Raj Sherman

What The Government Doesn't Want You To Know About Wait Times

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 02.10.2014 | Canada Alberta

Despite injecting millions of dollars into Alberta's health care system, wait times continue to rise, according to a performance report the Liberals s...

The Ugly Health Wait Time Numbers The Tories Aren't Giving You

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Instead of moving closer toward their goal, Alberta Health Services is actually moving farther away from meeting its wait time targets, new numbers sh...

WATCH: Alberta Gets The Last Laugh This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Move over, Santa – Alberta politicians are getting the last laugh this holiday season. Alberta Premier Alison Redford and Alberta Liberal Leader...

WATCH: This Christmas Is Brought To You By Alberta?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Christmas this year is brought to you by Alberta. Well, not really, but tonight's This Hour Has 22 Minutes holiday special does have a particularly...

Move To Freeze MLA Wages Rings Shallow: Opposition

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada Alberta

A vote that passed Friday effectively freezing MLA wages is "a cynical, cheap stunt," designed to help the province find some moral ground to pass ant...

Liberals Want Ottawa Inquiry On Foster Care Deaths

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman has written the prime minister asking for a public inquiry into the deaths of foster children in the pro...

Obey Or Go To Jail, Municipal Leaders

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.15.2013 | Canada Alberta

The province's municipal affairs minister may have apologized his week for trying to ram new legislation down Alberta municipalities' throats but that...

Redford 'Missing In Action'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Seema Dhawan | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada Alberta

Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman is calling on Premier Alison Redford to take a stronger stance in negotiations with B.C. over the proposed Enbridge...

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...

From Syria to Alberta: The UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child

Bill Haines | Posted 05.03.2013 | Canada Alberta
Bill Haines

Children should have a UN right and even a Canadian Charter right, to an education directed by their parents, and not by intellectual elites like Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman or his cohort MLA Kent Hehr, who are on record for wanting to destroy Alberta's "funding following the student", parent-directed education system.

Queue Jumping Inquiry Points Finger At Accuser

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - In a day of emotional testimony at an inquiry into health-care queue-jumping, Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman said he has written prescr...

Queue Jumping Allegations 'Absolutely False' Says Liberal Leader

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman says he was the go-to guy to get answers on health-care problems when he was part of the government, but...

WATCH: Raj Sherman Does, Ahem, Gangnam Style

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Alberta

What do Psy's Gangnam Style and Raj Sherman's leadership style have in common? Apparently, everything.. Jarring the notion that he lives on the ...

Did He Seek Access To Preferential Health Care?

CP | Tim Cook, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The former chief executive of Alberta's health superboard says he took flak from provincial politicians for not having "fix-it" people in p...

Glass House of the Wildrose Party: Soliciting Funds From Olds College

Kathleen Smith | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Alberta
Kathleen Smith

Following days of accusations that Lynn Redford, sister of Alberta Premier Alison Redford, had been involved in illegal donations during her tenure as the Government Relations officer at Calgary Health Region, and subsequent accusations on the part of the CBC that Alberta Health Services has been "wining and dining" on the taxpayer's dime for quite sometime, the Deputy Premier struck back Thursday during Question Period.

Riding the Big Red Sled into Alberta with Raj Sherman

Gerald McEachern | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Alberta
Gerald McEachern

To say that this guy is controversial is an understatement. Stories roll of his tongue like chapters of a rags-to-riches novel. Apparently, his family already had a long history in Canada before Raj was born in India. By the age of six the family had migrated to Squamish, BC, where Raj learned the ropes in a tough frontier logging town where East Indians weren't exactly welcomed. While his father moved into the labour union movement, young Raj accepted the prejudice, smackdowns and bruises stoically.

Danielle Smith Booed, Mocked On Climate Change

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith was roundly booed and mocked at an Alberta election debate Thursday for questioning climate change, with Pre...

Choice Between Bigots And Bullies? Alberta Leaders Face Off In Debate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith was roundly booed and mocked at an Alberta election debate Thursday for questioning climate change, with Pre...

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...

Alberta Leader Promises Free Tuition For All

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman whipped up the party faithful Monday in a revival-type meeting — delivering a pre-election platform t...

Alberta Liberals Clash With Bob Rae Over Pipeline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.01.2012 | Canada Business

EDMONTON - The Alberta Liberals say they disagree with federal Liberal Leader Bob Rae over the merits of the Northern Gateway pipeline project.Provinc...

Ex-Tory Raj Sherman New Leader Of Alberta Liberals

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2011 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Raj Sherman, an emergency room doctor kicked out of the Alberta government caucus for criticizing its health policy, is now the new leader ...