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     3  +2 2014 jul 26ralph klein gary marGary Mar | Alberta DiaryBelow: Ric McIver, Jim Prentice, Jim Dinning and Gary Mar . ... The fourth in a row if you want to count Ralph Klein's victory over Nancy ...
     3  +1 2014 jul 23elections financing albertaElection Financing | Alberta DiarySenior Alberta Progressive Conservative Party officials and guards remove election campaign funds from the vaults of the “Tapcal Trust.” Actual ...
     5  +1 2014 sep 27big eatahs managementNo buyout for former Alberta Health chief financial officer? Really ... most anyone except the biggest industry groups… once upon a time I ... turns out to be, to eat AHS management's lunch and drink their milk!
     5  -3 2014 aug 14canadian bric shares valueTales from the Crypt: The British Columbia Resources Investment “Well, giving shares in big banks to all American households would be a terrific way to do that.
     5  +3 2014 jul 23gary mar albertaCould Ric McIver still win the Alberta Tory leadership race? Actually, yes, he ... Below: Ric McIver, Jim Prentice, Jim Dinning and Gary Mar .
     6  +46 2014 aug 26mla airdrie albertaAirdrie MLA Rob Anderson suffers torments as Allan ... - Alberta DiaryBelow: Pastor Allan Hunsperger, Airdrie MLA Rob Anderson, and the Airdrie Tower, thought to be the tallest structure between Calgary and ...
     6  ~ 2014 aug 01calgary west pc albertaCalgary - West | Alberta Diaryby David Climenhaga on January 7, 2014 in Alberta Politics, Alberta's Divided Right, .... What's up with Calgary West Progressive Conservative nomination?
     7  ~ 2014 sep 15lock doors and grab gunsWith floodwaters rising again, will Sun News Network renew its There is no doubt Sun News Network's “ gun grab ” campaign ... and most doors were locked , only 300 people remained in the town, and those ...
     8  ~ 2014 sep 18money file guest postGuest post : When you talk to 'Middle Alberta,' NDP leadership To mark the occasion, I will run only the second guest post ever to ... was already here, you came to Alberta to make some damn money . .... The #PCldr Files : Who is the best Tory choice for the coming Wildrose Apocalypse?
     9  -1 2014 jul 22edmonton journal human resourcesEdmonton Journal , Calgary Herald to shed more staff as Below: Edmonton Journal editor in chief Lucinda Chodan. ... said in the jargon of human resources departments) to be eliminated at her paper.
     10  +2 2014 sep 23firearms in becaWill Stephen Harper's War on Peace, Order and Good Government But the murderer used a hand gun , registration opponents will protest, .... People like you and Carlos beca created the Canadian Gun Lobby.
     10  -5 2014 aug 17horner redford platform investment2012 policy platform - Alberta Diarycommunities as an investment in Albertans and Alberta's future. ... Alison redford wAs elected leAder of the AlbertA Progressive conservAtive PArty on october 1, ...
     11  -1 2014 jul 24ata provincial electionTentative teacher contract deal serves the ATA and government Below: Education Minister Jeff Johnson; ATA logo. ... both in her 2011 leadership bid and the 2012 provincial election ,” Mr. Thomson wrote.
     12  +8 2014 aug 22alberta government contractFour-year, 6.75% AUPE tentative agreement ends ... - Alberta DiaryThe threat of open warfare between Alberta's government and its largest union over the contract for unionized civil servants ended yesterday, ...
     15  +27 2014 aug 07ontario radio diray marketsManning Centre | Alberta DiaryActual Alberta market fundamentalists and the names of their institutions
     16  -5 2014 aug 18alberta newspaper groupAlberta Newspaper Group Inc. | Alberta DiaryAll posts tagged Alberta Newspaper Group Inc. ... Starting next summer, the Journal announced yesterday, the moribund Alberta daily will ...
     17  +8 2014 sep 30canadian taxpayers federationMinuscule Canadian Taxpayers Federation in running for 'Turfy Former Canadian Taxpayers Federation Alberta Director Scott Hennig, now the group's Communications VP, in a nice AstroTurf-coloured ...
     17  +84 2014 sep 16alison redlightareared light district | Alberta DiaryAll posts tagged red light district ... Redford strategist Stephen Carter contemplates being sent back to the minors; Premier Alison Redford.
     17  +84 2014 aug 19alberta un lawsGun Laws | Alberta DiarySun News Network columnist Lorne Gunter is presented an award by National Firearms Association President Sheldon Clare for his commentary on the ...
