Election Speculation Grows

Election Speculation Grows

CP  01.12.2015
EDMONTON - Alberta's Progressive Conservatives are ramping up their candidate selection process, fuelling speculation that a spring election...
Tories Offer Free Memberships To Wildrose Members

Tories Offer Free Memberships To Wildrose Members

CP  01.12.2015
EDMONTON - Members of Alberta's Opposition Wildrose party are being invited to join the governing Progressive Conservatives free of charge.PC...
Tumbling Oil Prices Mean Alberta Faces $500 Million Deficit: Prentice

Tumbling Oil Prices Mean Alberta Faces $500 Million Deficit: Prentice

CP  01. 8.2015
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says oil prices have plunged so far so fast that this year's projected budget surplus will now...
Alberta MLA Receives Death Threat

Alberta MLA Receives Death Threat

CP  01. 8.2015
EDMONTON - A former Opposition member who recently crossed the floor to join Alberta's governing Tories says Mounties have stepped up security...
Education Minister Makes Big Ethics No-No

Education Minister Makes Big Ethics No-No

CP  01. 6.2015
EDMONTON - Education Minister Gordon Dirks used his office for partisan political gain by authorizing modular classrooms for a school in...
Seems His Floor Crossing Days Will Soon Be Over

Seems His Floor Crossing Days Will Soon Be Over

CP  01. 6.2015
AIRDRIE, Alta. - An Alberta Conservative MLA who crossed the floor twice says he won't run in the next election.Rob Anderson, who represents...
20 New Year's Resolutions For The Alberta Government In 2015

20 New Year's Resolutions For The Alberta Government In 2015

01. 5.2015
To say 2014 was a rough year for the Alberta government would be an understatement. It was a year plagued by spending scandals, resignations,...
Top 10 Moments In Alberta Politics In 2014

Top 10 Moments In Alberta Politics In 2014

Daveberta.ca  12.31.2014
In my nearly ten years writing about politics in Alberta on this blog, 2014 was easily the most exciting. The sheer number of scandals,...
Early Spring Election May Be In The Cards

Early Spring Election May Be In The Cards

The Calgary Herald  12.30.2014
If oil prices stay low, an early election this spring may well be tempting for Premier Jim Prentice, say pundits and politicians. Most...
The New Official Opposition?

The New Official Opposition?

CBC  12.23.2014
The Speaker of Alberta's Legislature is expected to rule today on whether the Wildrose Party will continue to form the Official Opposition. Wildrose...
Manning Admits He Made Mistake Advising Wildrose

Manning Admits He Made Mistake Advising Wildrose

CP  12.22.2014
EDMONTON - The former leader of the Reform Party says he made a mistake when he gave advice to members of Alberta's Wildrose on uniting...
Wildrose Names New Interim Leader

Wildrose Names New Interim Leader

CP  12.22.2014
CALGARY - Alberta's Wildrose party has named an interim leader after Danielle Smith and eight other caucus members bolted to the governing...
A Surge In Support For Tories

A Surge In Support For Tories

The Calgary Herald  12.22.2014
The Alberta Tories have extended their lead over a decimated opposition, just as Albertans signalled they largely oppose Danielle Smith’s...
Smith Considers Floor Crossings 'A Victory'

Smith Considers Floor Crossings 'A Victory'

CBC  12.20.2014
Danielle Smith is defending her decision to cross the floor to Alberta's Progressive Conservatives, calling it a "victory"...