Alberta Premier Alison Redford


Systemic Misogyny and the Downfall Of Alison Redford

While there are a myriad of reasons the Premier Redford has faced such heavy criticism, we have to recognize that systemic misogyny -- an entrenched prejudice against women and girls that is inherent in a given system, such as society -- plays at least some part in the story. It's not the only source of the premier's troubles, but it's certainly one piece in the much larger puzzle.

Redford Faces Hard-Hitting Questions

CALGARY - Alberta Premier Alison Redford faced some tough questions at a party board meeting on Saturday, capping off what she admits has been a tough week.But she and Progressive Conservative party p...

1st Surplus In 6 Years

EDMONTON - Alberta is back in the black when it comes to day-to-day spending, but the good times are being underwritten with billions of dollars in debt, which is now at $14 billion and rising.The pro...

How Redford's Leadership Went So Far Off The Mark

On the eve of her first Tory leadership review, Premier Alison Redford is watching the centre-left coalition she stitched together to win the 2012 provincial election come apart at the seams. Voters are rapidly losing faith in Redford. A recent poll for the Calgary Herald shows that among people who voted Tory in 2012, nearly 46 per cent want a new leadership contest.

Pushing Hard For Another Pipeline

SAINT JOHN, N.B. - Alberta Premier Alison Redford stepped up her efforts to promote a proposal to ship oil to the East Coast, saying Canada needs the project to go ahead to improve access to lucrative...

Betrayal And Broken Promises

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford's Tories marked the anniversary of their 2012 election victory on Tuesday as opposition critics labelled it a year marred by broken promises and betrayal.Libe...

If At First You Don't Succeed..

WASHINGTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford says she's not a proponent of any individual resource project, even as she's working the Washington corridors of power this week in favour of the Keystone X...

Rough Ride Ahead For Redford

EDMONTON - Alberta's opposition politicians are promising a rough ride for Premier Alison Redford as the spring sitting of the legislature resumes.Redford's government is bringing down its budget Thur...

Redford's Talking To Americans

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford is taking her message on the Keystone XL pipeline across the United States in the daily newspaper USA Today.In a guest column published in the newspaper, Redf...

'Another Arrow In The Quiver'

Premier Alison Redford says she's pleased to hear of a new effort to get U.S. President Barack Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall has joined 10 U.S. Republican g...

Alberta Must End Funding of War on Gays

There is no arguing that the Roman Catholic Pope is the very portrait of homophobia, and although some would argue that he has a legal right to spread his message of hatred, the question must be asked in Alberta why our government is so willing to fund a school board that supports this hatred, this outright advocation for gay genocide.

Speaker Rules On Tobaccogate

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford has been cleared by the legislature Speaker in allegations she deliberately misled the house about her role in awarding a government contract to her ex-husban...
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Redford Sad For Charest

CALGARY - Alberta Premier Alison Redford says she isn't going to jump to any conclusions about the newly elected premier of Quebec. Redford says she intends to chat with Pauline Marois over the next c...