Alison Redford

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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.

Calgary Cancer Centre will be built by PCL Construction Management

In 2013, when the Progressive Conservative government under Alison Redford announced the new facility for Foothills, it was budgeted at $1.3 billion. In 2015, then-premier...

GUNTER: Iron-fisted law struck down

Last week, the Alberta Court of Appeal struck down one of the most odious laws of the Alison Redford era – amendments to the Traffic...

Braid: How an Alberta premier gets popular, except in Alberta ...

Your typical Canadian appears to have considerable regard for Premier Rachel Notley. The species of Canadian called Albertan, however, generally does not.and more »...

"This icon is now gone"

660 News"This icon is now gone" - Alison Redford on Jim Prentice660 NewsFellow former Alberta premier Alison Redford called Jim Prentice an icon Friday after...

Five years ago today, Alison Redford was sworn in as premier of Alberta and the wheels fell off the Tory bus

(blog) (blog)That is to say, today is the fifth anniversary of the day Alison Redford was sworn into office as Alberta's 14th premier, the...

Alison Redford's Office Broke Law With Leaked Cell Bill: Privacy ...

CBC.caEDMONTON — Alberta's privacy commissioner says the office of former premier Alison Redford broke the law by using and leaking personal information about ...'Albertans will never...

Alison Redford's office broke law in data leak, privacy commissioner says

EDMONTON - Alberta's privacy commissioner says the office of former premier Alison Reford broke the law by using and leaking personal information about cabinet officials.

The Press Gallery Podcast #144: The Keep on Truckin' edition

... the government has launched over power purchase arrangements. We look at timelines and what power companies are saying. Finally, we discuss Tobaccogate, the long-running...

Wildrose blames NDP for sensible labour relations practice started in 2013 by Tories

(blog) (blog)Speaking of Alison Redford, it would appear the fallout from her short, unhappy time at the helm of the PC Party and Alberta...

Alison Redford's Tobacco Lawsuit Decision To Be Investigated By B.C. Conflict Commissioner

CBC.caEDMONTON — British Columbia's conflict-of-interest commissioner has ruled there should be a renewed investigation into former Alberta premier Alison Redford's selection of a law firm...

Nouvelle enquête sur un possible conflit d'intérêts impliquant Alison Redford

... documents liés à cette affaire, incluant une note qui éliminait le consortium finalement choisi par Alison Redford. À la suite de ces révélations, la...

'Tobaccogate' conflict allegations against former premier Alison Redford to be investigated again

There will be another investigation of conflict-of-interest allegations against former Alberta premier Alison Redford. The allegations relate to a potentially lucrative tobacco-litigation contract Redford personally...

NDP trying to fix something that isn't broken

How could she forget that we desperately need our neighbours' help with getting our oil to market? Alison Redford couldn't have done a finer job...

From DC's all-star supervillain epic to an updated Disney classic, what you need to check out this month

... Pally of Happy Endings fame) for a leisurely, drug-fueled weekend getaway. Aubrey Plaza, Alison Brie, Jenny Slate, Jake Johnson, and Lauren Graham round out...

Trump, Clinton and the perils of wide-open primaries

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)Does it bother anyone else that neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump likely would be allowed to run for any provincial...

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,...

Webster's High School prize-winners

English; Buchanan Fraser Prize - Higher (1st) - Alice Robson; Robert Leslie Prize - Higher (2nd) - Amy Thomson; Excellence in writing - Higher -...

RLJ Entertainment Acquires Pierce Brosnan Thriller 'I.T.'

The company has produced and financed films by legendary directors, such as William Friedkin (Killer Joe), Terry Gilliam (The Zero Theorem), Robert Redford (The Company...

Jason Kenney's long and treacherous road to the premier's office

... victory, contrasting sharply with the ineptitude of Alberta's right in recent years. If he falters — like Ed Stelmach, Alison Redford, Danielle Smith and...

Redford's office requested retrieval of former MLA Thomas Lukaszuk's $20000 cellphone bill from storage

Five months before a $20,000 cellphone bill was leaked to the media in an apparent attempt to damage Tory MLA Thomas Lukaszuk's leadership campaign, it...

In Sunshine Girl

The name Sandra Jansen keeps popping up in the news lately. At first I couldn't place her. Then I remembered, wasn't she Alison Redford's big...

EDITORIAL – Kim, Kenney and Kanye

Back to the Alison Redford – Jim Prentice Conservatives. He can try saying he is different. Many of the old cronies, the ones who made...

Wildrose leader Jean says his party has as much chance of beating the Notley NDP

By the numbers, Wildrose haven't been this popular since former premier Alison Redford got out of Dodge after her culture of entitlement ran out of...

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...

