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Lethbridge-West NDP MLA Shannon Phillips, who was environment minister in the Notley government. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Left unmentioned so far in the affair is its relationship to the continuous abuse endured by female politicians in Alberta by right-wingers while the NDP was in power.
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Part of the crowd at yesterday Bighorn Park open house in Edmonton (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Everything seemed copacetic at the Bighorn Wildland Provincial Park proposal open house in Edmonton on Saturday.
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Wildrose Leader Brian Jean with reporters (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | The Wildrose leader distanced himself from a campus club that published an offensive ad -- although a photo on social media shows him meeting the same group not long ago.
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Don MacIntyre
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's conservative parties are so mired in their market fundamentalist ideology that, ironically, they have no time for the marketplace of ideas.
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Lindsey Graham
David J. Climenhaga | Will the Wildrose Party issue a press release condemning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government for not offering Sen. Lindsey Graham accelerated priority immigration?
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Shannon Phillips
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's climate policy debate may truly be a case where your best friends are your worst enemies and your worst enemies your best friends!
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Joe Ceci
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!
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Notley Cabinet
David J. Climenhaga | The cabinet is still smaller than any previous Alberta cabinet in the past decade and smaller than any other cabinet in Western Canada.
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Dave Mowat
David J. Climenhaga | The royalty framework to be released Friday by Premier Rachel Notley will be both a technical and a political document of considerable importance.
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Santa Claus
David J. Climenhaga | If Santa decides not to visit Alberta because of fears for his safety, you can count on it that the Wildrose Party will blame Rachel Notley.
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Notley Crew
David J. Climenhaga | Is Alberta Premier Rachel Notley channelling Gary Doer, the three-term Manitoba NDP premier who kept that job for nearly a decade by bridging the gap between business and civil society?
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Mowat, Trimbee, Tertzakian, Hanson, McQuaig-Boyd
David J. Climenhaga | It will be hard for the opposition to do much but praise the appointments of a respected energy economist, a former Alberta finance deputy minister and a small-town mayor to the panel.