     20  ~ 2014 jul 30donald bayne lawyers ottawaDonald Bayne | Alberta DiaryAll posts tagged Donald Bayne ... not quite as it should be on the breeze from Ottawa – like the ephemeral scent ... As Donald Bayne , Mr. Duffy's lawyer , put it in the news clip played on ... Mr. Bayne got that one right, for sure!
     22  +50 2014 sep 27restknow wp themesBranding Alberta: Freedom to fake it! Inclination to forget! | Alberta Another quarter, approximately, say they vaguely recall it. The rest know absolutely nothing about it. In other words, it sounds very much as if, ...
     22  ~ 2014 aug 28calamity kim fairy dressMay | 2014 | Alberta DiaryIn addition to a dress code that restricts the clothing worn by students to
     22  -3 2014 aug 11tory keystone xlKeystone XL pipeline | Alberta DiaryPipeline failure: If the Keystone XL Pipeline plan flops, as is quite ... Supplemental question: How dirty will the Tory campaign to hang onto ...
     22  -11 2014 jul 23dean del mastro facebookAnonymous comments? Dean Del Mastro's right ... - Alberta DiaryIt's hard not to feel a pang of sympathy for Dean Del Mastro , the ... Twitter, Facebook and in the comments sections of myriad blogs and online ...
     23  -12 2014 aug 08sher singh replacementT. Sher Singh | Alberta DiaryAll posts tagged T. Sher Singh ... Fred Horne at that enormous salary to replace the board of Alberta Health Services back in June, and jumped ...
     25  -3 2014 aug 10airbrush day-course torontoAdvice to progressives: Don't airbrush Jim Flaherty's record out of At any rate, among the accounts that I read, only the Toronto Star's Thomas
     26  -1 2014 sep 27edmonton psychiatric hospitalThe answer to Vancouver's ' mental health crisis' – Alberta Hospital Others, such as physicians who run programs at Alberta Hospital Edmonton , Friends of Medicare, psychiatric social workers, unions and ...
     26  ~ 2014 aug 19come and stay abOh to be a fly on the cabinet room wall today! Court grants stay on Court grants stay on application against AUPE of Bill 46 until Valentine's Day. by David Climenhaga on January 29, 2014 in Alberta Politics, Alberta Union of ... Court of Queen's Bench Justice Denny Thomas on the matter of Bill 46 comes up ?
     26  ~ 2014 jul 23ata pc electionRedford government floats risky scheme to impose contract on It probably overstates the case to call the ATA a branch of the PC ... However, in last spring's Alberta election , when it looked very much as if the ...
     27  -23 2014 sep 01alberta pc party hastagSunshine List | Alberta DiaryMembers of Alison Redford's brain trust plan the latest hashtags in the ... The Alberta Liberal Party's unexplained and unexpected switch from red to green as its ...
     27  ~ 2014 jul 28alberta marriage actMarriage Act | Alberta DiaryIn one day, the ground shifts in Alberta politics in ways unexpected, ... The highly political preamble to the Marriage Act , containing the ...
     27  -5 2014 jul 23alberta premier electionCan the Redford Government Survive Until 2016? | Alberta DiaryA week is a long time in politics, of course, and a lot can happen between now and the next election to save Alberta Premier Alison Redford's ...
     28  -8 2014 sep 26bitter sweet diaryMoving on from the St. Albert Public Library Board: an ... - Alberta DiaryBut as a strong believer in public libraries – and public services – it seems appropriate to call this a bittersweet occasion. Certainly, during my ...
     30  -6 2014 aug 14adler diarys poor quailtyFebruary | 2012 | Alberta DiaryBad timing, I realize, what with a provincial election looming and all kinds of political havoc likely to break out at any moment, but Alberta Diary is taking a break.
     30  ~ 2014 aug 05do not call watchdogWhatever the 'Canadian Taxpayers Federation' is, it's certainly not a Ms. Selick's 43-word biography on the CTF website does not .... Federation' is, it's certainly not a 'tax watchdog ' – let's stop calling it one!".
     31  -12 2014 sep 11mike 'cardinal' smithMike Cardinal | Alberta DiaryAll posts tagged Mike Cardinal .... The current AUPE president, Guy Smith , generated more news coverage calling for an investigation of the ...
     31  ~ 2014 aug 14newsprint wordpress themeNewsprint 'wraps' – not good for fish and, as it turns out, not much Newsprint 'wraps' – not good for fish and, as it turns out, not much good for .... Powered by WordPress . Premium Pixels Theme by Orman Clark.
