David J. Climenhaga

David Climenhaga, author of the Alberta Diary blog, is a journalist, author, journalism teacher, poet and trade union communicator who has worked in senior writing and editing positions with the Toronto Globe and Mail and the Calgary Herald. His 1995 book, A Poke in the Public Eye, explores the relationships among Canadian journalists, public relations people and politicians. He left journalism after the strike at the Calgary Herald in 1999 and 2000 to work as Communications Director of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, which with more than 73,000 members is Alberta’s largest union and Canada’s 10th largest. Alberta Diary focuses on Alberta politics and social issues. Contact: albertadiary @ gmail.com

David J. Climenhaga
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Oct 4, 2018
Journalist Paula Simons, named yesterday as a member of the Canadian Senate for Alberta (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).

Journalist Paula Simons named to Senate of Canada

David J. Climenhaga
Paula Simons, until recently a city columnist for the Edmonton Journal who had a deft ability to swiftly spin a literate and fervent crie de coeur, has been named to the Senate of Canada.

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