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David J. Climenhaga | In its heyday, General Motors employed about 40,000 people in Canada. Now that number is just over 8,000, and is set to fall by nearly half. The prime suspect in the ordeal? Donald Trump.
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David J. Climenhaga | By adopting an energy policy founded on low royalties and pipeline development, Alberta has squandered an opportunity to implement a program that could have strengthened Alberta's economy.
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David J. Climenhaga | A prominent Jason Kenney supporter has compared the rainbow pride flag to the swastika flag of Nazi Germany and the hammer and sickle of communism.
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David J. Climenhaga | There have been enough examples of offensive attitudes about race, religion, gender and science among would-be UCP candidates since last spring to field a soccer team.
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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley addresses NDP members in her speech in Edmonton. Photo: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | The prevailing media narrative is Rachel Notley and the NDP are down in the polls, down in the trajectory of history and down for the count. So why aren't they looking down in the mouth?
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Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel speaks as former leader Greg Clark looks on. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | While the Alberta Party has more potential than the FCP, political punters are advised not to bet the family farm, or even a week's pay, on it getting much traction in 2019.
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David J. Climenhaga | Fossil fuel industry decision makers lean toward a business-as-usual approach to get full value out of their corporate investments, a study of the sector's highly concentrated financial ties suggests.
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David J. Climenhaga | The UCP nomination candidate kicked off the ballot by party officials for posing for selfies with unsavoury visitors at a constituency beer night alleges he was dumped for refusing to lie.
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Edmonton School Trustee Michael Janz (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | The UCP could quickly defuse its latest problem by stating clearly what its education spending proposals are, just as Edmonton public school trustees have requested.
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Calgary-Hawkwood MLA Michael Connolly (Photo: David J. Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | Michael Connolly, NDP MLA for Calgary-Hawkwood, announces he won't seek reelection in 2019; Green Party of Alberta chooses the province's first Indigenous woman leader.
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Gerry Caplan | From Andrew Scheer's antics in India to "Mad Max" Bernier's new political party and Doug Ford's brash, Trump-like politics in Ontario, the Conservatives in Canada are surely in chaos.
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David J. Climenhaga | Opposition Leader Jason Kenney wants it to look to his home audience as if he were already a premier. Plus, it’s good to be out of the country when reporters ask the wrong questions.