20 MLAs Threatned Revolt: Sources

20 MLAs Threatned Revolt: Sources

03.13.2014
Premier Alison Redford cancelled New West Partnership meetings Thursday morning to deal with her fractured Tory caucus after at least one...
MLA Refuses To Work With Redford, Quits

MLA Refuses To Work With Redford, Quits

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  03.13.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford was a leader under siege Thursday, facing caucus turmoil, a dysfunctional office and an accusation...
MLAs Vow To End Fistfight Invites After Shaming By Schoolkids

MLAs Vow To End Fistfight Invites After Shaming By Schoolkids

The Canadian Press  03.13.2014
EDMONTON - A Grade 6 class has taken Alberta's top politicians to task for childish behaviour, but opposition politicians say it's the...
Western Premier Meeting Cancelled Amid Redford Controversy

Western Premier Meeting Cancelled Amid Redford Controversy

Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press  03.13.2014
REGINA - The premiers of Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia have agreed to make it easier for people moving between the provinces...
Not Your Mother's Budget Surplus

Not Your Mother's Budget Surplus

03.12.2014
Beyond higher taxes or more debt, there has always been another option: prudent spending. However, that is something the Alberta government...
Big Oil Creeping Into Classrooms

Big Oil Creeping Into Classrooms

03.12.2014
Major oil companies should not have a say in the redesign of Alberta's school curriculum, say critics. A document posted on the Alberta...
Teachers Horrified By Behaviour At Legislature

Teachers Horrified By Behaviour At Legislature

03.11.2014
Teachers at a middle school in Innisfail will no longer take their students to question period at the Alberta legislature after they witnessed...
Accusations Of Inappropriate Use Of Government Plane

Accusations Of Inappropriate Use Of Government Plane

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  03.11.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford faced accusations Tuesday she used a government plane for a party fundraiser — but her office...
Edmonton LRT Gets Big Boost

Edmonton LRT Gets Big Boost

The Canadian Press  03.11.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta government is committing up to $600 million to extend Edmonton's light rapid transit line.Premier Alison Redford...
Renewed Fight To Stop Care Centre Closure

Renewed Fight To Stop Care Centre Closure

The Canadian Press  03.11.2014
RED DEER, Alta. - Alberta's largest union is renewing calls to stop the closure of a care home for the mentally and physically disabled.It's...
Redford Accused Of Government Plane Misuse

Redford Accused Of Government Plane Misuse

03.11.2014
It was wheels up at 3:11 p.m. last Nov. 26 for Premier Alison Redford, a few aides and a fellow Calgary MLA, as the government’s Beechcraft...
Is Alberta Still Hosting World Economic Forum?

Is Alberta Still Hosting World Economic Forum?

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  03.10.2014
EDMONTON - With just over six weeks to go before Alberta is to host global leaders at a World Economic Forum event, there is confusion...
Offered Little Reassurance On Keystone

Offered Little Reassurance On Keystone

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  03. 6.2014
CALGARY - Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton says whatever the decision on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, it's important...
Alberta Budget Highlights

Alberta Budget Highlights

The Canadian Press  03. 6.2014
EDMONTON - Some highlights from the 2014-2015 Alberta budget:The bottom line: A $1.1-billion surplus on day-to-day operations — the first...