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Alberta hires builder, construction to begin in fall on Calgary cancer centre

CBC.ca... than 100 examination rooms. The centre had been discussed for more than a decade by the previous Progressive Conservative government but never acted upon.

Albertans don't want to become their own country: Survey | Metro ...

In news that might make you scratch your head, a survey shows most Albertans want to remain part of Canada.Poll shows Albertans love life here,...

Not Jason Kenney: Meet other Albertans considering Alberta PC leadership

The viewpoints of some of the political heavyweights on the list are in stark contrast to Kenney, who's staunch fiscal and social conservatism skews him...

The story of Fort McMurray's promised but never-built second highway

Under then premier Alison Redford, the PC's announced $150 million to extend Highway 881 from Anzac to Fort McMurray. With only one way out, people...

Transportation Minister Brian Mason very disappointed with Uber

Transportation Minister Brian Mason announced new rules for the rideshare industry Monday. Metro File. Transportation Minister Brian Mason announced new rules for the rideshare industry...

Ex-Alberta premier's 'sky palace' open for business, complete with Alison Redford's couch

A meeting room inside the former Premier Alison Redford's so-called sky palace that's now been repurposed as meeting rooms in Edmonton, Alta., on Tuesday, January...

Wildrose leader Brian Jean faces leadership review

Bob Murray, vice-president of research at the Frontier Centre, said the party has been on a roller coaster ride since the sudden and abrupt departure...

Alberta minister open to talk on police seizure of speeding cars

“Speed is a factor in many serious collisions in this province, and drivers' actions behind the wheel can have very real and tragic consequences,” said...

No reason to fear a Wildrose or Alberta NDP majority, Danielle Smith says

Danielle Smith expects another PC majority government – albeit a much slimmer one – but says if the Wildrose or NDP manage to take power...

Leadership profile: Alberta Liberal leader David Swann – martyr for the cause ...

Swann is the party's interim leader, after the resignation of Raj Sherman earlier this year. In an earlier interview, he said he came close to...

Ailing Misericordia Hospital key in west-end Edmonton riding

Liberal candidate Dan Bildhauer is trying to hold the riding for the party after leader Raj Sherman stepped down. He said concerns about the building...

Alberta Liberals look to halt declining support

Calgary HeraldHis replacement, former Progressive Conservative Raj Sherman, quit earlier this year. Fellow Liberal Laurie Blakeman was touted for the interim job, but tied her...

Departing Calgary MLA who spoke out against Alison Redford says she's still ...

Nearly a full calendar year after taking a public stand against then-Premier Alison Redford, a Calgary MLA says she's still paying the price — and...

'It's always important to vote': Calgarians cast steady stream of byelection ...

Heather and her daughter Catilin Palardy said voting was particularly important for them in this byelection, given that their previous MLA was former premier Alison...

Gamers to gather at Edmonton Expo Centre for Extra Life charity drive

But the ultimate battle will kick off Saturday morning, when Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson squares off against Alberta Liberal leader Raj Sherman by playing a...

Alison Redford's Aura of Power inspires video game

Edmonton Journal Alison Redford's quest for a sky palace can now continue, but only digitally through a new game from an Edmonton studio. With a reference...

Wildrose leader Danielle Smith pledges $1.2 billion to Edmonton and Calgary ...

Calgary Herald “Wildrose believes LRT expansion in our two major cities is absolutely critical to our future economic prosperity and reducing our environmental impact, and that's...

Act 'As If' it's your child facing discrimination

Danielle Smith and her party act as if they'd support children of any orientation, and they act as if they've covered their tracks with their...

Wildrose MLA dismisses family ties to Airdrie school with contentious dress code

Rob Anderson's party, in general, has faced repeated criticism since the 2012 provincial election campaign, when leader Danielle Smith refused to condemn the remarks of...

Calgary Board of Education's former top exec routinely met with pricey 'high ...

Leader Raj Sherman said freedom of information requests have detailed contracts with the firm totalling more than a half-million dollars for communications assistance during last...

Fall of Alison Redford overshadowed spring session

Calgary Herald EDMONTON – One of the most dramatic sessions in the history of the Alberta legislature is wrapping up. Politicians have one final day of...

Blame game being played after defeat of Alberta GSA motion

Emails and tweets to Wildrose leader Danielle Smith, who didn't vote on the motion, were not returned. ‏So where does that leave us? Some MLAs...

Infrastructure minister kept out of loop on Alison Redford's residence

Former Infrastructure Minister Wayne Drysdale said he stepped out of the way, while the premier's office moved to build a residence in the new federal...

Oilsands community not a cancer hotspot: study

Chief Adam and Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman said the survey was too limited in its approach. “This report appears to be a whitewash because...

Progressive Conservatives will be "crushed" under Alison Redford's leadership

Progressive Conservatives will be "crushed" under Alison Redford's leadershipAn Edmonton Progressive Conservative riding executive said the party's frank discussion with Premier Alison Redford is too...

Redford to pay back $45K claimed for South Africa trip

“But as is very much the pattern with this premier, when an error is made, the apology comes too late. It's too little, too late...

Alison Redford to pay back $45K claimed for trip, amid caucus pressure

Facing a potential Tory caucus revolt, Alberta Premier Alison Redford announced Wednesday she would repay the $45,000 cost of her South Africa trip. The premier...

Alberta Liberals push property tax shake-up

Liberal leader Raj Sherman argues urban municipalities are getting shortchanged in the province's property tax system. Sherman and the Liberals argued in the legislature this...

Mayor Don Iveson makes direct pitch to Premier Alison Redford for Edmonton ...

In his first State of the City speech, Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson promises stronger work on ending poverty, he urged the region to work closer...

Unions give Alberta Premier Alison Redford Oscar for political performance

rabble.ca (blog) While Oscars were handed out in Los Angles Sunday evening, Alberta's labour unions were handing out an award of a different kind to premier...

Alison Redford questioned over Palm Springs flight

Share this Article. Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press Alberta Premier Alison Redford. EDMONTON – Alberta Premier Alison Redford is facing renewed accusations of extravagant travel at...

More at stake than suds with talk of relaxed Alberta booze rules

Solidifying her position as the official Olympic Debbie Downer, Wildrose leader Danielle Smith called the discussion of changing the liquor laws “a distraction” from the...

Premier Alison Redford says Alberta curriculum changes will be 'transformative'

Alberta's premier says a two-year redesign of the education curriculum will better prepare students for their professional careers. Alison Redford said Thursday new partnerships are...

Alberta post-sec cuts result of bad planning: Danielle Smith

Wildrose leader Danielle Smith said the budget cuts inflicted on the post-secondary sector this year didn't have to happen if the government had taken a...