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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | Yesterday's tentative agreement between 22,000 AUPE civil servants and the province paves the way for a relatively trouble-free coronation for banking executive Jim Prentice.
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Doug Horner
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's NDP said the party's legislative caucus will focus on the government’s attack on public service pensions for the rest of the legislative session.
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Thomas Lukaszuk
David J. Climenhaga | One role requires Alberta Labour Minister Thomas Lukaszuk to be a neutral arbiter. The other requires him to play offence for the employer's team, elbows up. He can't do both properly.
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Guy Smith
David J. Climenhaga | Is the Redford Government’s law imposing a contract on its civil servants a bridge too far … or, for the Progressive Conservatives, a bridge to nowhere?
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David J. Climenhaga | Yesterday's court ruling, while minor, symbolically illustrates that in a constitutional democracy even Alberta's Progressive Conservatives are not all-powerful.
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David J. Climenhaga | A strong case can be made parliamentary privilege was created to protect parliamentarians from harassment by the monarch, not to avoid demands for information and fairness by the monarch's subjects.