Brian Mason

Who Will Be The Next Leader Of The Alberta NDP?

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Rachel Notley picked up the torch from her famous father Saturday, winning a commanding 70 per cent of the party vote to become the new lea...

Alberta NDP Leadership Contender Reveals Top Priorities

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Alberta NDP leadership contender Rachel Notley has released her top priorities if she should win the job in October.Notley says she wants to...

'Absent Alison' Redford Spotted In Palm Springs

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

Former Alberta premier Alison Redford may be missing from legislature, but has turned up in Palm Springs. The now-MLA has been absent for 10 days o...

Debt Debate To Resume Monday

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta politicians return to work Monday at the legislature to resume what is becoming an annual political-existential debate over the def...

Opposing Urban Oil Wells

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - The Alberta New Democrats are calling on the provincial government to ban all drilling in urban areas.NDP Leader Brian Mason spoke...

Fracking Here An Unregulated Free-For-All: NDP

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta New Democrats say newly released documents show fracking has become an unregulated free-for-all in the province with no regard for ...

NDP Warns Election Candidates

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.27.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's NDP leader is cautioning civic election candidates to be careful about cozying up to Premier Alison Redford's Tories.Brian Mason ...

Mason vs. Smith Coming To A Town Near You

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

Alberta Opposition Leader Danielle Smith and NDP Leader Brian Mason are looking to battle it out with words. The pair announced plans on Wednesday ...

Redford's Problems Dragging Down Alberta Tories

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Alberta

A new poll suggests Alberta Premier Alison Redford, evidently one of the least popular political leaders in Canada, is beginning to drag down her part...

Rough Ride Ahead For Redford

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's opposition politicians are promising a rough ride for Premier Alison Redford as the spring sitting of the legislature resumes.Red...

The NDP Are 'Going To Need A Slightly Bigger Phone Booth'

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Four seats out of the Alberta legislature's 87 may not seem like much, but it was a cause for celebration by the province's New Democrats ...

Wildrose Leader Taking Heat Over Climate Change

CBC | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Politics

Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith came under fire Thursday at the CBC Leaders' Forum for her insistence that the science behind climate chan...

The Other Guys In The Alberta Election Race

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - With Alberta's two right wing heavyweights battling it out to win government, the two left-centre parties have retreated to their tradition...

Abuse, Misery And Broken Elevators: A Senior's Life

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2012 | Canada

EDMONTON - An Alberta senior has gone public with allegations of misery, physical abuse and substandard living conditions at a long-term care centre.B...

NDP Angry After Company Admits Manipulating Electricity Rates

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - The New Democrats want the Alberta government to force a company that manipulated electricity imports to reimburse consumers.TransAlta Corp...

Fight Brewing Over Temporary Workers In The Oilsands

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Alberta NDP Leader Brian Mason is demanding that Premier Alison Redford intervene with the federal government in a dispute over temporary f...