Accidental Deliberations: On ongoing failings

Andrew Leach has pointed out how Alberta’s economy has been the worst in the country since Jason Kenney took power. But it’s also worth noting which provinces have seen similar results: In other words, leaving aside the problems with Moe’s non-response to the COVID crisis, Saskatchewan’s GDP and employment situations

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Alberta Politics: Alberta political roundup: The paper-pile premier, furious doctors, rebel ’Roser rumours, Total disaster, and more …

Having rammed through two controversial bills Tuesday night, one opening the door to more health care privatization and the other eliminating workplace fairness and declaring war on unions, the Alberta Legislature wrapped up its business just after 8 o’clock yesterday morning. United Conservative Party social media spent the afternoon bragging

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Accidental Deliberations: Monday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material to start your week. – Zach Carter highlights how jurisdictions whose governments have rushed to reopen businesses in the wake of COVID-19 have been rewarded with nothing other than mass death. And Peter Hartcher calls out Australia’s for right-wing government for lacking any plan for a recovery. –

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Alberta Politics: Side deals with specialists emerge as latest UCP tactic in escalating war with Alberta Medical Association

The Kenney Government yesterday again escalated its continuing war with the Alberta Medical Association, indicating it would consider letting rival groups representing medical specialties quit the doctors’ collective bargaining association and negotiate directly with the government. In a statement obviously intended to rock the AMA, Health Minister Tyler Shandro commented

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