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Jason Kenney during his interview yesterday. Image credit: David Climenhaga/Screenshot of CBC news video
David J. Climenhaga | With his offensive commentary from 2011 and 2015 ricocheting all over social media last night, Alberta’s premier needs to swallow his pride, admit he was wrong and apologize.
Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro wilts in the sun as Premier Jason Kenney carries on about Alberta's vaccination lottery Image credit: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta.
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has a track record giving money away, and it's not very promising. On the other hand, it's only $3 million or so at risk with Lotto Vaxx.
RCMP on display at the Calgary Stampede. Image credit: Pikist.
Gary Engler | Our country has glorified white male warrior, racist colonialism and participated in it at home and abroad. Our laws, our institutions, our foreign policy, our culture have all been affected by it.
Jason Kenney in the 2010 Calgary Stampede Parade, back when he was Member of Parliament for Calgary Midnapore. Image credit: 5of7/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Ottawa is going to have to try to find a way to implement a vaccine certificate that can be used to protect those us who have been abiding by the rules.
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Kim Elliott | Truth and reconciliation, like thoughts and prayers, are empty without meaningful, concrete and ongoing actions.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney at yesterday's COVID-19 briefing. Image credit: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Given his history gambling away other people's money, it shouldn't come as a shock Jason Kenney has raised the possibility of a cash lottery for Albertans who sign up to get a vaccine shot.
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rabble staff | The road to recovery will be a much smoother ride for some Canadians than others. Watch Chuka Ejeckam, MP Leah Gazan, and Karl Nerenberg discuss the necessary fixes, with host Robin Browne.
The London, Ontario vigil in memory of the Afzaal family. Image credit: Andrea Horwath/Used with permission.
Rick Salutin | Can you build a national identity around having no one national identity?
Security Council Chamber, UN headquarters. Image credit: Rick Bajornas/ United Nations Photo/Flickr
Yves Engler | The campaign proved that a small number of dedicated activists with a targeted, well-planned strategy could have a major impact on Canadian foreign policy.
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Victoria Fenner, Resh Budhu | Resh Budhu talks to Paul Taylor of Foodshare about the pandemic, food security and the right to food.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney at the June 7 news conference (Image credit: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta/Flickr).
David J. Climenhaga | The rebellion that now has UCP Premier Jason Kenney looking as if his career is on the ropes is strongly reminiscent of the circumstances that ended PC premier Alison Redford's political career.
Electric car at charging station. Image credit: andreas160578/Pixabay
Ken Grafton | The Trudeau government is promising net-zero emissions by 2050, but the prevailing paradigm of sustainability through electric vehicles has fatal flaws.