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Danielle Smith: The Case for Rehabilitation Over Punishment

One of the great societal debates we have is whether the criminal justice system should aim to punish those who commit crimes or rehabilitate them.

Danielle Smith: The Ridiculousness of Banning Porn on Cable

Edmonton Catholic School Trustee Larry Kowalczyk is back in the news again, this time wanting to stop pornography on TV. You may recall Kowalczyk made...

Danielle Smith: Oil Spill Response a Success Story – But You Would Never Know It

Remember that Husky oil spill in Saskatchewan? You know – the one described as so massive it could shut down the water supply of Prince...

Danielle Smith: The Argument For a Sales Tax

That's the question posed at a forum I was asked to participate in this week hosted by the Alberta Teachers Association. Representing the “Con” side:...

What Are Politicians Worth?

He was highly critical of Alison Redford and Ken Kowalski, who started the process of making changes to politicians' pay, and “broke every rule of...

Wilting Rose: Danielle Smith with the Rest of the Story

When they identified as Wildrose they were played a message that went something like this: “Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith and some of her MLAs marched...

Transport ministers discuss safety and future in Ottawa

Provincial transport ministers met in Ottawa last week to brainstorm more ways to make Canada's roads safer. Alberta transport minister Brian Mason says their main...

Brian Mason named Government House Leader

Premier Designate Rachel Notley has announced that Brian Mason has been appointed the new Government House Leader. Notley says that Mason is a veteran MLA...

Opposition parties and others weigh in on Redford's resignation as MLA

Liberal leader Raj Sherman also says the whole P-C Caucus is to blame for Redford's problems. He also says Finance Minister Doug Horner has a...

Alberta NDP hits next phase of leadership race

While a lot of attention has been focused on the PC Party, the province's NDP has quietly gone about its leadership race. Nominations to replace...

Third candidate enters Alberta NDP leadership race

Globalnews.ca Another candidate has entered the race to become leader of the Alberta NDP Party. Rod Loyola is throwing his name into the ring joining MLA's...

Wildrose unveils energy policy

Leader Danielle Smith together with Energy critic Jason Hale says a Wildrose government would work with industry to eliminate all industrial tailings ponds, conduct independent...

Another shocking chapter in the Alison Redford expense scandal

Just when you thought the Alison Redford expense scandal could not get worse comes word of another shocking development. Alberta International Relations Minister Cal Dallas...

Wildrose unveils education policy

Leader Danielle Smith says a Wildrose government would invest two billion dollars over four years to build at least 100 new schools and several modernizations...

Smith says thousands still waiting for help a year after flood

The MLA for High River says many in the town are still waitin for help from the last flood while officials keep a weather eye...

Danielle Smith wants explanation from PC leadership candidate Ric McIver

National Post The groups is known to be anti-gay, but Danielle Smith tells the Kingkade and Kelly show on News Talk 770 they're actually filled with...

Rachel Notley expected to run for NDP leadership in Alberta

... scheduled a news conference for 10 o'clock where she says she'll “make an important announcement” regarding the future of Alberta's NDP. So far only...

Sherman looks to grow Liberals as election talk looms

Leader Raj Sherman spoke at the event looking to build-up a party that has been lacking behind in recent polls behind the PC's, the Wildrose...

The latest with Alberta PC & NDP leadership hopefuls

Party members will vote on a new leader in September. Meantime, speculation continues to run rampant over who will replace Brian Mason as leader of...

Smith disappointed with progress at spring sitting

Danielle Smith says not a lot of business was accomplished in the spring sitting of the legislature that has just wrapped up. The Wildrose leader...