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Politics before workers?

Farming is one of the most dangerous occupations in Alberta. The rates of workplace injury and workplace fatality are among the highest of all jobs in the province. In 2013 alone, 16 farm workers die...
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New year, old climate framework

The Alberta government has a problem: it needs to find a way to keep doing absolutely nothing while trying to look proactive and progressive. That problem is more difficult to solve than you might im...
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The more things change

For a province where the same party has been in power for 43 years, it is surprising how interesting and dynamic Alberta politics can actually be on occasion. The year 2014, it could be argued, has b...
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The real winners of the Bill 10 battle

Activists and opposition parties in Alberta were quick to declare victory last week upon learning that Premier Jim Prentice had placed Bill 10 on hold “pending further consultation with Alberta...
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More crisis for health-care system

If it wasn’t so frightening, it would make for the beginning of a potentially hilarious joke, or perhaps a sitcom. A former big-city mayor, with absolutely no experience in health care, gets ap...
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Climate change requires action now

It’s time for a drastic change in direction. Actually, it was time for a drastic change in direction 20 years ago, and we’ve spent the past two decades moving ever further away from where...