Andrew Hanon
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Andrew Hanon is an award-winning writer who spent more than two decades

as a newspaper reporter, editor and columnist. He is now a researcher and

communications officer with the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, the

province’s largest union.

Entries by Andrew Hanon

Talk Straight and Keep your Word, That's the Alberta Way

(6) Comments | Posted October 24, 2013 | 2:56 PM

On the eve of her first Tory leadership review, Premier Alison Redford is watching the centre-left coalition she stitched together to win the 2012 provincial election come apart at the seams.

Voters are rapidly losing faith in Redford. A recent poll for the Calgary Herald shows that among people who...

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Michener Residents Just Collateral Damage to Redford Government

(1) Comments | Posted March 21, 2013 | 12:33 PM

When David Lough moved into Michener Centre in Red Deer three decades ago, he was on medication, in part to control what younger brother Bill called his "white rages."

"He was a fantastic older brother," Bill says. "He was loving and fun, but you had to be able to...

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What Does the Fraser Institute Have Against Women, Anyway?

(2) Comments | Posted February 12, 2013 | 5:12 PM

Bashing unionized workers is a growth industry in Canada. Organizations like LabourWatch, the Merit Contractors Association, the Alberta Enterprise Group and the Canadian Federation of Independent Business spend enormous amounts of money to convince politicians and the general public that the biggest threat to economic prosperity is organized labour.

They...

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The Changing Face Of Organized Labour In Alberta

(3) Comments | Posted December 4, 2012 | 7:47 PM

Saveeta Prakash is a tiny, kind-eyed mother of two with a quick, generous laugh. Her soft-spoken coworker, Jaswinder Dhillon, is devoted to her daughters, aged 11 and seven.

They're the last people you'd expect to be militant union activists. If you had suggested to them a year ago that they'd...

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