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Cypress-Medicine Hat MLA Drew Barnes. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Barnes needs to be kicked out of the UCP if Kenney is to retain any patriotic credibility elsewhere in Canada.
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Jason Kenney celebrates his victory in the United Conservative Party leadership race in October, 2017. Image: Jason Kenney/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Conservatives always thought they could afford some rebellion to open the Overton window further to the political right. The NDP's Rachel Notley proved them wrong in 2015.
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Cypress-Medicine Hat United Conservative Party MLA Drew Barnes. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | The timing of Cypress-Medicine Hat MLA Drew Barnes's tweet was especially bad, since public-sector workers are currently on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Wilkdrose Energy Critic Drew Barnes (right). (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | Wildrose Energy Critic Drew Barnes is drawing fire for putting some of his own money into a documentary that questions global climate change.
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Photo of Opposition Leader Brian Jean. Flickr/Sergei ~ 5of7
David J. Climenhaga | Persistent reports from a variety of sources indicate Wildrose Leader Brian Jean is also seriously eyeing a run for mayor of the Municipal District of Wood Buffalo.
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Photo: Ray Domeij.
Trevor Zimmerman | Short answer: yes.
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Rick Strankman
David J. Climenhaga | Only certain tragic catastrophes make the grade for public discourse in our society, and those are the ones that can be interpreted as "proof" socialism is evil.
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Brian Jean
David J. Climenhaga | If Brian Jean is going to hang on to his leadership of the Wildrose Party, he is going to have to be tougher than he has appeared to be up to now.
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Rick Strankman
David J. Climenhaga | The nine MLAs behind this latest social media tempest probably do comprise the fruitcake fringe of the Wildrose caucus -– but that's 41 per cent, without even counting Derek Fildebrandt!
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Susan Wright | "The Beast," as Wood Buffalo regional fire chief Darby Allen calls the Fort Mac fire, is fearsome, but it has taught Albertans five remarkable things about themselves and their government.
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Brian Jean
David J. Climenhaga | Even with the formal approval of 78 per cent of the Wildrosers at the party's AGM in Calgary, Leader Brian Jean's effort to reunite Alberta’s right is far from a done deal.
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Sarah Hoffman
David J. Climenhaga | Albertans have made their wishes for the health-care system clear and they want stability, says Health Minister Sarah Hoffman.