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Calgary's Eighth Avenue Mall, emblematic of an Alberta in which the population keeps growing as the number of civil servants per capita falls. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | While you can't necessarily trust anything the Fraser Institute or the MacKinnon panel say, you can trust Statistics Canada.
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David Koch speaking at the 2015 Defending the American Dream Summit. Image: Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons
Dennis Gruending | Through Koch Industries, U.S billionaire David and his brother Charles were major investors in Alberta's tar sands and long-standing backers of right-wing Canadian think-tanks.
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Education Minister David Eggen tabled new legislation in the Alberta legislature November 2, 2017 to support students by ensuring they can safely join or form gay-straight and queer-straight alliances. Photo: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Public documents and website postings show some of the sources of the so-called Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms' money.
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Edmonton's Macdonald Hotel
David J. Climenhaga | The Fraser Institute has been spreading fables about equalization payments. Why don't the premiers set the facts straight at their meeting in Edmonton this week?
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N. Murray Edwards
David J. Climenhaga | The story of billionaire flight from Alberta persists in Conservative circles. Luckily, it turns out Rona Ambrose, leader of the Opposition, is in a position to set the record straight!
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Edward Greenspon
David J. Climenhaga | Now that they are reaping what they sowed, Canadian newspaper owners want taxpayers to do the heavy lifting for them.
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David J. Climenhaga | The Economist didn't blame the decline in American democracy on Donald Trump. They blamed Donald Trump on the decline in American democracy.
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Yves Engler | Canada's most influential global studies program is the brainchild of a mining magnet with a significant personal stake in a particular foreign policy.
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David J. Climenhaga | Nobody had more warning of the extent and nature of the coming digital revolution than the Canadian newspaper industry, and they still blew their future to smithereens. Now they want your tax money.
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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.
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David J. Climenhaga | Improvement of the CPP is not "a solution in search of a problem." It's a solution to a very real, very urgent problem affecting a very large number of Canadians.
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Lisa Raitt
David J. Climenhaga | Seniors living in poverty may suit Conservatives, the Fraser Institute and the media. It shouldn't suit Canadians.