Alison Redford Expenses

When Politicians Fly High on the Taxpayer's Dime

Mark Milke | Posted 10.12.2014 | Canada Politics
Mark Milke

This matter must be considered when tax dollars are in play: unlike a company where shareholders can sell their shares or consumers can choose not to patronize its products, taxpayers are "on board" with all government expenses. That requires more judiciousness than shown by Alison Redford and her staff.

Scrambling To Save His Political Future

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada Alberta

Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner says he will not let the Opposition Wildrose party bully him into stepping down. Horner is rejecting last week...

Former Redford Adviser Believes Albertans 'Won't Be Fooled Again'

CBC | Posted 10.09.2014 | Canada Alberta

Alison Redford's former chief of staff, Stephen Carter, believes this week's revelations by Alberta's Auditor General might jeopardize the Progressiv...

Calls For Public Inquiry Grow Louder

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Calls grew louder Friday for a full public inquiry into former Alberta premier Alison Redford's expenses with the Opposition Wildrose party ...

What, Exactly, Did The AG Find In Redford's Expenses?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Some of the findings in Alberta auditor general Merwan Saher's review of former premier Alison Redford's expenses and use of government air...

'Aura Of Power' Led To Redford Spending Scandal: Report

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's auditor general says former premier Alison Redford and her staff used the power of the province's top political office to break e...

Redford's Timeline Of Troubles

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Here's a look at some of the troubles that led to former Alberta premier Alison Redford's resignation as a member of the legislature Wednes...

Redford Should Consider Resigning As MLA: Lukaszuk

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - An Alberta Tory leadership candidate says Alison Redford needs to consider whether she's fit to serve as a member of the legislature given ...

Details Finally Emerge On Controversial Jasper Trip

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.24.2014 | Canada Alberta

While southern Alberta began the first steps toward flood recovery last June, then-premier Alison Redford was travelling to Jasper for a series of bri...

Redford's Unbuilt Penthouse Cost Taxpayers How Much?

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta taxpayers were billed $150,000 just for design concepts on a planned penthouse for former premier Alison Redford, show documents ta...

Smith Urges RCMP To Probe Redford

CBC | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

Opposition Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith has asked the RCMP to investigate former premier Alison Redford’s use of government resources for a long w...

She Wanted Taxpayers To Pay For What?

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Documents released Friday show former Alberta premier Alison Redford had been planning a swank taxpayer-funded penthouse retreat on top of ...

Spending Scandal From Beyond The Political Grave

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The bill for Alison Redford's final trip as premier of Alberta has come in at $131,000 — and includes taxpayer-funded flights to London f...

Redford Leaves a Radically Mixed Legacy in Her Wake

Derek Fildebrandt | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Alberta
Derek Fildebrandt

If you're noticing a pattern here, it's because there is one. Redford introduced a number of historic reforms to entitlements and transparency, but only after being forced to do so and with few other options.

Reaction Divided To Redford's Resignation

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

Many political watchers were shocked at Alison Redford's Wednesday announcement that she will resign as Alberta premier as of Sunday. Thank you Al...

What Went Wrong For Redford: A Timeline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Here's a look at some of the troubles that led to Alberta Premier Alison Redford's resignation:Dec. 10: Redford and an aide attend the memo...

Alison Redford Resigns

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Just 29 months after Alberta Premier Alison Redford stood at the base of the grand stairs in the legislature rotunda to take the oath of of...

Redford To Self: 'Don't Be An Idiot'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

It's no secret that Alberta Premier Alison Redford has had a tough couple of weeks. Not only have two Tory MLAs resigned from caucus, with others ...

Redford: Travel Rules Need Update Because I'm A Working Mom

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford says she knew she broke the rules by flying her daughter around on government planes at taxpayers' expense, ...

Redford Grounds Government Planes Pending Review

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford revealed Tuesday that she spent taxpayers' money to fly her daughter's friends around on government aircraft...

Premier Mum On Reports Of Taxpayers Footing Sister's Bills

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford says she won't comment on reports her sister billed taxpayers to attend social events for Redford's Progress...

Alberta Premier's Salary, Expenses Under Scrutiny

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford is promising to release details on expense money she gets from her party, but is deflecting opposition quest...