Alberta Leadership Race

From Coal Mine To Alberta's Top Political Office

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's next premier grew up working "under the bins" of a Crownsnest coal mine, and now hopes to apply those principles to get his PC pa...

'Dr. No' Hopes He Has Prescription For What Ails Alberta

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The man later to become famous as "Doctor No" got into politics, he said, when a no-bomb got dropped on him.Ric McIver says it was in the l...

Seeking To Get Warm, Lukaszuk Stumbled Into Politics

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Thomas Lukaszuk was born behind the Iron Curtain and came in from the cold — literally — to join Alberta politics.It was when Lukaszuk,...

Aims To Go From 'Under The Bins' To Apex Of Power

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Jim Prentice says voting for same-sex marriage was one of the most trying moments of his political career — especially after people set f...

This Debate Won't Be Over Any Time Soon

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's great plate debate is far from over.The three candidates vying to become the next Progressive Conservative party leader and premi...

Is He Committed To Public Health Care?

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Tory leadership candidate Jim Prentice is being questioned on his commitment to public health care, given he sat on a corporate boa...

PC-Wildrose Merger Nothing More Than 'Rumour': Prentice Team

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith accused Jim Prentice Wednesday of trying to eliminate her party as a threat before he even officiall...

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...