|Blog 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.|
|Blog 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.|
|Blog 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.|
'Son of a rich farmer' outrage fails to trump embarrassing questions for Jason Kenney about UCP candidate attitudesDavid 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.
|Blog 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?|
Alberta Party and Freedom Conservative Party leaders form weekend blips on provincial political radarDavid 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.
|Blog 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.|
|Blog 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.|
UCP in damage control mode, its troll farm busy, in face of Edmonton Public School Board budget cuts analysisDavid 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.
|Blog 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.|
|Blog 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.|
|Blog 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.|
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