Wildrose

So Much For The Tory Salary Freeze..

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government acknowledged Monday that it broke its promise to freeze salaries for top managers and has instead given them seven p...

Did AHS Buy 11,000 Computers And Never Use Them?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Opposition Wildrose party is asking the auditor general to investigate reports that Alberta Health Services bought more than 11,000 com...

Accused Of 'Binge Spending' On 'Partisan Use Of Tax Dollars'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Opposition says Alberta's governing Progressive Conservative party should be forced to repay more than $1 million in taxpayer money spe...

Leaving Team Angry Behind

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - From Team Angry to Team Advocate, Alberta's opposition Wildrose party enters 2014 with scars from some painful soul searching in 2013, but ...

Wildrose Slam Surgery Cancellations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Alberta's Wildrose party says children's surgeries are being cancelled every week due to staff shortages.But Alberta Health Services' medica...

Wildrose Tightens Rules

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - Alberta's Wildrose party, scorched in the last election by two candidates' anti-gay and racist statements, is passing new rules to t...

Wildrose Leader (Finally) Says 'Climate Change Is A Reality'

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

RED DEER, Alta. - Alberta Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith, under fire by critics as a weak leader and climate change denier, announced Friday she now b...

Alberta's Wildrose Party Fined For Robocalls

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's Opposition Wildrose Party says it has paid a $90,000 penalty imposed by federal regulators for violating automated phone call rul...

Did Former Health Exec Expense U.S. Medical Treatments?

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government says there's no clear proof that a former health executive billed taxpayers for medical treatment at the Mayo Clinic...

Why Are Wildrose Members Donating Portion Of Salaries To Charity?

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - All members of Alberta's Wildrose party are funnelling eight per cent of their salaries to charity to make a point about overpaid politicos...

Energy Regulator Bill Should Protect Landowners Says Danielle Smith

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

EDMONTON - Proposed new energy rules will leave landowners with no meaningful say or right of appeal when pipelines, oil wells or other projects are p...

No-Zero Policy Has Wildrose Up In Arms

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Alberta's Opposition Wildrose party is throwing its support behind an Edmonton teacher who was suspended for dishing out zeros to students ...

What Really Cost Wildrose The Election?

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Former Alberta premier Ed Stelmach says Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith's refusal to admit climate change exists cost her party a shot at vi...

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 chan...

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...