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Stephen Duckett fired over cookie gate incident

Alberta Health CEO and president, Stephen Duckett, was fired on Wednesday following the bizarre aftermath of declining to speak to reporters because he was eating a cookie.

For Stephen Duckett, one year’s severance pay plus bonus equals  $700,000. cdn

One oatmeal-and-raisin cookie:  $ 0.75

Getting fired for refusing to answer questions from reporters because he was eating a cookie:  PRICELESS.  For everything else, there’s …

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  1. Nancy

    November 26, 2010 at 10:30 pm

    He might still have a job if there was a $4 tax on that cookie

  2. Nancy

    November 26, 2010 at 10:28 pm

    He might

  3. Douglas Robb

    November 26, 2010 at 9:57 pm

    Nothing like an arrogant SOB bureaucrat getting thrown under the bus by a bunch of politicians.

    yay Canadian politics.

  4. cookie monster

    November 26, 2010 at 1:07 pm

    check out the official “pulling a duckett” button pin at already folks are wearing this thing all over edmonton post sec institutions. so funny

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