Alberta Politics: It was good luck not good management that saved us from COVID-19 last spring; bad management is killing us now

Sunday was Alberta’s deadliest pandemic day to date. Twenty people died from COVID-19. There were 860 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total of active cases to 10,031. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney (Photo: David J. Climenhaga). And one gets the feeling, given the Kenney Government’s determinedly lackadaisical response to the pandemic,

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Alberta Politics: Ignoring worried doctors, Jason Kenney sticks with largely voluntary ‘pause’ to keep lid on COVID-19

The pandemic is bad and quickly getting worse in Alberta with 860 new daily cases reported yesterday, but Premier Jason Kenney remains deeply committed to the please-knock-it-off-guys approach to controlling the spread of COVID-19. Only, this time, he really means it. Really! Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena

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Alberta Politics: It’s the UCP Government that’s been blocking Albertans’ access to Ottawa’s COVID Alert app, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says

We now know with reasonable certainty it’s the United Conservative Party Government that’s been responsible for blocking Albertans from having access to the federal COVID Alert smartphone app. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made it clear in a radio interview in Edmonton yesterday morning that Ottawa views Alberta’s UCP Government as

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The Maple Monarchists - Blog: The Ongoing Problem of Governor General Julie Payette and How it Could Have Been Prevented

Gov. Gen. Julie Payette The tenure of current governor general Julie Payette could be described as a wee bit turbulent. Early missteps were largely forgiven as the actions of someone new to the role. But as the one year anniversary of Her Excellency’s appointment rolled around there were new questions. Her presence at various events was being scaled back.

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Accidental Deliberations: Visionless

Shorter Trudeau Liberals last month, trying to justify shutting down Parliament and setting up a game of Parliamentary chicken over a throne speech: It’s absolutely vital that we talk about VISION! And LONG-TERM PLANNING! And a FRESH MANDATE FOR CHANGE!!! Shorter Trudeau Liberals now: On second thought, this is no

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