'Consequences For All Albertans'

'Consequences For All Albertans'

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  11.28.2014
CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says there are no simple solutions for the revenue shortfall that will be coming from plummeting...
Tory Plan To Protect LGBT Students Not Enough, Say Critics

Tory Plan To Protect LGBT Students Not Enough, Say Critics

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  11.27.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says he will bring in legislation to balance the rights of gays with the rights of parents to bring...
All Is Not Well In Alberta Politics

All Is Not Well In Alberta Politics

Michelle Butterfield   11.27.2014
For some it might just be a smashed coffee mug, but for MLA Kerry Towle it's a sign of hurtful disrespect. Towle, the former Wildrose...
Wildrose, Your Roots Are Showing

Wildrose, Your Roots Are Showing

11.25.2014
Two short months ago, the Wildrose party was riding high. What could possibly go wrong? Jim Prentice, that's what.
2 Wildrose MLAs Cross Floor To Alberta PCs

2 Wildrose MLAs Cross Floor To Alberta PCs

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  11.24.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's Official Opposition Wildrose party continued a descent into disarray Monday as two members — including key caucus...
Is Alberta's Flat Tax Coming To An End?

Is Alberta's Flat Tax Coming To An End?

Michelle Butterfield   11.20.2014
Are Alberta's days of a 10 per cent flat tax coming to an end? Premier Jim Prentice says while the province won't consider a sales tax,...
Wildrose VP Quits, Calls Party 'Ethnic Unfriendly'

Wildrose VP Quits, Calls Party 'Ethnic Unfriendly'

The Canadian Press  11.20.2014
CALGARY - A constituency vice-president with Alberta's Opposition Wildrose is resigning over the party's refusal to pass a definitive statement...
NDP Calls Into Question Dirks' Credibility

NDP Calls Into Question Dirks' Credibility

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  11.19.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice defended Education Minister Gordon Dirks on Wednesday for leapfrogging over other schools to deliver...
Just How Screwed Will Alberta Be If Oil Prices Continue To Fall?

Just How Screwed Will Alberta Be If Oil Prices Continue To Fall?

Michelle Butterfield   11.17.2014
A slump in Alberta's crude oil prices means the province's economy is slowing down, and many want to know what the future holds. Todd...
Prentice Slowly Changes Tune As Oil Prices Plunge

Prentice Slowly Changes Tune As Oil Prices Plunge

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  11.16.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's provincial politicians begin their fall session this week with a reset legislative agenda and a new premier madly...

Alberta's Wildrose Backtracks On Equal Rights Statement

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  11.16.2014
RED DEER, Alta. - Alberta's Wildrose party members have backtracked on a definitive statement on equal rights for all — one year after...
Alberta Should Be An Environmental Leader: Premier

Alberta Should Be An Environmental Leader: Premier

11.15.2014
Alberta must become a world leader in environmental stewardship or risk being left behind, Premier Jim Prentice said Saturday in Banff. In...
Not Too Happy With The Media

Not Too Happy With The Media

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  11.14.2014
RED DEER, Alta. - Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith threw down the gauntlet Friday, vowing to quit if she's not premier in 2016, and blaming...
'I'm Not Focused On Spiking Footballs'

'I'm Not Focused On Spiking Footballs'

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  11.14.2014
BANFF, Alta. - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice delivered an upbeat message to convention delegates in his first convention speech since becoming...