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Alberta Minister of Health Tyler Shandro in a press briefing on May 29, 2020. Image: Screenshot of Government of Alberta Video/YouTube
David J. Climenhaga | The United Conservative Party government is deeply committed to erasing the connection between government and services that are essential to the functioning of society.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Labour Minister Jason Copping, in shirtsleeves. Photo: Screenshot of news conference
David J. Climenhaga | Canadians don't elect Conservative governments to be empathetic. They elect them to squeeze people they resent. In this regard, the UCP is performing to specifications.
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Kathleen Wynne (Photo: David Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | Never mind the spin. The actual Bank of Canada note concluded that the benefits of increased minimum wages outweigh any depressant effect they may have on job creation.
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Christina Gray
David J. Climenhaga | The disasters predicted by the restaurant industry in Alberta in the face of a minimum wage that is higher -- although not high enough -- will never happen.
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | It is no coincidence that in almost every case the groups calling for more TFWs turn out also to have a long history of anti-union advocacy.
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Gil McGowan
David J. Climenhaga | The dirty little secret of many Canadian small businesses: they love temporary foreign workers because uppity Canadians too readily stand up for their rights.