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Danielle Smith: Calgary's mayoral race just got interesting

The race for mayor in Calgary just got real. Bill Smith is not a household name — yet — but I'm predicting it won't be...

Danielle Smith: Millennials don't have to give up avocados to buy a home

Do millennials need to give up avocado toast and coffee, just to buy a home? (AP Photo/John Raoux). What is this? Sponsored content is written...

Danielle Smith: Made in Canada? Maybe not

It can be hard to tell what vegetables are a product of Canada and which are counterfiet. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO. What is this? Sponsored content...

Edmonton non-profit asks community to return the favour after ...

From the Black Friday tornado, to the Slave Lake fire, to the Fort McMurray fire and many devastating local house fires, the Edmonton Emergency Relief...

Province mulls idea of safety barriers along Anthony Henday Drive

“I think we will take that as a very important piece of work that we need to attend to and I'm hopeful that I'll have...

'Sky Palace' not the only issue with the Federal Building: Opposition

The suite is only accessible from the governing party's 10th floor, and was originally designed to be a private residence for PC Premier Alison Redford...

NDP officially welcomes Deborah Drever back into caucus

Press Telegraph (blog)“I ran as a New Democrat, I was elected as a New Democrat and I am pleased to be rejoining the NDP caucus...

Wildrose Leader Brian Jean says party not ready to forgive Danielle Smith

EDMONTON – Alberta Wildrose Leader Brian Jean says there is still no forgiving or forgetting when it comes to Danielle Smith, the former leader who...

Twinning of Highway 63 now 99% complete: Alberta government

The stretch was scheduled to be completed by 2016. In total, 240 kilometres of Highway 63 were set to be twinned, stretching from Highway 55,...

As election clock ticks away, pollsters predict minority government

If we were to follow past predictions, Danielle Smith with the Wildrose would have been elected premier of Alberta in 2012. In B.C., the NDP...

Donate to Alberta Libertarian's campaign, get chance to win a restricted AR-15 ...

Alberta Libertarian Party candidate Cory Lystang is offering those who donate to his campaign the chance to win a gun. Libertarian.ca / Global News. What...

Alberta changing its U.S. representative, wants to move in different direction

Rob Merrifield delivers a speech at the International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany, on May 26, 2010. Premier Jim Prentice shook up Alberta's trade offices...

Alberta government holds meetings in Banff in lead up to fall sitting

The NDP was critical of the Progressive Conservatives for holding caucus meetings at mountain resorts while that party was in power. In February 2012, the...

Calgary cancer centre to be built at Foothills hospital campus

She said she thinks it's possible to build the centre for less than the $1.3 billion originally budgeted when the project was announced by Alison...

Danielle Smith on hosting radio, the NDP and her future in politics

CALGARY – Former Wildrose leader Danielle Smith started a two-week stint Monday as guest radio host on Calgary's CHQR afternoon talk show. She says she...

Uniting the right in Alberta more important than ever: Danielle Smith

Despite the polls showing majority public support for Smith and the conservative party, voters elected the old faithful PCs and then-leader Alison Redford. Since then,...

Alberta Election 2015: Edmonton ridings to watch

Edmonton-Meadowlark. Former Liberal Leader Raj Sherman served as MLA for two terms. He was elected the party's leader in 2011, after crossing the floor from...

Alberta Budget 2015: Skepticism over long-term initiatives to help low-income ...

“I don't trust them at all,” said NDP MLA Brian Mason. “I think that they've come up with an election budget and after the election...

Mason asks EPS to investigate bribery allegations against Bhardwaj

EDMONTON — NDP MLA Brian Mason has sent a letter to Edmonton Police Chief Rod Knecht, asking him to investigate bribery allegations against PC MLA...

Will Danielle Smith be appointed by Prentice? PC campaign raises questions

CALGARY – Danielle Smith is in a tough race to win the PC nomination for Calgary's Highwood riding after crossing the floor from the Wildrose...

5 issues to heat up the Alberta legislature spring session

An interim leader is also at the helm of the five-member Liberal party caucus after Raj Sherman suddenly relinquished the job in February and announced...

Former Alberta premier Alison Redford receives Teddy nomination

EDMONTON – The Canadian Taxpayers Federation held its annual Teddy Waste Awards ceremony Wednesday morning and they didn't forget about former Alberta premier Alison Redford.

Challenger steps up to battle Danielle Smith for local PC riding nomination

OKOTOKS — A southern Alberta town councillor who's announced she's challenging Danielle Smith for a local Progressive Conservative nomination says Smith is just “another person...

Rachel Notley becomes new leader of Alberta NDP

Mason says disillusionment with the broken promises and self-indulgent spending of the Alison Redford era has progressive voters looking for alternatives to the Progressive Conservatives.

Alberta to open 464 continuing care spaces

It opened a few temporary beds until things quieted down, but didn't address the underlying systemic issues,” says Sherman. “The PCs are still refusing to...

