Alberta Election

Prentice Says NDP Should Clarify Pipeline Stance

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2015 | Canada Alberta

Tories tried to paint NDP Leader Rachel Notley as anti-pipeline for suggesting Northern Gateway isn't likely to succeed.

Alberta Election Sets Phasers To Fear

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - With just days to go in the Alberta election campaign, the battle is on for undecided voters between, depending on whom you talk to, the co...

Are The PC And Wildrose Leaders Really That Different?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

They've voted the same way over 600 times.

Alberta NDP Pulls Ahead After Notley Slays Leaders' Debate: Poll

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

A new poll shows Alberta's NDP are pulling ahead of the pack, with almost 38 per cent of Albertans planning to cast their vote for the underdog party ...

Alberta Is 'Not An NDP Province': Prentice

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Premier Jim Prentice is dismissing the possibility of the political left surging to power in the May 5 election, saying Alberta is "not an N...

'Math Is Difficult': Alberta Leaders Go Head-To-Head

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice traded barbs with NDP Leader Rachel Notley — mock commiserating with her that "math is difficult" — and li...

Alberta Party Would Cut Number Of MLAs By 30 Per Cent

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Alberta Party believes less is more.Leader Greg Clark says if the Alberta Party wins the May 5 election it would reduce the number of me...

1 Vote = 1 Free Ice Cream

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

A sweet incentive to head to the polls!

Prentice's Bus Rear-Ended By Own Security Detail

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

Prentice and eight other bus occupants were not hurt.

Party Leaders Prepare For Televised Debate

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

The leaders debate is Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Prentice Admits He Made A Mistake

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

Many people felt the move violated Alberta's moral values.

How Wildrose Plans To Fix Long Health Care Wait Times

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

Jean says a Wildrose government will institute wait time guarantees for five procedures.

This Alberta NDP Campaign Shirt Really ROCKS

The Huffington Post Alberta | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Alberta

The NDP taps its "Wild Side."

Prentice Feeling The Squeeze By NDP, Wildrose

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada Alberta

Things looked a lot simpler for Prentice in December when he effectively crushed the Wildrose, a party of fellow conservatives with a strong rural base.

Tory Ministers Attack 'Disastrous' Wildrose Fiscal Plan

CP Politics | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Half a dozen high-profile Alberta Tory cabinet ministers stood together Friday to criticize a "disastrous" Wildrose party fiscal plan they ...

Prentice Attacks Wildrose Fiscal Plan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - Progressive Conservative Leader Jim Prentice is renewing his attack on the Wildrose fiscal plan which he says simply won't work....

'Bring Your Wife's Pie' Controversy Closed, Says Wildrose Leader

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Wildrose Leader Brian Jean faced questions Thursday about an election candidate who encouraged supporters to "bring your wife's pie" to a fu...

Nenshi Insists He Hasn't Turned On PCs, Or Anyone Else..

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

"I have one horse in this race as I always do, and that horse is Calgary."

Wildrose Candidate Turfed After Anti-Gay Blog Post Surfaces

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Wildrose party is looking for a new candidate in Calgary.Leader Brian Jean said in a statement that the party received a vetting package...

Are Alberta Ambulance Reponse Times Worsening?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - NDP Leader Rachel Notley says new documents show Alberta's ambulance response times are getting worse.Notley says data disclosed under free...

Alberta Paid Out MILLIONS In Severance Over 3 Years: Wildrose

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2015 | Canada Alberta

Brian Jean says the figure is particularly disturbing given that Premier Jim Prentice is now proposing tax increases virtually across the board to pay for deficits.

NDP Promise To Add More Long-Term Care Beds

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley says the severe bed shortage is due to the PC government not giving the issue enough attention.

Wildrose Demands Prentice Share Details Of Golf Course Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Alberta

The deal, signed last July, has seen more than $5 million being paid to a private operator to cover expenses and losses after the 36-hole course was damaged by extensive flooding.

Prentice Admits Albertans Unhappy With PC Party

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Progressive Conservative Leader Jim Prentice acknowledged Monday the level of public anger being directed at his party."Albertans have not b...

Prentice Challenges Wildrose Party To Specify Budget Plans

CP | Bill Graveland and Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2015 | Canada Alberta

Alberta Premier Jim Prentice is challenging the Wildrose party to specify which jobs it would cut and which construction projects it would mothball un...