Portrait unveiling stands in for the fond official farewell former premier Dave Hancock never had from his PCsDavid 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.
Government's dismissal of Crown corporation's board indicates NDP is paying attention to Alberta's ABC sectorDavid J. Climenhaga | The examination of Alberta's Agriculture Financial Services Corporation was spurred by an anonymous tip, the government says.
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The eighth Alberta Health Services CEO in eight years has been appointed -- and there's a glimmer of hope Dr. Verna Yiu may succeed where seven others haven't.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Bill 19, introduced in the Legislature by Finance Minister Joe Ceci, will allow the government and people of Alberta to know how much board executives are actually paid!|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The official departure of Vickie Kaminski in January will mean the start of the search for the eighth Alberta Health Services CEO in as many years!|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Albertans have made their wishes for the health-care system clear and they want stability, says Health Minister Sarah Hoffman.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The faith exhibited by the government, the health minister and AHS in privatization was charming -- or insane. Thank goodness -- as well as the NDP -- we're now on a more sensible path!|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | As NDP Finance Minister Joe Ceci said of an Alberta government annual report yesterday, an extra $1 billion sure isn't going to hurt.|
A Tale of Two Cities: Where's former Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel now that his city really needs him?David J. Climenhaga | Under "Alberta's New Management," Calgary will continue to get the gold mine while Edmonton still gets the shaft. But Edmonton's strident voice in cabinet has fallen silent.
|Blog 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.|
|Blog 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.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Advice to Premier Jim Prentice: It's never too late to pick up the phone and call someone who has actually spent their career on the front line of the civil service, doing work.|
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