Alberta can do better on seniors care: auditor

Edmonton Journal WATCH ABOVE: The auditor general has concerns over monitoring quality of care in Alberta. Tom Vernon reports. EDMONTON – Alberta's auditor general says the...

'Am I next?' Stolen Sisters Awareness Walk comes to Edmonton

Alberta Liberal Leader and Aboriginal Relations Critic Raj Sherman attended the walk. He's calling for a national public inquiry into the murdered and missing Aboriginal...

Prentice drives stake through Redford's signature Building Alberta ad campaign

EDMONTON — Premier Jim Prentice heaped scorn on former premier Alison Redford's seven-figure signature Building Alberta branding campaign Thursday – and then he drove a...

Wildrose puts 'John's army' on the ready for Calgary-Elbow byelection

CALGARY – Wildrose is presenting the commander for Alberta's reserve army as their choice candidate to take Allison Redford's old Calgary-Elbow riding. Opposition Leader Danielle...

Wildrose gains momentum, ready to fight in next provincial election

“We are being a more effective opposition,” Leader Danielle Smith said in a recent interview with Global Edmonton. “We're being, I think, a lot more...

Rob Anders takes second kick at nomination

It prompted current leader, Danielle Smith, to issue a statement clarifying that the Wildrose is not endorsing Anders. One of her members of the legislature...

Tens of thousands attended Calgary's pride parade

For the first time there was also representation from all three opposition parties, including Wild Rose leader Danielle Smith. Tens of thousands of people came...

WATCH: Alberta premier, Wildrose and NDP leaders take on Ice Bucket Challenge

WATCH ABOVE: Wildrose leader Danielle Smith, Premier Dave Hancock, and NDP leader Brian Mason get soaked to raise awareness and money for ALS. EDMONTON —...

UPDATE: Premier Dave Hancock apologizes for misuse, but says government ...

Edmonton Sun WATCH ABOVE: The premier is going beyond a simple apology in light of the auditor general's recent report on Alison Redford, breaking down the...

Scathing report into Alison Redford's expenses sparks RCMP investigation

According to the report, Alison Redford used government aircraft for personal and partisan purposes, and was involved in a plan to convert space in a...

5 easy ways to start saving money at home

... using the same boxes I bought in January and that's with doing laundry on an almost daily basis for a family of four. Tip:...

Alison Redford's Alberta legacy: uniting Progressive Conservatives against her

Watch above: Has Calgary-Elbow MLA Alison Redford taken her political scandal with her after resigning from provincial politics? Gary Bobrovitz takes a look. A politician...

Alison Redford releases statement on latest travel expense scandal

Global News tried contacting Redford's southwest Calgary office for comment, but staff refused to say where she was. They eventually phoned back, but said Redford...

Winnipeg Blue Bombers DB Sears, lineman Vega doubtful Friday

With Mason Mills on Winnipeg's practice roster, plus backups Robert Marve and Brian Brohm, who have been around since rookie camp, the Bombers now have...

Rod Loyola enters Alberta NDP leadership race

... the Non-Academic Staff Association (NASA) at the University of Alberta — a position he says he's used to call on the Tories to restore...

Alberta Premier Hancock unveils four broad economic goals and principles

Dave Hancock, surrounded by his caucus team, made his first formal speech as premier to Progressive Conservative members at a party fundraiser in Edmonton Thursday...

Edmonton MLA David Eggen officially enters Alberta NDP leadership race

Eggen filed his his nomination papers at the NDP's head office in downtown Edmonton Friday morning. The MLA, a former teacher, has been elected to...

Alberta Party leader tries to lure Liberal supporters

Clark said he has not reached out to Liberal Leader Raj Sherman, and doesn't have plans to do so. READ MORE: Alberta Party elects new...

Wildrose to release piece-by-piece election platform

... if elected as the province's next government. The policies, titled Moving Alberta Forward, will form part of the next Wildrose election campaign. “I can't...

Alberta NDP leadership race opens June 2

Alberta NDP Leader Brian Mason announces he will step down as party leader at the legislature in Edmonton on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2014. Mason says...

Will Notley run for NDP leader? She'll decide soon

The new leader will be chosen at a party conference in Edmonton on Oct. 18-19 to replace current leader Brian Mason. Mason announced last month...

Alison Redford returns to the Alberta Legislature after extended absence

EDMONTON – Alison Redford made her first appearance at the Alberta Legislature Monday since stepping down as premier in late March. Redford, who is still...

Alberta NDP Leader Brian Mason stepping down

Mason didn't refer to Raj Sherman's Liberals, but intimated that party doesn't have the infrastructure or financing to keep up. He said it's the NDP...

Memo on information searches ignored:premier

NDP Leader Brian Mason said he has sent a letter to Clayton asking she conduct a broader review to ensure the independence of the FOIP...

Alberta abusing freedom of info:Wildrose

Lukaszuk made the information public after Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith presented an internal government email that referred to his Nov. 29 memo. Smith told reporters...