Jason Kenney's 3 potential challengers in Alberta PC leadership race

Jansen worked as a broadcaster for two decades before she was hired for a communications job by PC premier Alison Redford in 2011. She won...

If Kenney runs for Alberta PC leadership, here are 3 potential challengers

Jansen worked as a broadcaster for two decades before she was hired for a communications job by PC premier Alison Redford in 2011. She won...

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...

Quotas are just wrong

In 2013, for example, we had six women premiers, Ontario's Kathleen Wynne, Nunavut's Eva Aariak, B.C.'s Christy Clark, Newfoundland and Labrador's Kathy Dunderdale, Alberta's Alison...

Calgary Conservative MP Jason Kenney sells uniting Alberta's while run for PC leadership race expected to begin ...

Then there's the current PCs where Thomas Lukaszuk, the former deputy premier during the Alison Redford regime, is among those who really hate the idea...

Gunter: Alberta NDP's fiscal management appalling

They inherited a treasury with very little debt even after Alison Redford's spending sprees. In the 13 months since they took over, the NDP have...

Where's the feminist foreign policy at the Three Amigos summit?

(subscription) (subscription)Bob Rae was a “traitor” when he switched from the NDP to the Libs but Belinda Stronach became a “political harlot,” a “political...

Rebuilding conservative coalition in Alberta a job like no other in Canadian politics

Ric McIver and Alison Redford. But when the federal PCs and the Canadian Alliance merged to form the Conservative Party of Canada, there wasn't much...

Potential Jason Kenney bid for PC leadership debated by political panel

"This is a very different type of proposed leadership campaign, Jim Prentice was courted, they wanted Jim Prentice, he was going to be asked to...

Don't worry about those ORPP fat cats

Ditto for Neala Barton, the former press secretary to Dalton McGuinty, who went on to become press secretary to former Alberta premier Alison Redford. She...

SHOCKING: FOI docs reveal Alberta taxpayers bought luxury SUV for Notley “union pal”, Mark Wells

Remember Rachel Notley's outrage over Alison Redford's luxury hideaway perched atop the Federal Building, “Skypalace”? Remember how offended Notley seemed over Alison Redford's abuse of...

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...

MLA calls on politicians to act following Notley golf tournament target incident

Jansen worked alongside former Premier Alison Redford, and recalls lots of hateful rhetoric towards Redford at the time. She adds, she has personally experienced harassment,...

OPENING THIS WEEK

“Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary” — The spiritual leader and the late psychologist continue their decades-long existential dialogue in this documentary featuring...

Female politicians often online targets of sexism

"Alison Redford is nothing but a typical woman in power big mouth and no brains to back it up. She is nothing but a classless...

Opinion: New city tax powers are still on the table

Jim Prentice, Alison Redford and Ed Stelmach all either said no to new city tax powers, or required citywide referendums first. When asked by media...

Oh, NDP, how you disappoint me

Former premier Alison Redford did her party no favours, and blatantly wore a self-granted crown at all opportunities. Jim Prentice was no better; he ignored...

Braid: Bombshell allegations at a farm agency run by PC appointees

We should remember that ex-Premier Alison Redford's adventures didn't clear that bar. Brad Klak, the $485,000-a-year president and managing director of AFSC, is tagged with...

Former Alberta premier joins Warburg Pincus to focus on Canadian oil and gas investments

(subscription) (subscription)He jumped back into the political arena following the ouster of Alison Redford as Alberta premier and PC party leader in 2014 following...

Trudeau has gone as far as the Canadian public would let him

(subscription) (subscription)Alberta: Premier Rachel Notley has spent the same amount on running her office as her predecessor Alison Redford, according to financial documents. Ms.

Rachel Notley's office spending tops $339K, on par with Redford

Premier Rachel Notley's office spent $339,348 in the 2015-16 financial year. That's on par with the spending of former premier Alison Redford, who spent $340,355...

Notley outspends disgraced Premier Redford -- Will NDP-bots stage a caucus revolt?

Alison Redford, Alberta's disgraced former premier, spent $340,000 on travel, office and expenses in 2012-2013. Rachel Notley spent $339,000 on the same things in her...

Alberta premier's office spent same amount as Alison Redford's staff

Premier Rachel Notley's office spent nearly $340,000 last year, an amount that matches the spending under former Premier Alison Redford. According to documents posted online,...

Former Premier Alison Redford Returns To Public Life And To The Energy Debate

It's a few days after her fifty-first birthday, and Alison Redford finds herself in strange company. The first female premier of Alberta, and self-described “polarizing...

3 unusual ways to use a personal loan

You can fix a house; marry your spouse; buy a horse, a boat or a car; put in a pool; pay for school; you can...