     32  +3 2014 jul 29peggy nash ndpFirst impressions: NDP leadership candidate Peggy Nash in NDP leadership candidate Peggy Nash at last night's “kitchen-table talk” in Edmonton. Below: Marlin Schmidt. There are only three or so of the ...
     32  +17 2014 jul 19daniellesmith video challengeRob Anders | Alberta DiaryLeastways, the contest obviously wasn't fixed in Mr. Anders' favour. ..... the provincial PCs for Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith can work for him ...
     33  ~ 2014 sep 05just us chickensTory caucus rebellion threatens Alberta premier? Nobody here but Nobody here but us chickens ! ... The gist of it, as best as I could tell was that everything is just fine, Ms. Redford's still the premier, the good ...
     33  +68 2014 aug 11sun news networkSun News Network | Alberta DiarySun News Network columnist Lorne Gunter is presented an award by National Firearms Association President Sheldon Clare for his ...
     34  -4 2014 jul 16elections ontario resultsOntario's by- elections : potentially a perfectly acceptable result for Ontario Conservative Tim Hudak's Vandal horde sacks Rome Upon Lake Ontario , the media narrative for last Thursday's Ontario by- elections  ...
     35  +15 2014 aug 02peter van loanHockey-starved Canucks pray for brawl as Peter Van Loan channels Below: NDP leader Thomas Mulcair, Tory chuck-a-bub Peter Van Loan , Liberal Fuddle-Duddler Pierre Trudeau, New Democrat Nathan Cullen, ...
     35  -1 2014 jul 20everett mc donaldEverett McDonald | Alberta DiaryAll across Alberta it was “Super Saturday” yesterday and throughout the province members of the eternally ruling Progressive Conservative ...
     36  ~ 2014 aug 15outdoor advertising calgaryOutdoor Advertising | Alberta DiaryOne such is causing a buzz in Calgary right now, demonstrating the scientific principle that money used to buy outdoor advertising is usually ...
     39  ~ 2014 aug 23china exploid their poepleExplaining the screams for easy-to- exploit Temporary Foreign Chinese workers building Canadian railways – another sordid story of ... of them disparage their fellow Canadians, especially the young people  ...
     40  -8 2014 sep 25alberta canapéSpeech from the Throne: Never mind the competition ... - Alberta DiaryA few of the government of Alberta's consultants, policy advisors, Web developers and canapé rollers. (Actual contractors may not be exactly as ...
     41  +60 2014 sep 27fraser instituteFraser Institute | Alberta DiaryAn unidentified Fraser Institute “fellow” explains to a couple of young Manning Centre interns how giving workers the right to bargain ...
     41  -7 2014 sep 02diary for pcPC leadership: Jim Prentice's term limit fumble and ... - Alberta DiaryPC leadership: Jim Prentice's term limit fumble and Thomas Lukaszuk's cellular bill are good news for Ric McIver. by David Climenhaga on ...
     43  +12 2014 sep 20premier apartments edmontonChutzpah Alert! Premier Dave Hancock explains why Sky Palaces Alison Redford's planned rooftop apartment , high atop the Federal Building in Edmonton . The Alberta Legislative Building is visible in the ...
     43  -21 2014 sep 07pmo website canadaPKP to run for PQ: Why PKP, with SNN and CPC PMO spell SOS for by David Climenhaga on March 10, 2014 in Canadian Politics, Pierre Karl Péladeau, ... by RWN (right-wing nuts) on the staff of the PMO -favoured network.
     43  ~ 2014 aug 13newsprint theme wordpress
     43  ~ 2014 aug 09diary and dispatchAmbulance Dispatch | Alberta DiaryMembers of Alison Redford's brain trust plan the latest hashtags in the Twitter war with AUPE … No! Wait! That's Bob MacNamara telling LBJ ...
     43  +1 2014 jul 31tory senator ropeCan one old man with a typewriter really have Fox ... - Alberta DiaryBelow: Sun News Network commentator Ezra Levant; Senator .... like the apparently typically foul-mouthed Tory , Senator Patrick Brazeau, ...
     43  ~ 2014 jul 31jeff johnson new officeJeff Johnson | Alberta DiaryNow that we know Education Minister Jeff Johnson or someone in his office broke .... cabinet until the new leader takes over – needs to show up in the office and ...
     44  +2 2014 aug 31war on want thatcherWicked Witch war of words: 'Has Thatcher bashing crossed a line This is especially true in the case of people like Mrs. Thatcher and Mr. Klein whose noxious neoliberal policies continue to be enthusiastically ...
