Tag Archives: Ed Stelmach

An open letter to Ed Stelmach, re: please give me a job

by DJ Kelly March 13, 2008

Dear Mr. Stelmach: I wanted to thank you for emulating Premier Lougheed. No, no, not for arguing with “Ottawa” over our energy plans, but for creating a ministry of Culture. It is absolutely great news to see something like this: not only a cultural policy but a department to implement it. Oddly groundbreaking, actually. If […]

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Liveblogging the cabinet swearing in ceremony.

by DJ Kelly March 13, 2008

Can you think of anything more boring? But here I go. 10:03 – We finally get started. And it looks like Stelmach forgot his speech. Good thing it was delivered to him. 10:04 – The national anthem starts with God Save the Queen? Oh, there’s the national anthem. But that’s not the full song. ??? […]

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It’s got a throne!

by DJ Kelly March 13, 2008

Don’t forget to tune into the Alberta Cabinet swearing in ceremony this morning at 10am (www.alberta.ca). It looks like its going to be lots of fun. So far, as we await the start, we have a throne, a podium, a flag, lots of ominous string music. And people walking in front of the the camera. […]

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A pre-fabricated Cabinet that looks a lot like our old kitchen

by DJ Kelly March 12, 2008

Premier Stelmach has announced his new Cabinet. And here it is: Premier Ed Stelmach(Fort Saskatchewan -Vegreville) President of Executive Council Deputy Premier Ron Stevens (Calgary-Glenmore) International and Intergovernmental Relations Lloyd Snelgrove (Vermilion-Lloydminster) Treasury Board Doug Horner (Spruce Grove-Sturgeon-St. Albert) Advanced Education and Technology David Hancock (Edmonton-Whitemud) Education Mel Knight (Grande Prairie-Smoky) Energy Iris Evans (Sherwood […]

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If I Did It (on purpose): Confessions of Ed Stelmach

by DJ Kelly March 4, 2008

Note: This post is my first cross-post with the Calgary Herald’s Q. I’ll be posting there ever so often from here on in. (So big thanks the the Herald for having me join their online team.) Election-mania blew through Alberta on Monday night like a hurricane hell-bent on providing the change we’ve been standing from […]

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