Rob Anderson

Seems His Floor Crossing Days Will Soon Be Over

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2015 | Canada Alberta

AIRDRIE, Alta. - An Alberta Conservative MLA who crossed the floor twice says he won't run in the next election.Rob Anderson, who represents the ridin...

There's Nothing Religious About Banning Gay-Straight Alliances

Junaid Jahangir | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada Politics
Junaid Jahangir

Recently, Liberal MLA Laurie Blakeman proposed Bill 202 that would allow students to start a Gay Straight Alliance club in their schools. However, Alberta Premier Jim Prentice wants to counter the "unfair and unbalanced approach" of Bill 202. For Canada's LGBTQ youth, whose suicide statistics are startlingly high, GSAs may make a difference between life and death. Indeed, the cardinal principle of many religions is to love our neighbours as we love ourselves. If we cannot show grace for our LGBTQ neighbours and families, are we really living up to that hallowed principle of our own faiths?

Ex-Premier's 'Personal Air Limousines' Should Be Probed: Alberta Critics

CP | By Rob Drinkwater, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Former Alberta premier Alison Redford is denying any personal wrongdoing associated with findings by the auditor general that passenger lis...

The Most Fascinating Edmonton Twitter Accounts of 2012

Kathleen Smith | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada Alberta
Kathleen Smith

At the close of 2011, published a list of those we found to be the "Most Fascinating #yeg Tweeps" of the year. The post was a huge hit, and following its publication we were contacted by several tweeps who had been included on the list thanking us for not only the mention, but for the instant increase in followers as a result of their inclusion.

Lake Of Fire Likely On The Agenda

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith admits the heat is on to cool global warming and douse a lake of fire when her party meets this weekend at i...

WATCH: Is The Hard Right Planning A Coup D'Etat Within The Wildrose?

Kathleen Smith | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada Alberta
Kathleen Smith

It has not gone unnoticed that Rob Anderson, the Wildrose MLA for Airdrie and representative of the hard right so-con side of the party - Anderson being the man who insisted on running Alan "Lake of Fire" Hunsperger - has been stepping out into the spotlight more as of late. Then, just this past week, a video link hit local social media.

Mom Angry After Sexual Assault Charges Dropped

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.01.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - An Alberta mother says a flaw in the legal system led to charges being dropped against a man alleged to have sexually assaulted her daughter...

Hey, No Parking In The Premier's Spot

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.21.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Rob Anderson, the Alberta Wildrose party's designated question period pit bull, is known for trying to get under the premier's skin — now...