     44  -18 2014 aug 12dalton mcguinty pollsDalton McGuinty | Alberta DiaryAll posts in Dalton McGuinty ... foolish enough to assume the polls were right and the Wildrose Party would win the April 23 Alberta election.
     45  -12 2014 sep 26trevor rathgeberEdmonton New Democrat David Eggen is first to join Alberta's only ... and abroad, Mr. Eggen was elected to represent the working class Edmonton- Calder riding in 2004, defeating incumbent Brent Rathgeber , ...
     45  -20 2014 jul 26kent hehr calgaryKent Hehr | Alberta DiaryTalk in 2012 of the need to merge the two parties was associated with Calgary - Buffalo Liberal MLA Kent Hehr , who in December that year ...
     46  -3 2014 jul 26alberta political partiesIn one day, the ground shifts in Alberta politics in ways unexpected by David Climenhaga on April 18, 2014 in Alberta Politics , Alberta Union of ... All three opposition parties , including the Wildrose, embarrassed by some of its ...
     46  -17 2014 jul 17edmonton local paperEdmonton Journal, Calgary Herald to shed more staff as But even if my local newspaper , the Edmonton Journal, did use the New York Times News Service, you wouldn't have seen this story – it ran on ...
     47  ~ 2014 sep 27the news democrat humphreys county march 2011 wrecksMarch | 2012 | Alberta Diaryby David Climenhaga on March 30, 2012 in Uncategorized with 5 Comments Tweet. The Silver Dollar Room at the Waverly Hotel, where Milton Acorn lived on Spadina Avenue in Toronto.
     47  -11 2014 aug 02tony clement government canadaTony Clement | Alberta DiaryFederal Treasury Board President Tony Clement , left, makes ... Canada's spy agency, the Harper Government has turned to that hardy ...
     47  +6 2014 jul 27margaret thatcher wigMargaret Thatcher | Alberta DiaryAll posts in Margaret Thatcher ... Wizard of Oz. Below, Ezra Levant in an orange wig with a can of Orange Crush mocks Jack Layton's funeral.
     49  ~ 2014 aug 26sigh of reliefBlogosphere heaves sigh of relief : 'Canada's Worst MP' Rob Anders Rob Anders in his second most famous pose, the most famous with his eyes open, with 4.5-litre hat plus circa-.45 revolver. Mr. Anders is ...
     49  ~ 2014 aug 03jeff johnson wordpressAlberta Education Minister Jeff Johnson's War on Teachers signals At left, Jeff Johnson as Jim Prentice, at right, tries to get him to straighten up and fly a little less far right. ... Below: My only picture of the real Mr. Johnson; one of many of the real Mr. Prentice. .... Powered by WordPress .
     50  -21 2014 aug 08mitt romney soulmateThe Annals of Digital Recording: 'Preston is out of the country and Is somebody going around trying to pull a Mitt Romney on Preston ... Reform Party leader and Mitt Romney soul mate to assist the spread of ...
     50  -12 2014 jul 29broadcast editing jobs albertaJohnny Cash | Alberta DiaryNow the same brainiacs who responded to the rise of broadcast news ... Transferring copy- editing jobs to Hamilton will increase the number of ...
     51  +45 2014 sep 11only green ecoadvisor in okotoksCalgary Centre By-election | Alberta DiaryAt the moment, it is fair to say, he is the only member of the caucus who could
     51  -3 2014 sep 09lisac lisacAdieu to Mark Lisac , hello to Ric Dolphin – not exactly the same The estimable Mark Lisac , at left, interviews Ted Morton, the worst premier Alberta never had, back in 2011. Below: Insight Into Government ...
     51  +50 2014 jul 21covenant health in edmontonCovenant Health | Alberta DiaryExecutives of Covenant Health enjoy a bottle of 2001 Il Piggione over lunch at Edmonton's Characters Restaurant. Catholic health care ...
     53  ~ 2014 sep 27officel edmontonRachel Notley makes Alberta NDP leadership bid official with Alberta NDP Leadership candidate Rachel Notley addresses her supporters in Edmonton yesterday afternoon. Below: Ms. Notley talks to the ...
     53  ~ 2014 aug 08chestermere airdire pc boardShayne Saskiw | Alberta DiaryThe PCs also suffered a setback from the recent revelation that at the ... Yes, Airdrie - Chestermere MLA Rob Anderson is a leader of the so-con side .... as a Calgary school trustee along with the rest of the public school board .
