20 New Year's Resolutions For The Alberta Government In 2015

20 New Year's Resolutions For The Alberta Government In 2015

01. 5.2015
To say 2014 was a rough year for the Alberta government would be an understatement. It was a year plagued by spending scandals, resignations,...
As Oil Prices Languish, What Will Prentice Do Next?

As Oil Prices Languish, What Will Prentice Do Next?

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  01. 2.2015
EDMONTON - After one of the most tumultuous and bizarre years in the history of the Alberta legislature, there is talk that 2015 will see...
Wildrose Remains Official Opposition

Wildrose Remains Official Opposition

The Canadian Press  12.23.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's Wildrose party is still the Official Opposition.Speaker Gene Zwozdesky sent a letter to both the Wildrose and Liberal...
Manning Admits He Made Mistake Advising Wildrose

Manning Admits He Made Mistake Advising Wildrose

The Canadian Press  12.22.2014
EDMONTON - The former leader of the Reform Party says he made a mistake when he gave advice to members of Alberta's Wildrose on uniting...
Wildrose Names New Interim Leader

Wildrose Names New Interim Leader

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  12.22.2014
CALGARY - Alberta's Wildrose party has named an interim leader after Danielle Smith and eight other caucus members bolted to the governing...
Who Will Lead The Party In The Meantime?

Who Will Lead The Party In The Meantime?

12.22.2014
The Wildrose Party will name its interim leader later today in Calgary. The party is still reeling after nine MLAs crossed the floor...
Smith Considers Floor Crossings 'A Victory'

Smith Considers Floor Crossings 'A Victory'

12.20.2014
Danielle Smith is defending her decision to cross the floor to Alberta's Progressive Conservatives, calling it a "victory"...
Danielle Smith Is Stubbornly Ideological But Just Not That Loyal

Danielle Smith Is Stubbornly Ideological But Just Not That Loyal

12.19.2014
Not so long ago, Smith vilified the Progressive Party, branding it as tired, washed up, and spiralling out of control. Alberta faced certain...
Money Being Raised For Wildrose Staff Who Lost Jobs

Money Being Raised For Wildrose Staff Who Lost Jobs

The Canadian Press  12.19.2014
EDMONTON - A crowdfunding website is raising money for Alberta Wildrose caucus staff who already have or could lose their jobs after their...
Ottawa Gobsmacked Over Shakeup

Ottawa Gobsmacked Over Shakeup

Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press  12.18.2014
OTTAWA - Federal Conservatives say they're gobsmacked over the political tectonic shifts in Alberta this week, but they don't have to reach...
Angry Albertans Exact Their Revenge

Angry Albertans Exact Their Revenge

Michelle Butterfield   12.18.2014
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...
Floor-Crossings A Month In The Making, Says Prentice

Floor-Crossings A Month In The Making, Says Prentice

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  12.18.2014
EDMONTON - Quiet talks to unite the Opposition caucus with Alberta's governing Progressive Conservatives were already underway when Wildrose...
The Rise And Fall Of The Wildrose

The Rise And Fall Of The Wildrose

Dean Bennett and Sylvia Strojek, The Canadian Press  12.17.2014
EDMONTON - Danielle Smith headed back to her political roots with Alberta's Progressive Conservatives on Wednesday after spending the last...
Wildrose Leader Defects To PC Party

Wildrose Leader Defects To PC Party

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  12.16.2014
EDMONTON - The leader of Alberta's Official Opposition shattered her caucus Wednesday by leading an en masse floor crossing, saying she...