Allowing Private MRI Clinics Does Not Shorten Wait Times in Public Healthcare Systems

Allowing Private MRI Clinics Does Not Shorten Wait Times in Public Healthcare Systems

10.28.2014
Along with failing to increase affordability and access, private MRIs pose a more insidious threat to publicly-funded health care. The...
5 Things To Watch For Today In Alberta Byelections

5 Things To Watch For Today In Alberta Byelections

10.27.2014
Premier Jim Prentice and two unelected cabinet ministers are among the candidates seeking seats in the Alberta legislature today in four...
Seats Taken

Seats Taken

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  10.26.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice won a seat in the legislature Monday as his Progressive Conservatives defeated all comers in four...
Why Mandel Expensed $69,000 In Hockey Tickets

Why Mandel Expensed $69,000 In Hockey Tickets

10.23.2014
Former Edmonton mayor Stephen Mandel is defending his decision to expense nearly $70,000 worth of hockey tickets during his last five years...
Mandel Slammed In Edmonton-Whitemud Debate

Mandel Slammed In Edmonton-Whitemud Debate

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  10.22.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Health Minister Stephen Mandel caught an earful Wednesday from rival candidates over allowing boutique health-care clinics...
Alberta MLA Considered Tackling Ottawa Gunman

Alberta MLA Considered Tackling Ottawa Gunman

10.22.2014
Alberta Labour Minister Ric McIver says he came within metres of a gunman during the shootings in Ottawa Wednesday morning. McIver told...
Alberta Reacts To Ottawa Shootings, Send Condolences

Alberta Reacts To Ottawa Shootings, Send Condolences

10.22.2014
Alberta Legislature continued with proceedings but public and school tours were cancelled Wednesday after the shootings in Ottawa. "We...
Notley Wins Alberta NDP Leadership

Notley Wins Alberta NDP Leadership

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  10.19.2014
EDMONTON - Rachel Notley wasn't even 10 years-old when she went on her first protest march.It was in the early 1970s, in Edmonton, with...
WATCH: Prentice Attacks Attack Ads

WATCH: Prentice Attacks Attack Ads

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  10.17.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says it's bad form for the Opposition Wildrose party to run attack ads against him during his byelection...
Who Will Be The Next Leader Of The Alberta NDP?

Who Will Be The Next Leader Of The Alberta NDP?

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  10.17.2014
EDMONTON - Rachel Notley picked up the torch from her famous father Saturday, winning a commanding 70 per cent of the party vote to become...
Wildrose Claim To Have Uncovered More Illegal Donations

Wildrose Claim To Have Uncovered More Illegal Donations

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  10.16.2014
CALGARY - Alberta's Opposition says a freedom-of-information request has revealed more illegal donations to the PC Party.Wildrose Leader...
In Hot Water Already..

In Hot Water Already..

The Canadian Press  10.14.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Health Minister Stephen Mandel, accused by the Opposition Wildrose of breaking campaign finance rules, says he is sorry...
How Prentice Plans To Put An End To Overcrowded Hospitals

How Prentice Plans To Put An End To Overcrowded Hospitals

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  10.14.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says the province is embarking on a new plan to get 700 seniors out of overcrowded hospitals and...
Oilsands Growth Outpacing Environmental Monitor: Official

Oilsands Growth Outpacing Environmental Monitor: Official

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  10. 9.2014
EDMONTON - Oilsands growth is already putting pressure on Alberta's environmental monitoring agency to expand."The program was initially...