Danielle Smith Wildrose

Defeated Danielle Smith Apologizes For Potty Language

The Huffington Post Alberta | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Alberta

After a series of nerve-rattling and stressful moves, it seems like Alberta's former Opposition leader, Danielle Smith, has had enough. Smith almos...

Wildrose Wants Permanent Leader Before Election

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Alberta's Opposition Wildrose party is bumping up its leadership convention in case Premier Jim Prentice calls an election before the party ...

First Wildrose Floor-Crosser Wins PC Nomination

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. - The first of the Wildrose caucus floor-crossers in Alberta has won a nomination fight to be a Progressive Conservative candidate...

Smith Glad To Be Done 'Setting Hair On Fire' With Wildrose

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Alberta

"I understand the anger. I understand the confusion."

Danielle Smith Sorry Albertans Couldn't Debate Floor-Crossing

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2015 | Canada Alberta

HIGH RIVER, Alta. - Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith issued an apology to her constituents Saturday saying she should have waited to hear from Al...

Smith Considers Floor Crossings 'A Victory'

CBC | Posted 02.19.2015 | Canada Alberta

Danielle Smith is defending her decision to cross the floor to Alberta's Progressive Conservatives, calling it a "victory" for the Wild...

Angry Albertans Exact Their Revenge

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

Are you one of the thousands of Albertans who are upset with Danielle Smith and the eight other Wildrose MLAs who crossed the floor to join the PC gov...

Floor-Crossings A Month In The Making, Says Prentice

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Quiet talks to unite the Opposition caucus with Alberta's governing Progressive Conservatives were already underway when Wildrose Leader Da...

The Rise And Fall Of The Wildrose

CP | Dean Bennett and Sylvia Strojek, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Danielle Smith headed back to her political roots with Alberta's Progressive Conservatives on Wednesday after spending the last five years ...

All Is Not Well In Alberta Politics

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 11.27.2014 | Canada Alberta

For some it might just be a smashed coffee mug, but for MLA Kerry Towle it's a sign of hurtful disrespect. Towle, the former Wildrose seniors crit...

Smith's Tough Words For Defector

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith says that after talking to her team she is confident the caucus hemorrhaging has stopped."There will...

2 Wildrose MLAs Cross Floor To Alberta PCs

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's Official Opposition Wildrose party continued a descent into disarray Monday as two members — including key caucus lieutenant Ke...

Not Too Happy With The Media

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith threw down the gauntlet Friday, vowing to quit if she's not premier in 2016, and blaming the party's ...

Putting Her Own Leadership On The Line

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Alberta Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith is putting her leadership on the line in the light of four byelection losses.Smith said Tuesday she h...

Smith Peers Into Her Election Crystal Ball

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The leader of Alberta's Opposition Wildrose party says the election timetable for the governing Progressive Conservatives has gone out the w...

Leaving Team Angry Behind

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - From Team Angry to Team Advocate, Alberta's opposition Wildrose party enters 2014 with scars from some painful soul searching in 2013, but ...

Wildrose To Work Harder For Edmonton

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith says her party will be working harder to earn the support of voters in Edmonton.Speaking at her annual leade...

Wildrose Leader (Finally) Says 'Climate Change Is A Reality'

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - Alberta Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith, under fire by critics as a weak leader and climate change denier, announced Friday she now b...

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...

Smith Talks About Controversial Comments

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON -- Alberta Wildrose leader Danielle Smith says it was the right decision to stand by two candidates in the last election campaign despite the...

Why So Quiet Lately, Danielle? Is MIA Leader Ready For Legislature?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Alberta

Where did Wildrose leader Danielle Smith disappear to this summer? Today the Edmonton Journal is discussing the whereabouts of Smith following her ...

'Pleased' To Attend Pride

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2012 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - Organizers of Calgary's Gay Pride festival say Alison Redford will be the first Alberta premier to attend and acknowledge the event.Spokeswo...

Guess Who's Coming To Pride

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.04.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - The Wildrose party says leader Danielle Smith will make an appearance at Gay Pride Week festivities in Edmonton.Party spokesman Brock Harri...

Guess Who Supports Alison Redford

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2012 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - The patriarch of Alberta's Progressive Conservative party has made a plea to Conservatives who have switched to the rival Wildrose, by pledg...

Wildrose To Cure Ailing Health Care System?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2012 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - Alberta's Wildrose party says it will expand the scope of a judicial health inquiry to include allegations of doctor intimidation and queue ...