Wildrose Alberta


Wildrose Leader Defects To PC Party

EDMONTON - The leader of Alberta's Official Opposition shattered her caucus Wednesday by leading an en masse floor crossing, saying she no longer had the fire in the belly to oppose Premier Jim Prenti...

Huge Political Shift In Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's opposition Wildrose caucus is expected to meet Tuesday to discuss merging with Premier Jim Prentice's Progressive Conservatives, sources have told The Canadian Press.If merger tal...

Smith's Tough Words For Defector

EDMONTON - Alberta Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith says that after talking to her team she is confident the caucus hemorrhaging has stopped."There will be no more floor-crossings," Smith told reporters...

Alberta Treating Seniors Like Dogs?

EDMONTON - Alberta's Wildrose Opposition says the province is treating seniors like dogs in a kennel by needlessly closing a dementia care centre near Lethbridge.Ian Donovan, the MLA for the area, sai...

Guess Who's Coming To Pride

EDMONTON - The Wildrose party says leader Danielle Smith will make an appearance at Gay Pride Week festivities in Edmonton.Party spokesman Brock Harrison says there are still no details on which event...

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

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.

This Alberta Election, the Senior Vote Is Golden

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?

EDMONTON - The woman leading a front-running party in Alberta's provincial election has cast doubt on the widely accepted scientific theory that human activity is a leading cause of global warming.Wil...

Forgetting Something?

CALGARY - University of Alberta economist Andrew Leach prepared a bingo game ahead of the provincial election leaders' debate, in which viewers could mark a box every time the politicians uttered ener...