Ralph Klein


Alberta’s straight-talking, belligerent statesman launches his own era

Jen Gerson: Alberta has more than its fair share of political legends. Whether he’s hero or villain—and he’ll probably be both—Jason Kenney could be next.
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Jason Kenney vies to become Ralph Klein, reincarnate

For the first time, Jason Kenney will leave a leader’s side to go to Alberta, where he’ll try to emulate a throwback premier

Some advice for ministers who say silly things

Former Alberta premier Ralph Klein was a master at throwing the shifter into reverse when he got stuck in the mud. It’s a lesson other ministers should heed.

Ralph Klein: Joker, smoker … trailblazer

MP Joan Crockatt explains why the plain-spoken premier of Alberta was anything but average

Ralph Klein, R.I.P.: the deceptive shape of a shadow

In the bustle of obituaries, Colby Cosh sets the record straight

Tributes to Ralph Klein: ’He could walk with kings and the common man’

Politicians from across Canada remember an original
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Ralph Klein, 1942-2013

The former Alberta premier is mourned
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Rob Ford’s truth

On the allegations of drunkenness, the voters will decide
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A nasty history lesson for Alberta’s PC leader Alison Redford

What the embattled premier might have learned from Ralph Klein