhaga | PC strategists will be trying to spin yesterday's $600-million LRT financing announcement into a victory for Alberta's premier instead of Edmonton's steadfast young mayor.
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Alison Redford
David J. Climenhaga | A telling detail in the 2014 Alberta budget released yesterday: yet another million for the premier's office, already fat compared to the previous premier's skinnier operation.
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Doug Horner
David J. Climenhaga | While the government hopes to give the impression it has listened to its employees' concerns, the reality is it has beans in its ears and hears nothing.
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David J. Climenhaga | A strong case can be made parliamentary privilege was created to protect parliamentarians from harassment by the monarch, not to avoid demands for information and fairness by the monarch's subjects.
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David J. Climenhaga | Anyone can come up with a list of the 13 biggest news stories of the year. Alberta Diary gives you a list of the 13 biggest Alberta political stories ignored by the media.
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Dave Hancock
David J. Climenhaga | Here's the thing, Dave, I think you should quit because you're just better than this.
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David J. Climenhaga | More than half the members of Alberta Premier Alison Redford's 58-member Progressive Conservative caucus now have a cabinet job and the paycheque to go with it.
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Thomas Lukaszuk
David J. Climenhaga | If you tried a stunt like this in Kiev, you could expect streets full of angry citizens armed with gasoline bombs, manning barricades and preparing for an illegal general strike.
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Rob Anderson
David J. Climenhaga | The decision by Premier Alison Redford's PC Party to abandon its winning centrist alliance to woo its most reactionary elements makes political change in Alberta more likely, not less so.
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Clever Wildrose Art Attacking Redford Brochure
David J. Climenhaga | If a controversial Progressive Conservative mail-out can help Alberta Premier Alison Redford improve her polling numbers, it will help her win her party’s endorsement to carry on.