Allison Redford

Won't Run For Premier

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - There has been plenty of tire-kicking, but so far no one has officially bought into Alberta's Progressive Conservative leadership race.Party...

How Canadian Tax Dollars Become Lavish Personal Spending Accounts

J.J. McCullough | Posted 05.27.2014 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg Alberta Premier Allison Redford was forced to resign last week following revelations that she had charged the treasury $45,000 to attend President Mandela's funeral. Redford's quick hand with the expense account chequebook, in turn, obviously brings to mind the shenanigans of our old pals in the Senate.

WATCH: Alison Redford's Resignation

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

FULL TEXT OF ALISON REDFORD'S RESIGNATION SPEECH: Well, thank you everyone and thank you for coming today. And thank you to every Albertan who is w...

Big Bucks for Foreign Oil or a Safe & Stable Future for Canada?

Kevin Grandia | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada
Kevin Grandia

Just this morning, BC Premier Christy Clark and Alberta Premier Allison Redford have announced that they have penned a deal to ram a pipeline from Nor...

How B.C. Pays So Quebec Can Play

Jordan Bateman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

in Canada's Equalization program, "have" provinces such as British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan send billions of dollars to Ottawa that are in turn handed to chronic overspending "have-nots" like Quebec. It creates a system where the reward for prudent fiscal management is bailing out those who couldn't care less. In other words, we in B.C. pay so they can play.

We Need a Canadian -- Not an Albertan -- Energy Strategy

Keith Brooks | Posted 09.24.2012 | Canada Politics
Keith Brooks

Canada's premiers are meeting this week at the Council of the Federation and a Canadian energy strategy will be on the agenda. A sensible strategy would be one that works for all Canadians, both present and future -- not just Alberta.

Before You Blame the Oil Sands, Look at the Facts

Daniel D. Veniez | Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada Politics
Daniel D. Veniez

As a Liberal candidate during the 2011 federal election, many people insisted that I take a firm stand against Alberta's oil sands. I simply wouldn't do that. I urged voters to think about what they were asking me to do. Why were people ready to insist on such a radical and destructive position when they had very few facts at their disposal?

Mulcair: Rising in the East, Setting in the West?

J.J. McCullough | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpgIn this week's editorial pages we got to meet Thomas Muclair, SCARY ENEMY OF NATIONAL UNITY when he railed against the Alberta oil industry. All the western premiers quickly fired back, calling Mulcair's grasp of economics "tenuous and "goofy." But some are conceding that Muclair is being pretty damn "clever" in rejecting one of the dominant pieces of conventional wisdom in post-Harper Canadian politics: that you need the West to win.

QUIZ: Tory Or Wildrose Is Alberta Vote's Toughest Question

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.17.2012 | Canada Politics

Tory Or Wildrose? An online quiz is trying to answer the Alberta election's toughest question while at the same time point out the two right-wing part...

Hey, No Parking In The Premier's Spot

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Rob Anderson, the Alberta Wildrose party's designated question period pit bull, is known for trying to get under the premier's skin — now...