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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image credit: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | MLA Drew Barnes, who has been needling Alberta's premier for weeks, and Todd Loewen, who yesterday called for Kenney to resign, have been kicked out of the UCP caucus.
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Rick Salutin | Ford's re-election plan has been bracingly clear since he went full Build That Wall and told Justin to shut the airports.
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Alberta Speaker Nathan Cooper. Image credit: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | NDP House Leader asks: why is the safety of Jason Kenney and his UCP MLAs more important than the safety of essential workers?
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Israeli police officers in Lod. Image credit: Israel Police/Wikimedia Commons
Karl Nerenberg | What started as peaceful resistance to the latest attempted expulsion of Arabs from their homes in East Jerusalem has forced the Palestinian question onto centre stage.
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Central Peace-Notley UCP MLA Todd Loewen. Image: Todd Loewen/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | If you wanted evidence the divisions in Alberta's UCP are real, this is it. The wheels are falling off the clown car.
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Dental chair and equipment in dentist's office.Image credit: StockSnap/Pixabay
Brandon Doucet | A public dental plan is urgently needed in Canada. In 2018, one in three Canadians lacked dental insurance and over one in five avoid the dentist each year due to financial constraints.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney at yesterday's COVID-19 news conference. Image: Screenshot of Government of Alberta video
David J. Climenhaga | The internet let out a collective gasp yesterday afternoon when Alberta Premier Jason Kenney was caught telling a monumental fib.
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Colombian police truck faces protester. Image: Neda Amani/Twitter
Brent Patterson | As violence by state security forces against the national strike in Colombia continues, there are calls for Canada to end any support of the police and army.
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Alberta Justice Minister Kaycee Madu. Image credit: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Gaslighting, not to mention outright sabotage, has been a standard part of the Conservative repertoire in Canada for half a century. Of course they accuse others of the same thing.
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Calgary Police arrest political cleric Artur Pawlowski on Saturday for defying public health orders. Image: Screenshot of YouTube video
David J. Climenhaga | The latest arrests may not seem like much, but whatever the explanation they represent something of a sea change for the Kenney government and police.
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Edmonton Strathcona MP Heather McPherson during yesterday's emergency debate on COVID-19 in Alberta. Image: Screenshot of House of Commons video
David J. Climenhaga | Despite a string of daily news conferences intended to restore confidence in its foundering COVID-19 performance, the Kenney government appears to have lost control of the narrative.
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Linda McQuaig | To the surprise of many, U.S. President Joe Biden is making a daring bid to overturn much of the mean-spirited conservative economic agenda that's dominated America and the world since the 1980s.