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Jason Kenney hoists a glass of something with Labatt's CEO Kyle Norrington at the brewer's Edmonton facility on Aug. 9, that last time anyone saw the Alberta premier in person (Photo: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr).
David J. Climenhaga | Premier Kenney will need to resurface soon, or darker theories than the amusing ones now in circulation will begin to gain credence.
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Mr. COVID holds up a newspaper that reads "Kenney defeats COVID." [Parody image]. Image: @ArtSifton/Twitter/Used with permission.
David J. Climenhaga | No wonder Alberta's premier and health minister seem to have gone into hiding -- supposedly on vacation, but with no one left to mind the wheelhouse of the ship of state.
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Jagmeet Singh (left) meets with health-care workers in Edmonton on Aug. 19. Image: Jagmeet Singh/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | It seems likely we'll be hearing lots more about Jason Kenney and his many failings, and not just in Alberta, before the federal election on Sept. 20.
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A black and white photo from the last time Alberta had a provincial police force, featuring four uniformed officers and a dog. Image: Provincial Archives of Alberta
David J. Climenhaga | The suggestion the real goal of forming a provincial police force unimpeded by Canada's national commitment to due process and constitutional rights is to "confront activists" should trouble us all.
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Brian Jean does a news conference in his days as Wildrose Party leader. Image credit: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Can it really be true Brian Jean, who once thought he had a pretty good chance of occupying the Alberta premier's office as leader of the Wildrose Party, is negotiating to lead the Alberta Party?
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Jason Kenney with a dog and his Conservative blue RAM pick-up truck. Image: Jason Kenney/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the closed Alberta hospital beds -- Kenney's focus is on pepper spray and pick-up trucks.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney at yesterday's news conference on referendums. Image: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's premier sounded very much like a fellow trying to think of a way to steal a hot stove when he mused about only allowing voters who agree with him to vote on a provincial police force.
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Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn during his mid-pandemic holiday in Mexico. Image: Facebook/Pat Rehn
David J. Climenhaga | Former Conservative PM Stephen Harper is reported to have been called in to give the fractious UCP caucus a lecture about the need to stick together and play nice.
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Social conservative activist and lawyer John Carpay before the doors of a courthouse (Image: Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms/distributed).
David J. Climenhaga | The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms' founder and president admitted yesterday it was he who hired a professional peeper to spy on the judge.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney flipping pancakes in Calgary Saturday (Image: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta).
David J. Climenhaga | It's astonishing that a hard-line market-fundamentalist party like the UCP doesn't seem to understand the law of supply and demand.
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Premier Jason Kenney leads some of his new cabinet ministers down the garden path (literally) at Government House yesterday -- visible from left to right, Kenney, Jason Luan, Ron Orr, Muhammad Yaseen and Rajan Sawhney. Image: Chris Schwarz, Government of Alberta.
David J. Climenhaga | Six of the eight newly assigned ministers represent Calgary ridings that would probably vote NDP if a provincial election were held tomorrow -- so needs must!
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Justin Trudeau and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi. Image: Screen shot of the news conference/rabble.ca.
David J. Climenhaga | The Kenney government confirmed yesterday it would fork over its share of the cash for the first phase of the LRT line opposed by many UCP supporters, but the premier skipped the PM's news conference.