The Rise And Fall Of The Wildrose

The Rise And Fall Of The Wildrose

Dean Bennett and Sylvia Strojek, The Canadian Press  12.17.2014
EDMONTON - Danielle Smith headed back to her political roots with Alberta's Progressive Conservatives on Wednesday after spending the last...
'Clinging To Power'

'Clinging To Power'

Dean Bennett  12.17.2014
Alberta Premier Jim Prentice's caucus is discussing a bid by as many as seven official Opposition members to cross the floor – and at...
Wildrose Leader Defects To PC Party

Wildrose Leader Defects To PC Party

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  12.16.2014
EDMONTON - The leader of Alberta's Official Opposition shattered her caucus Wednesday by leading an en masse floor crossing, saying she...
Huge Political Shift In Alberta

Huge Political Shift In Alberta

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  12.15.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's opposition Wildrose caucus is expected to meet Tuesday to discuss merging with Premier Jim Prentice's Progressive...
Who Leaked Lukaszuk's Cellphone Bill?

Who Leaked Lukaszuk's Cellphone Bill?

The Canadian Press  12.15.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's privacy commissioner is investigating a government department for leaking a politician's cellphone bill.Commission...
Alberta Starts To Cut Costs

Alberta Starts To Cut Costs

The Canadian Press  12.15.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta is imposing some cost-saving measures to help deal with sharply falling resource revenues.Premier Jim Prentice announced...
Byelection Electioneering?

Byelection Electioneering?

The Canadian Press  12.12.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's ethics commissioner has dismissed some opposition complaints that the government engaged in blatant electioneering...
Why We May See More Homeless Seniors in Calgary's Future

Why We May See More Homeless Seniors in Calgary's Future

12.10.2014
Twenty per cent of older adults live with a mental health issue. In Calgary alone, that equates to over 21,000 older adults, with between...
Another Redford Reminder Erased

Another Redford Reminder Erased

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  12.10.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's governing Progressive Conservatives have erased yet another reminder of disgraced former premier Alison Redford.The...
Having Rights Does Not Mean the Privilege to Discriminate

Having Rights Does Not Mean the Privilege to Discriminate

12.10.2014
Parents, teachers, trustees, religious leaders, and political leaders have a special responsibility to protect children from abuse, including...
Prentice Won't Spend Way Out Of Low Oil Prices

Prentice Won't Spend Way Out Of Low Oil Prices

The Canadian Press  12.10.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says his government doesn't plan to spend its way out of the problems created by the falling price...
'Stunning Victory' In Alberta Fracking Lawsuit

'Stunning Victory' In Alberta Fracking Lawsuit

The Canadian Press  12. 9.2014
ROSEBUD, Alta. - Alberta will not appeal a court ruling that says a woman can sue the province over hydraulic fracturing that she alleges...
Oil Prices Punch Massive Hole In Alberta Budget

Oil Prices Punch Massive Hole In Alberta Budget

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  12. 9.2014
EDMONTON - Premier Jim Prentice says if oil prices continue to remain low, they will blow a $6 billion to $7 billion hole in the $40-billion...
Accountability Act 'All Hat, No Cattle', Says NDP

Accountability Act 'All Hat, No Cattle', Says NDP

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  12. 9.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley says proposed legislation to clean up government is hollow because it's written in a way to...