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Jan 18, 2018
The Mulroneys and the Reagans in Quebec in 1985,

1988 and NAFTA remembered

Karl Nerenberg
Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 2 of 2.
News
Jan 18, 2018
Photograph of The Reagans and Mulroneys in Quebec in 1985. Photo: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Looking forward by looking back, 1988 — Part 2

Karl Nerenburg
Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 2 of 2.
News
Jan 17, 2018
November 1988 federal election rally in Calgary. With Mayor Ralph Klein, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Premier Don Getty, and former Prime Minister Joe Clark

Looking forward by looking back, 1988 — Part 1

Karl Nerenberg
Brian Mulroney is remembered for his unctuous manner and the whiff of corruption that surrounded him. In fact, his was a consequential government. Part 1 of 2.
Blog
Jan 15, 2018
Stephen Mandel & Jim Prentice in 2011. Image: David J. Climenhaga

Alberta conservatives embrace messiah strategy

David J. Climenhaga
Alberta's conservatives clearly have a Messiah Strategy for returning to power. It's been tried before, and it's not clear that it works all that well.
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Jan 12, 2018

A view from 2018

Karl Nerenberg
When more help is on the way, time to get engaged!
News
Jan 12, 2018
Photo: Wikimedia

Moving forward by looking back, 1998

Karl Nerenberg
In 1998, it looked like Jean Chrétien and his Liberals could remain in power forever. With his response to the near loss of the 1995 referendum, however, Chrétien sowed the seeds of his party's demise
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Jan 10, 2018
The Calgary skyline in 2016 (Photo: Kevin Cappis, Wikimedia Commons).

Alberta's economy surges

David Climenhaga
You can probably count on the nattering nabobs of neoliberal negativity at the UCP to come up with a new reason that is clearly the NDP's fault to explain why the sky is falling.
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Jan 8, 2018

Moving forward while looking back

Karl Nerenberg
Ten years ago we had a federal election, the great recession and a prorogation crisis. As well, Justin Trudeau won his first election.
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Jan 5, 2018
Filmmaker and activist Bonnie Sherr Klein on the need for a Canadian Disability Act

Canada needs a national disabilities act

Bonnie Sherr Klein
Filmmaker and activist Bonnie Sherr Klein addressing fellow Order of Canada recipients from British Columbia about the need for a National Disability Act in Canada.

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