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  • Sabbatical

    Ms Soapbox is going on sabbatical until September (but may be tempted to post a blog or two if the craziness gets to be too much). This is not Rudy the dog, but he’s close I wish you all a wonderful summer and look forward to more great discussions in the fall. All the very best, Susan … Read more »

  • Jason Kenney’s “Breaking Bad” Press Release

    Last week, the feds granted BC a 3-year exemption from the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act decriminalizing the possession of up to 2.5 grams of certain illegal drugs for personal use. Judging by Jason Kenney’s response, you’d think Breaking Bad had set up shop next door. Leaving aside Kenney’s h … Read more »

  • Mr Kenney Goes to Washington

    May 26, 2022 marked Jason Kenny’s last appearance in the Legislature as Alberta’s premier (we think). His final week was replete with members’ statements applauding his leadership, his legacy, and everything his government had accomplished over the last 3 years. He was especially proud of one achiev … Read more »

  • 51.4% (the end of Jason Kenney?)

    It finally happened.* Despite the UCP government changing the law to allow the purchase of party memberships without someone’s knowledge or consent, the UCP executive changing the rules setting out when, where, and how Jason Kenney’s leadership review would take place and Kenney’s announcement that … Read more »

  • Kenney’s Insulin Pump Debacle

    On May 2, the Kenney government announced it would avail diabetic Albertans of newer, more technologically advanced insulin pumps. Then 10 days later it announced it was “pausing” this decision to allow for more consultation. The decision and its reversal happened so quickly it was like a snippet of … Read more »