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Alberta Education Minister David Eggen (David Climenhaga photo)
David Climenhaga | The government needs to remember that sometimes in history, the right thing is more than just the only thing decent people can do, but the right thing politically too.
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David J. Climenhaga | Apparently Ted Byfield, crusading far-right journalist, and David Eggen, Alberta education minister, only agree on one thing: How to pronounce Eggen.
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David J. Climenhaga | Kenney's answers on Parents for Choice in Education suggest that he would turn back recent educational reforms in Alberta.
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David J. Climenhaga | It's pretty rich for Jason Kenney, of all people, to accuse Alberta Education Minister David Eggen of trying to score political points by standing up for human rights.
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New Testament Baptist Church
David J. Climenhaga | There's a "global conspiracy involving radical progressive BIG governments and LGBTQ activists," according to the pastor behind two private schools that say they won't obey Alberta's GSA law.
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David J. Climenhaga | The passage of Bill 10 is a step forward. But it won't succeed without monitoring and a willingness to push back if the government fails to live up to its commitment.
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Laurie Blakeman
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Jim Prentice's bad moment with the mirror last week came about because he was trying to avoid another topic: Alberta's need for fairer and more sensible taxes.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | The harsh public reaction to Alberta Premier Jim Prentice's look-in-the-mirror moment on Wednesday should give him pause for reflection.
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Mercedes Allen | What a 17-year-old trans* Ohio teenager's suicide says about the debate over LGBT-inclusive education and GSAs in Canada.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | Russian and Albertan laws both claim to "protect" children and both rely on the same logical fallacy to attack LBGTQ rights.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | For the opposition parties, one lesson stands out: Use surprise to seize the initiative. Keep this premier off balance. He doesn't think clearly when he's rattled.
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Mercedes Allen | Alberta's Bill 10 demonstrates why you can't try to balance human rights classes using legislation.