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A letter purportedly sent by a resident of Kingston, Ontario, to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: Jason Kenney/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Many are casting doubt on the authenticity of a letter the Alberta premier said he received from a resident of Kingston, Ontario. But the truth is often stranger than fiction.
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An idle well site in Alberta's Peace River Region. Photo: Regan Boychuk
Regan Boychuk | Alberta's Energy Regulator estimates the province's oilpatch has accumulated $260 billion in unfunded cleanup liabilities.
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Brad Wall. Photo: DanielPaquet/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | At 52, Brad Wall is still a young man. So he'll probably find a way to continue to be a public nuisance.
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Photo: Norsk Teknisk Museum, Wikimedia Commons.
David J. Climenhaga | Albertans long ago "decided that a drunken, blow-out dance party today was better than a string of candle-lit dinner parties down the road."
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Image: Facebook/Doug Schweitzer
David J. Climenhaga | The New West Partnership is designed to make it harder for provincial governments to enact their own, tougher policies on a range of issues. So what’s not to like about being kicked out?
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Ralph Klein in 1992 (Screenshot of CBC broadcast)
David J. Climenhaga | Gillian Steward recounts how the Klein government allowed an industry dominated “task force” on oilsands development to pass itself off as a neutral agency with ties to the government.
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Jason Kenney in 2010 at the Calgary Stampede Parade.
David J. Climenhaga | Nowadays many conservative politicians participate in Pride Parades, like next Saturday's in Edmonton. The reason is clear: They've become important political events.
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Sandra Jansen (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | In Alberta conservative circles, apparently what's sauce for the goose isn't sauce for the gander!
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Jason Kenney (Photo by David Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | Being away from Alberta 20 years and not noticing it's changed is the most charitable explanation for Jason Kenney's call to effectively out gay students who wish to join GSAs.
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Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall
David J. Climenhaga | What will those Alberta politicians who insist sales-tax-raising Brad Wall of Saskatchewan is Western Canada’s “real leader” say now?
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Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | It was Budget Day in Alberta and the sense of relief in the halls of the Legislature was palpable, again.
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Jason Kenney (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | We sat through this movie once before. Now we're watching the horrifying big-budget sequel next door.