Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Political Discourse

Rory J. Koopmans, B. Admin., #6, 14504-108 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5N 1G8


Hon. Dave Eggen, B. Ed., MLA, Minister of Education, New Democratic, Edmonton-Calder

Dear Dave:

I am more than willing to give The Hon. Jason Kenney, PC, MLA, United Conservative Party, Calgary-Lougheed every chance to restore civil political discourse to the Alberta Legislature. But alas as I sit there in the observer galleries year after year, decade after decade things only get worse. I go because there is the added attraction that there are no repeat "episodes", every spring & fall there are all new questions & answers as well as debates on many topics. I mean who better than I to analyze this as I have been in more Question Periods alone than most of the current MLAs combined?

Dave Rodney,


Source: The Edmonton Journal, Columnist/Reporter: Graham Thomson.

An Editor's Historical Note: Jason will be the VIIth (7th) Alberta Premier who was previously or subsequently sworn into the Federal Privy Council with the "PC" or "Privy Councillor" honourific behind his name after The Hon. Alexander Cameron Rutherford, PC, The Right Hon. Arthur Lewis Watkins Sifton, PC, The Hon. Charles Stewart, PC, The Hon. Ernest Charles Manning, PC, The Hon. Edgar Peter Lougheed, PC, & The Hon. Peter Eric James Prentice, PC.

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