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Dan MacLennan
David J. Climenhaga | They called it something different, but yesterday the Alberta government imposed a first-contract binding arbitration process on a labour dispute, an important precedent.
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Don Scott
David J. Climenhaga | The worst thing about this fiasco is how it plays into the hands of public health care's most determined foes, often members of the same group who contributed to the problem.
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Chris Eagle
David J. Climenhaga | Are we seriously expected to believe a man who would claim a single loonie plugged into a parking meter is going to say goodbye to a buyout of $500,000 without a fight?
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Sheila Weatherill
David J. Climenhaga | Either Alauddin Merali followed the rules, in which case he should still be working for Alberta Health Services, or he didn't, in which case he doesn't deserve a severance package.
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Allaudin Merali
David J. Climenhaga | Surely the CBC's expose of an Alberta Health Services executive's expense account indicates the superstition public sector managers must be paid and babied like corporate bosses has to end.
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Fred Horne
David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta Government has announced that the unpopular "21-day menu" has passed its best-before date, at least in long-term care facilities.
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Private health care advocate John Carpay
David J. Climenhaga | It's ironic Alberta's ideological right-wingers are trying to impose two-tier privatized health care through the "judicial activism" they routinely disparage when courts don't rule their way.
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AMA President Dr. Linda Slocombe
David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta Medical Association said thanks very much for the Redford Government's pre-election deal by immediately running newspaper ads attacking the government at its most vulnerable moment.
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Wildrose House Leader Rob Anderson
David J. Climenhaga | The elephant in the room has materialized -- fat, wrinkled, betusked, red eyes glaring with hostility and of a mind to stand by while a few more non-Conservatives are elected in Alberta.
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Ron Liepert
David J. Climenhaga | The former health minister and the former health care CEO are gone and, once again, there is peace in the valley of Alberta health care.
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Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne
David J. Climenhaga | Sounds like Alberta's PC government has concluded a sharp crack across doctors' knuckles could have a salutary effect next time there’s a close provincial election.
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Alberta Cabinet, missing one member
David J. Climenhaga | The deck chairs on the Titanic have been successfully rearranged. No icebergs are in sight.