'Behind The Scenes' Book On Redford Could Be Coming

'Behind The Scenes' Book On Redford Could Be Coming

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  09.18.2014
EDMONTON - Get ready for Redbook.Alberta legislature member Thomas Lukaszuk says he is starting work on a "behind the scenes" book on his...
Conservative MP Retires To Work For Prentice

Conservative MP Retires To Work For Prentice

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  09.17.2014
EDMONTON - Premier Jim Prentice shook up Alberta's trade offices Wednesday, hiring Conservative MP Rob Merrifield and tossing overboard...
Prentice Overlooks One BIG Promise In Mandate Letter

Prentice Overlooks One BIG Promise In Mandate Letter

The Canadian Press  09.17.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice campaigned on capping the debt and paying it down, but is not directing his finance minister to...
Education Minister's Ties To Church A Cause For Concern: NDP

Education Minister's Ties To Church A Cause For Concern: NDP

The Canadian Press  09.17.2014
EDMONTON - The NDP is criticizing the appointment of Gordon Dirks as Alberta's education minister, saying he is linked to a church that...
Alberta To Sell Controversial Fleet Of Planes

Alberta To Sell Controversial Fleet Of Planes

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  09.16.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta government's controversial fleet of airplanes will soon be gone with the wind, Premier Jim Prentice announced Tuesday.Prentice...
Not Everyone Happy With Prentice's New Cabinet

Not Everyone Happy With Prentice's New Cabinet

09.15.2014
Alberta's opposition parties are not impressed with Premier Jim Prentice's smaller cabinet announced Monday. It includes two...
Here's A List Of The New Alberta Cabinet

Here's A List Of The New Alberta Cabinet

The Canadian Press  09.15.2014
EDMONTON - Here's a look at the new Alberta cabinet: Jim Prentice — Premier, International and Intergovernmental Relations, Aboriginal...
Premier Prentice Appoints New, Smaller Cabinet

Premier Prentice Appoints New, Smaller Cabinet

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  09.15.2014
EDMONTON - Jim Prentice, sworn in Monday as Alberta's 16th premier, promised to remake the face of a scandal-scarred government — and...
Hancock Leaving Politics

Hancock Leaving Politics

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  09.12.2014
EDMONTON - Premier Dave Hancock — the political wise man and warhorse of Alberta's governing Progressive Conservatives — called it...
Prentice Picks Right Hand

Prentice Picks Right Hand

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  09.12.2014
EDMONTON - Incoming Alberta premier Jim Prentice has announced two of his key advisers, including business leader and academic Mike Percy...
Why He Won't Run For MLA in 2016

Why He Won't Run For MLA in 2016

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  09.11.2014
EDMONTON - One-time Alberta cabinet minister Ken Hughes says he won't run again in the next election because he wants to help incoming...
Prentice Will Have Clout In Washington: Doer

Prentice Will Have Clout In Washington: Doer

The Canadian Press  09.10.2014
CALGARY - Canada's ambassador to the United States says Alberta premier-designate Jim Prentice carries a lot of clout in Washington, where...
How Soon Will He Be Premier?

How Soon Will He Be Premier?

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  09. 8.2014
EDMONTON - Soon-to-be Alberta premier Jim Prentice says he hopes to be sworn in and have a new, slimmed-down cabinet in place in about...
Prentice To Become Next Alberta Premier

Prentice To Become Next Alberta Premier

The Canadian Press  09. 6.2014
EDMONTON — Jim Prentice swept to victory Saturday in the Alberta Progressive Conservative party's leadership vote, promising to clean...