Accidental Deliberations: Monday Afternoon Links

Miscellaneous material for your Labour Day reading. – CBC News reports on Saskatchewan’s soaring rate of COVID-19 infections which (just barely) trails only Alberta among Canadian jurisdictions. James Keller discusses Alberta’s tragically false assumption that COVID hospitalizations were a thing of the past.  And Dayne Patterson reports on the call

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Alberta Politics: Ne media welcome: Jason Kenney reappears, virtually, answering curated questions via Facebook Live

Having been spotted out for shawarma in Calgary Tuesday night, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney cautiously emerged back into the artificial light of political life yesterday.  Rather than making an actual public appearance and risking having to answer rude questions by the province’s media, uncharacteristically uncooperative after Mr. Kenney’s two-week vacation

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Alberta Politics: In Alberta this week, COVID’s surging and there’s no sign of the premier – but, fear not, we have a chief firearms officer!

Alberta’s premier hasn’t been seen in public since Aug. 9.  But he’s just on holiday, Jason Kenney’s spokesperson says. “He is of course still able to fully communicate with his Cabinet and senior officials as required,” Jerrica Goodwin said in a statement yesterday that, seemingly, was intended to reassure us

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Alberta Politics: NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, target Jason Kenney on his own turf

The Alberta portion of NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s election campaign got off to an upbeat start in Edmonton yesterday with an enthusiastic outdoor crowd of supporters, a substantive policy announcement, and some fair shots at Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Mr. Singh’s visit to the Edmonton-Griesbach Riding indicates party strategists have

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