We interrupt our regular programming—the PC spin on the cause of the $4 billion budget shortfall—to bring you an important public service announcement from the Premier-In-Waiting, Mr Lukaszuk.
Mr Lukaszuk steps up to the microphone and says: Listen up you pesky union types, and this includes all you doctors who aren’t in a union but who cares, from now on all collective bargaining will go through me. Put that in your pipe and smoke it.
Thomas Lukaszuk, MLA Deputy Premier (Photo credit: dave.cournoyer)
OK he wasn’t quite that blunt, but that was the gist of it.
. . . → Read More: Susan on the Soapbox: And Now…A Message from your Premier-In-Waiting: Mr Lukaszuk
Your blogger, at right, wishes everyone a happy, prosperous and fairly treated New year 2013, from the United Nurses of Alberta picket line at Edmonton’s Devonshire Care Centre, where Registered Nurses are fighting for respect and fair treatment by their employer – and by courageously doing so in the middle of a Prairie winter, are fighting for every one of us.