Alberta wants pipelines to tide water, both east and west. Lording PPE over those opposing the pipelines is not productive, it’s just political.
“we are finding that we have too much PPE left to go around for those professionals who are keeping their practices in Alberta,”
I’ve yet to see any evidence that roleplaying a public health official or data scientist has any positive impacts on the outcome of our pandemic response; But as the premier continues to demonstrate, his need to put politics first always trumps rationalism.
Faced with an unprecedented pandemic that is fundamentally challenging our society, the Alberta United Conservative government has chosen to break the systems that will be relied upon to get us through this challenge instead of buttressing them.
While Kenney may have seen that solely as a threat to the federal government, Teck couldn’t have relished the possibility of becoming the poster company for breaking up Canada.
Deirdre Mitchell-MacLean Kenney’s approval rating went from top three to bottom three in less than a year. The Edmonton Journal commissioned a poll of Premier approval ratings and the results show Alberta’s Premier has moved from among the top three earlier this year to leading the bottom three […]
Deirdre Mitchell-MacLean It’s politically advantageous to set the narrative but the reality is not so forgiving. After Moody’s Investor Services downgraded Alberta’s credit rating for the seventh time in five years, and this recent downgrade under a Conservative government no less, Premier Jason Kenney came out swinging. “The […]
When the Kenney government dropped Bill 22 on the table last week, some were surprised they decided to relieve the Election Commissioner who has dogged the Party over their fraud scandals. Others were only surprised the government waited so long. Bill 22 effectively fires the Elections Commissioner, Lorne […]
Deirdre Mitchell-MacLean Political capital is the leeway Parties or Party leaders get from voters when they do something their supporters might not agree with. If they’ve done a good job, overall, voters forgive some transgressions. Federally, we saw it when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau bought a pipeline. It […]