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Jim Prentice & Stephen Mandel
David J. Climenhaga | Building new continuing-care beds is exactly what got Alberta into its current health care mess. So it's hard to see how changes announced yesterday are going to make much difference.
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Stephen Mandel
David J. Climenhaga | Sorry, but if you want real change in Alberta, you're going to have to vote to change the government.
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David J. Climenhaga | If a week is a long time in politics, the more than four weeks until the Alberta PCs actually chose a leader are practically an eternity.
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Jeff Johnson
David J. Climenhaga | Privacy Commissioner Jill Clayton's report could be Premier Hancock's opportunity to rid himself of a turbulent Education Minister who refuses to play by Alberta's new rules.
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Jeff Johnson
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Dave Hancock needs to show up in the office and make the children behave themselves before anarchy is really loosed upon the world!
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | The choice facing Tory leadership front-runner Jim Prentice is pretty stark: he can walk the walk before the election, or he can be handed his walking papers.
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Wayne Drysdale
David J. Climenhaga | Bad ideas from the past keep haunting Alberta's hapless PCs until it seems unlikely even leadership frontrunner Jim Prentice, ostensible solution to all the party's problems, can make them go away.
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Ric McIver
David J. Climenhaga | News reports said there were about 25 seniors at Ric McIver’s Tory leadership campaign stop, and they probably would have rather been doing something else too. Shuffleboard, maybe.
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Jeff Johnson
David J. Climenhaga | The Assurance for Students Act? If we lived in less Orwellian times, this would probably be called the Assurance for Alison Redford Act.
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David J. Climenhaga | Separating the dual roles of the Alberta Teachers Association would be in the interests of teachers and the public -- but it's unlikely to happen because it suits the ATA and the government.
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David J. Climenhaga | Notwithstanding the assistance unintentionally rendered by the elderly and possibly confused Wildrose advisor Tom Flanagan, the Redford Tories' bumpy ride continues.
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Carol Henderson
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta’s education minister told teachers they could face a pay cut if they don’t accept the government’s parsimonious four-year deal by March 7. Yesterday the teachers told him to drop dead.