Alberta Vote

Danielle Smith Booed, Mocked On Climate Change

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith was roundly booed and mocked at an Alberta election debate Thursday for questioning climate change, with Pre...

Choice Between Bigots And Bullies? Alberta Leaders Face Off In Debate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith was roundly booed and mocked at an Alberta election debate Thursday for questioning climate change, with Pre...

This Alberta Election, the Senior Vote Is Golden

Arlene Adamson | Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada
Arlene Adamson

Routinely, three out of four Alberta seniors can be counted on to vote in municipal, provincial and federal elections. Over the next 25 years, the population of Alberta seniors is set to double. In other words, the provincial election in Alberta will come down to seniors' issues.

Climate Change? What Climate Change?

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - The woman leading a front-running party in Alberta's provincial election has cast doubt on the widely accepted scientific theory that human...

Too Close To Call

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 06.11.2012 | Canada Politics

After trailing in the polls by a wide margin for the first two weeks of the campaign, Alberta's Progressive Conservatives appear to have closed the ga...

Wildrose Party Leader's Position On Abortion, Gay Rights

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2012 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith moved Tuesday to snuff out a controversy surrounding her beliefs on social issues by affirming she is pro-cho...

Alberta Tories Play The Race Card

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.13.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's Progressive Conservatives, looking for an edge in a pitched election battle against the Wildrose party, seem to have declared war...

Wildrose Propose Pay Cut For Politicians In Alberta

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Alberta Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith says if she becomes premier there will be free votes on all bills in the legislature, even on those ...

What Alison Redford Has To Do To Win In Alberta

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.07.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA, - Alberta Premier Alison Redford, say analysts, will need to deliver the debate of her life this week to save a 40-year-old...

Abortion, Social Issues Debate Simmer In Alberta

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.07.2012 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - The controversial issue of so-called "conscience rights" continued to simmer on the backburner Saturday as Alberta's election campaign neare...

Why Calgary Could Be Key To A Real Alberta Election Race

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2012 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - The two front-runners in Alberta's election campaign have already taken pains to make it clear that the province's oil capital is no more or...

Alberta's Premier Sets Election Date

CP | Dean Bennett and Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford dropped the writ Monday on an election campaign between two right-centre heavyweights who both promise to bu...

Alison Redford: Path To Premier

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Alison Redford certainly took her own unique path to the top — one that was equal parts tenacity, unconventionality and scorched earth.Sh...

And Then There Were 3: Alberta Tories Choose New Premier

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2011 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - The race to replace Premier Ed Stelmach as the next leader of Alberta's governing Progressive Conservatives was a dead heat Saturday night....