Alberta Conservative Leadership Race

Gunning For Alberta's Top Job

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Jim Prentice officially launched his Alberta Tory leadership bid Wednesday by promising to take a sandblaster to the cronyism and luxury pe...

Dismal B.C. Voter Turnout In Various Races

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

B.C. Liberal party director Mike McDonald made an interesting point on Sunday. Not one to miss an opportunity for a partisan shot given the nature of his political post, McDonald tweeted: "Shocked at low NDP turnout in Fairview. Huge media, high profile candidates, less than 400 voted. NDP support not deep." Despite the dig, McDonald is on to something. But what he's on to isn't pretty and regrettably it ails all political parties in B.C.

Town Official Used Work Email To Push Tory Vote

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Politics

ST. PAUL, Alta. - A town administrator is coming under fire for using his work email to encourage people to support two candidates in the Alberta Cons...

Alison Redford: Path To Premier

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Alison Redford certainly took her own unique path to the top — one that was equal parts tenacity, unconventionality and scorched earth.Sh...

And Then There Were 3: Alberta Tories Choose New Premier

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2011 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - The race to replace Premier Ed Stelmach as the next leader of Alberta's governing Progressive Conservatives was a dead heat Saturday night....

Mar's Momentum Builds In Race To Become Alberta's Premier

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - A cabinet minister who supported one of the failed candidates in the race to become Alberta's next premier is the latest to back front-runne...

Will There Be A Second Round For Alberta Leadership?

CP | Dean Bennett; Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2011 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - Former cabinet minister Gary Mar was the top choice of Alberta Progressive Conservatives as the province's next premier, but he didn't get e...

Decision Day For Alberta Tories

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2011 | Canada Politics

UPDATE 5: Posted new story updated with Gary Mar's lead. UPDATE 4: Here's the top four with 10 polls reporting: Gary Mar 44.4%, Alison Redford 18%,...

Meet The Alberta Tory Leadership Hopefuls

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2011 | Canada

The six candidates vying to become the next leader of Alberta's Progressive Conservatives. The winner will also become premier.Doug Griffiths: A 38-ye...

Alberta Conservative Leadership Hopefuls Borrowing From Wildrose Platform

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2011 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - A year ago, Danielle Smith of Alberta's opposition Wildrose Party told a packed room at the Capri Centre in Red Deer the Progressive Conser...

Stelmach Resigns As Alberta Tory Leader

Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2011 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON (CP) — Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach has tendered his official resignation as leader of the Progressive Conservatives, sounding the gun on a ...