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CALGARY - The Canadian Taxpayers Federation says outgoing Alberta premier Jim Prentice should reach into his own pocket to cover the cost of a byelection in his riding.The federation says it's only ri...
The word "fear" has been spoken repeatedly in recent days in the corporate towers of downtown Calgary as the oil and gas sector tries to figure out what a new NDP government will bring to Al...
The mocking of Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay's "Albertastan" comment was fast and furious, and now there's a commemorative t-shirt to immortalize the reference. Edmonton graphic designer Laur...
Harper says he doesn't want to comment on the outcome of this week's election in his home province other than to say Alberta and Canada have shared priorities.
She says she told Prentice the budget wouldn't fly.
Despite the growing dissatisfaction Albertans felt with the ruling party, the election remained Jim Prentice's to lose. Though odds were stacked against him, there were too many missteps, and at the root of each was a failure to respect the intelligence of the Alberta voter.
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EDMONTON - Incoming premier Rachel Notley has taken the first step toward taking over power in Alberta by formally meeting with the lieutenant-governor to seek approval to form government.Notley said...
Claims he's just "dealing in reality."
Jim Prentice has resigned as leader of the Alberta Progressive Conservatives. He is also giving up the seat he retained in the provincial election in Calgary Foothills. He says he takes responsibility...
She pledged co-operation with Stephen Harper, even as her supporters booed the mention of the prime minister's name.
Gene Zwozdesky was defeated, but his payout will be HUGE.
"...They will come to realize that things are going to be just A-OK over here in Alberta."
“Really, I was just joking around."
Almost half are women and three are believed to be the first openly gay members of the Alberta legislature.
The tweets do the talking.
Alberta's voter turnout for yesterday's provincial election was the highest the province has seen in 22 years. According to Elections Alberta, more than half of Albertans cast a vote, with 1,481,477...
The big surprise with the NDP's breakthrough is Alberta is seen as the country's most conservative province. Home of the oil sands, Stephen Harper, and the Wildrose party, there's plenty of evidence to back this up. But, Calgary and Edmonton both have progressive mayors, Alberta is the youngest province demographically, and Albertans are feeling the economic (not to mention environmental) downside to an oil dependent economy. Rachel Notley reminded everyone that Alberta is defined by... Alberta.
Here's a look at some of the party's key platform planks.
But he had to watch as his party was roundly defeated by the New Democrats.
Albertans head to the polls today in the province's 29th general election, and it seems all bets are off when it comes to which party will form the next government. Here are a few things to keep...
Who will win Alberta's provincial election is anyone's guess at this point. But that didn't stop Twitter from making their best bets and predictions today. Check out some of the funniest tweets we've...
With all the polls showing the 43-year long governing Progressive Conservatives trailing the NDP and Wildrose across the province, there could be a race to watch in every constituency in Alberta when...
Jean warns against splitting the vote between the Wildrose and the NDP.
Prentice says the derring-do Solo finds ingenious ways to save himself when his back is against the wall.
CALGARY - Julio the chiweenie is one of the most important passengers on Progressive Conservative Leader Jim Prentice's campaign bus.The dog was left in the care of Prentice and his wife Karen by his...
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The leaders of Alberta's political parties have one more day to get their messages out.
An increase of 31 per cent over the last election's advance polls.
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EDMONTON - A look at some of the twists and turns during the Alberta election campaign:April 7: Premier Jim Prentice announces in Edmonton that he has visited the lieutenant-governor to ask for a prov...
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Can Prentice get the Right to hold their collective noses in 2015? The answer to that question will decide the election.
Here is why I think voter turnout might actually go up.
Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley could be more than just the winner of the leaders' debate, if two new polls are to be believed. According to polls from both Leger and Return On Insight, 38 per cent...
EDMONTON - A daughter of former Alberta premier Ralph Klein is supporting the NDP in Tuesday's provincial election.Angie Klein said Thursday that her famous father may have led the Progressive Conserv...