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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.