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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics


Jan 15, 2016

The revolution will not be televised, but it’ll definitely be live tweeted. In this week's edition of the Press Gallery, host Brent Wittmeier speaks to provincial affairs columnist Graham Thomson, provincial affairs reporter Mariam Ibrahim and columnist Paula Simons about Kevin O'Leary and Kudatah, the silly meme spawned by a comment board and a badly butchered French expression. The ongoing retreat of oil prices has forced Rachel Notley's NDP government to follow her Progressive Conservative predecessors and instill a wage freeze for non-union government employees. But unlike those other premiers, . As always, the show ends with this week’s Good Stuff from the Gallery picks. Graham’s pick: 2015 'unambiguously' the hottest year on record, says report, by Scott Sutherland http://www.theweathernetwork.com/news/articles/2015-unambiguously-the-hottest-year-on-record-says-report/62357/ Mariam’s pick: The Big Sleep, by Julie Medew http://www.theage.com.au/interactive/2016/the-big-sleep/ Paula’s pick: Ted Cruz: Made in Canada, by Jason Markusoff http://www.macleans.ca/politics/washington/ted-cruz-made-in-canada/ Brent's pick: Kevin O'Leary: He's not a billionaire, he just plays one on TV, by Bruce Livesey and Tim Kiladze http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/rob-magazine/kevin-oleary-hes-not-a-billionaire-he-just-plays-one-on-tv/article4564334/?page=all