OPINION | Kenney delivers a stark but necessary message to Albertans

It was bitter medicine.

And nary a drop of sugar to help it go down.

Premier Jason Kenney’s address to Albertans Tuesday night was perhaps the most sombre and downright bleak speech ever delivered by an Alberta premier, certainly the darkest among the televised “fireside chats” that began with Peter Lougheed in the early 1980s.