Alison Redford Election

Why the Pundits Got the Alberta Election so Spectacularly Wrong

Almost all of Canada's brightest journalistic lights wrongly predicted that the incumbent Tories would get turfed out in favour of the upstart Wildrose Party. The press' obsession with viewing all Albertan political happenings through the narrative prism of dynasties -- either current or in-waiting -- has helped turn the actually fairly precedented rise of Wildrose into something much more gothically dramatic, presumably because gothically dramatic stories are way more fun to write about.

Alberta's Premier Sets Election Date

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford dropped the writ Monday on an election campaign between two right-centre heavyweights who both promise to build bridges with Ottawa and not tinker with the ca...

Alison Redford: Path To Premier

EDMONTON - Alison Redford certainly took her own unique path to the top — one that was equal parts tenacity, unconventionality and scorched earth.She was born on March 7, 1965 — a day before the first...