Gil McGowan with finger up to the WS

Alberta Federation of Labour President Gil McGowan gives the finger to the Western Standard for asking a question.

It appears Alberta Federation of Labour President Gil McGowan didn't learn his lesson in 2020 when he had to apologize to the Jewish community for comparing the UCP government to Nazis — he's done it again.

Only this time he aimed his vile comments at UCP supporters.

Arthur Green is the Alberta Legislative Reporter for the Western Standard and Alberta Report based in the Edmonton Bureau. He is an award-winning journalist and has worked for the CBC and Post Media.

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Hey Gil. If you’re so bunched up about N-a-z-i-s why don’t you go over to Ukraine and fight real N-a-z-i-s of the Ukrainian Azov Brigades instead of labelling people who really aren’t what you say they are. You’re a fool and a moron and know absolutely nothing about history. Typical leftist name calling hater.


Hey Gil. You and your communist ilk are ok with banning free speech, propagandizing, confiscating firearms, aligning yourselves with corporations to silence and cancel your enemies, brutal medical experiments, attacks on churches and you call yourselves socialists. Sooooo. That would make you the N-a-z-i. Everything I just described is what the N-a-z-i-s did. Sooooo. N-a-z-i-i-z-m is actually left wing, just like communism. They align perfectly with your communist ideology. You leftists accuse “right wingers” of clinging to their guns and their bibles so why would “right wingers” want to be N-a-z-i-s when they attack religion and guns. It’s what commies do as well. Your ideology, Gil, has murdered over 100 million people, and N-a-z-i ideology has murdered “only” 12 to 15 million people. That’s a lot of murdering by the left. So, maybe grow up, clown, and ask yourself, with murders that high, why there’s a commie party in Canada.


Imagine being this angry every day.


Smart people generally learn from their mistakes, he acknowledged a mistake with an apology, then repeated same mistake. Conclusion...... Gil not too smart!

Or as Bugs Bunny would say.....'What a maroon!'


Geez Gil for the 3rd day in a row 🖕


McGowan implies N@zis invented propaganda. In fact the epigram "You cannot hope

to bribe or twist,

thank God! the

British journalist.

But, seeing what

the man will do

unbribed, there's

no occasion to" was published by Humbert Wolfe in 1930, when Goebbels was a nobody.


nd pee-ism and unions "best before" dates expired a long time ago.


...I'm surprised somebody hasn't knocked this a_shole out! He certainly deserves it!!!


Arnie’s old man was a Not-see. He doesn’t like to advertise this of course. He’s also quite secretive as to what his dad’s duties were.


Me thinks Mc Gowan needs to look in the mirror.

AB Sovereignty

Gil who?


sry no clue who this person is...


...your not missing anything!


To the AFL Pres (take your pick):

“Hard times create strong men. Strong men create good times. Good times create weak men. And, weak men create hard times.”


An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.


AFL = Another F*cking Loser

In your case, just pick all three as they apply.

Mars Hill

I read here yesterday that a judge ruled it's his constitutional right to give the index finger, don't be so hard on the man, it's all him and his ilk have these days. With the cabal head cut off the minions are only doing what minions can do.


Following the May provincial election, it would be prudent for Danielle to enact legislation declaring that union participation is not required for ANY employment in the province, and the legislation should prohibit employers from collecting union dues. Naturally, in the interest of free speach/basic human rights, the notwithstanding clause should be used


I have no use for this communist c77ksucker as he is a complete idiot. How can unions keep voting in this dregs of humanity.

Merry Maverick

Repeat offender.


He’s not a nice person. He a communist and wants a free ride. So I’m not surprised that he acts like a delinquent every chance he gets. Just shows the mentality of his ilk.

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