Wildrose Alberta

Recount Shows Wildrose-Turned-Tory Candidate Lost By Just A Few Votes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2016 | Canada Alberta


'We Need Lots Of Brown People In The Front': Wildrose Candidate

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

This is the last thing the Wildrose Party needs — on a night of celebration and renewal, things turned sour as a stage microphone picked up an offen...

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 ...

Manning Admits He Made Mistake Advising Wildrose

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

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 with the gover...

Wildrose Leader Defects To PC Party

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The leader of Alberta's Official Opposition shattered her caucus Wednesday by leading an en masse floor crossing, saying she no longer had ...

Huge Political Shift In Alberta

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.14.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's opposition Wildrose caucus is expected to meet Tuesday to discuss merging with Premier Jim Prentice's Progressive Conservatives, ...

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...

Wildrose, Your Roots Are Showing

Todd Herron | Posted 01.25.2015 | Canada Alberta
Todd Herron

Two short months ago, the Wildrose party was riding high. What could possibly go wrong? Jim Prentice, that's what.

Alberta Treating Seniors Like Dogs?

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Alberta's Wildrose Opposition says the province is treating seniors like dogs in a kennel by needlessly closing a dementia care centre near...

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...

Wildrose Could Kill Fake "Canadian" Beer Company's Tax Subsidies

David Menzies | Posted 06.23.2012 | Canada Politics
David Menzies

With Danielle Smith of the Wildrose Alliance Party of Alberta surging in the polls, the tax subsidy party might just be coming to an end for Minhas Craft Brewery -- Alberta's "fake" Canadian beer company. Earlier this month I met with Smith, the leader of the Wildrose Party, who was appalled that Albertan taxpayer dollars are going toward American brewery jobs.

Wildrose Leader Taking Heat Over Climate Change

CBC | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Politics

Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith came under fire Thursday at the CBC Leaders' Forum for her insistence that the science behind climate change hasn't yet...

This Alberta Election, the Senior Vote Is Golden

Arlene Adamson | Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada
Arlene Adamson

Routinely, three out of four Alberta seniors can be counted on to vote in municipal, provincial and federal elections. Over the next 25 years, the population of Alberta seniors is set to double. In other words, the provincial election in Alberta will come down to seniors' issues.

Climate Change? What Climate Change?

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - The woman leading a front-running party in Alberta's provincial election has cast doubt on the widely accepted scientific theory that human...

Forgetting Something?

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2012 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - University of Alberta economist Andrew Leach prepared a bingo game ahead of the provincial election leaders' debate, in which viewers could...