Doug Griffiths

Oops! He Won't Be Water-Skiing For A While

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - An Alberta cabinet minister is on the mend after breaking his leg wakeboarding in British Columbia.Doug Griffiths, the minister of Service ...

Apologizes For Fiasco

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's municipal affairs minister has apologized publicly to rural politicians for the fiasco around a bill to reorganize regional plann...

WATCH: Minister Says Oil Bounty 'Sucks The Life' Out Of Alberta

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

EDMONTON - Alberta Municipal Affairs Minister Doug Griffiths took some heat in the legislature Monday for recent comments saying the province's oil an...

Minister Drops F-Bomb On Opposition Leader

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's municipal affairs minister says he's sorry for using the F-word in criticizing the leader of the Opposition.Doug Griffiths used t...

Flooded Residents LOSE It On Province

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

Emotions ran high and tempers flared as flood-weary High River residents, frustrated by what they've been through and fearful of floods to come, faced...

Civility in Local Council Fiefdoms? Yeah Right.

Dermod Travis | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Small-town B.C. may be facing a plague of what disgraced former U.S. vice president Spiro Agnew called the "nattering nabobs of negativity" -- or at least that's what a number of B.C. mayors and their supporters would have you believe. One B.C. mayor went so far as to criticize citizens for contacting the media and provinvial watchdog groups (including IntegrityBC), claiming that no one in his administration would ever stoop to such a dastardly deed.

Alberta Government Flood Assistance Will Not Cover This

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.27.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Alberta government says homeowners and small businesses affected by last month's severe flooding can expect a rebuild, but they won't be...

Alberta's Cities Minister Mocks Urbanites

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The minister in charge of Alberta's cities found himself in hot water Wednesday for telling the legislature that the hard work of rural fol...

Here's What The Alberta Budget Won't Penalize

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's municipal affairs minister says while next month's provincial budget will be difficult, the days of off-loading all the pain onto...

Nenshi Thinks Calgary Being Treated Like 'Farm Team'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada Alberta

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi had some harsh words for Municipal Affairs Minister Doug Griffiths this weekend over the province's handling of future pla...