Alberta Billed Taxpayers Almost $500,000 Per Day For This: Wildrose

Alberta Billed Taxpayers Almost $500,000 Per Day For This: Wildrose

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  04. 8.2014
EDMONTON - The Opposition Wildrose party says for more than a year Alberta Health Services billed taxpayers $460,000 a day for consultants...
Tapcal Tap Out

Tapcal Tap Out

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  04. 8.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Dave Hancock has asked his governing Progressive Conservative party to wind down a controversial trust fund.Hancock...
Stepping Down, Stepping Up

Stepping Down, Stepping Up

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  04. 7.2014
EDMONTON - Ken Hughes stepped down as Alberta's municipal affairs minister Monday and is expected to soon launch a bid for the leadership...
People Without Educational Expertise Shouldn't Draft Educational Policy

People Without Educational Expertise Shouldn't Draft Educational Policy

04. 7.2014
The answer seems to be found in that old abysmal gap between policy-makers and practitioners. Why is anyone without educational expertise...
Alberta Spends <em>How Much</em> On Communications Staff?!

Alberta Spends How Much On Communications Staff?!

04. 4.2014
The Alberta government spends $23 million on communications staff each year – an amount the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) says...
EXCLUSIVE: Tories ‘preening Feathers’ For Leadership Race, Nenshi Tells Committee

EXCLUSIVE: Tories ‘preening Feathers’ For Leadership Race, Nenshi Tells Committee

04. 4.2014
Mayor Naheed Nenshi hopes “preening” Tory politicians won’t slow the government’s policy agenda by quitting cabinet posts to pursue...
Alberta Tories Using Secret Trust Fund

Alberta Tories Using Secret Trust Fund

John Cotter, The Canadian Press  04. 3.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's opposition parties want the Progressive Conservatives to disclose how much money they have in a secret trust fund...
Alberta MPs Long Shots For PC Leadership Job

Alberta MPs Long Shots For PC Leadership Job

03.31.2014
Alberta MPs don’t have a lot of incentive to wade into a race for the leadership of the ailing Progressive Conservative Party in their...
Senator Says No To Alberta Tory Race

Senator Says No To Alberta Tory Race

The Canadian Press  03.31.2014
CALGARY - An Alberta senator says he doesn't have what it would take to turn around the fortunes of the Progressive Conservative Party...
Redford's Inner Circle Taking Home Huge Severance

Redford's Inner Circle Taking Home Huge Severance

The Canadian Press  03.28.2014
EDMONTON - The nine members of former premier Alison Redford's inner circle are taking home a total of more than $1.3 million in severance.The...
Redford Ordered 'Premier's Suite' Penthouse

Redford Ordered 'Premier's Suite' Penthouse

03.28.2014
Former Alberta premier Alison Redford personally ordered a luxury penthouse 'premier’s suite' to be built in the provincially owned Federal...
She Wanted Taxpayers To Pay For <em>What?</em>

She Wanted Taxpayers To Pay For What?

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  03.28.2014
EDMONTON - Documents released Friday show former Alberta premier Alison Redford had been planning a swank taxpayer-funded penthouse retreat...
Cost Of Redford Flights Was Never Questioned

Cost Of Redford Flights Was Never Questioned

03.28.2014
Frantic email exchanges between the premier’s office staff and other government officials in the chaotic days before and during Alison...
Alberta's Tar Sands are a Burden, Not a Blessing

Alberta's Tar Sands are a Burden, Not a Blessing

03.26.2014
Stephane Dion, the former Liberal leader, once said that "there is no environmental minister on Earth who can stop the oil from coming...