     54  +12 2014 aug 09ministry of jobsMinistry of Jobs Skills Training and Labour | Alberta DiarySome roles just don't seem to be a good match for the same person. Here are five examples. Perhaps Alberta Labour Minister Thomas ...
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     55  -50 2014 sep 10bill fowler ca nummisee it - Alberta DiaryCameron Faminow. 1000. Bill Farion. 300. David Farran. 300. John Farries. 2200 . Robert Farthing. 300 ... Orvel Fowler . 400. Donald Franks ..... Hal Nummi . 400.
     55  +46 2014 aug 17ruth ellen brosseauRuth Ellen Brosseau | Alberta DiarySince the media has shown such reluctance to let it go, let's put this whole Ruth Ellen Brosseau brouhaha in perspective. Ms. Brosseau is the ...
     56  -14 2014 aug 22del mastro pollDean Del Mastro | Alberta DiaryIt's hard not to feel a pang of sympathy for Dean Del Mastro , the ..... or fraudulent calls sending them to the wrong polling location had also ...
     58  +3 2014 aug 05the lake of fireAlberta's Wildrose Party strategists plan to have drained the Lake of To paraphrase Johnny Cash, they fell into a burning Lake of Fire , they went down , down, down and the flames went higher. And it burned ...
     60  ~ 2014 sep 24canada day commentsHappy Canada Day from the prime minister of Canada and the Both of them were really, really busy getting ready for Canada Day today, but ... 4 Comments on "Happy Canada Day from the prime minister of ...
     60  +41 2014 sep 18my word! david albertAlberta Diaryby David Climenhaga on September 17, 2014 in Alberta Politics, Gordon Dirks, Jim Prentice, ... My role there was entirely compatible with my own religious beliefs. ..... There was nary a word of anything but justification from Mr. Hancock.
     60  -26 2014 jul 23manbridge sun tvCanadian Association of Petroleum Producers | Alberta DiaryRevelation CAPP paid Mansbridge , defender of Murphy's speaking fees, brings .... Below: Mr. Levant with Sun TV personality Brian Lilley.
     61  +3 2014 sep 22turfyMinuscule Canadian Taxpayers Federation in running for ' Turfy Award'When it comes time to hand out the annual Turfy Award – named for AstroTurf, the green synthetic blades that look like grass and feel like grass ...
     61  ~ 2014 sep 07just pcThomas Lukaszuk's campaign jumps the shark! Did Alberta's PC Thomas Lukaszuk looks cool as always, despite having just jumped the shark. Actual PC leadership candidates may not appear exactly as ...
     61  -18 2014 aug 23calgary stampede paradeCalgary Stampede | Alberta DiaryChuckwagon carnage: Three horses die and Calgary Stampede blames the lead horse! ... Turbulent pastor jumps to the front of Calgary's Stampede Parade !
     62  -21 2014 sep 28foam finger misslesVladimir Putin's strategic crisis in 2014 sure looks a lot like John F President Kennedy went on to explain that the Soviet missiles in Cuba .... and media is reduced to “painted faces, foam fingers and air horns” is ...
     62  -9 2014 sep 06chris alexander mpChris Alexander | Alberta DiaryBelow: Employment Minister Jason Kenney and Immigration Minister Chris ..... To wit, according to Chris Alexander , the Conservative MP for Ajax-Pickering, just ...
     62  ~ 2014 aug 05staff de anonymousFlights of folly: Air Redford's airborne ghost riders will be the death of Actual members of former Premier Alison Redford's staff may not appear exactly as illustrated. Below: Ms. ... As Tattoo used to cry from the bell tower in the creepy Fantasy Island TV series: “ De plane! .... anonymous says:.
     62  +39 2014 jul 31meech lake accordMeech Lake Accord | Alberta DiaryConservative prime minister Brian Mulroney in his heyday, grabbed from the website of Libraries and Archives Canada, and doesn't he just ...
     63  +4 2014 sep 13ron paul's keystone xlManning Conference II: Cons' pipeline sales pitch sure to feature They could seemingly greet Tea Party icon Ron Paul's calls for distilled ... chilly reception of the Keystone XL Pipeline to Texas, meanwhile.
     63  -5 2014 aug 10university of athabascaPresident's memo cites executive reshuffle at Athabasca University Athabasca University – safe for the moment, AU President Frits Pannekoek says. Below: Dr. Pannekoek. Major executive changes have been ...
     64  ~ 2014 sep 18how tiem to get itHow many PC memberships were given away? It's time to get to How many PC memberships were given away? It's time to get to know the known unknowns of the leadership campaign. by David Climenhaga ...
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