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Wait—maybe Charlie Angus leads the NDP leadership race | Parkin ...

A pair of polls suggest Charlie Angus and Guy Caron may have significant momentum in the NDP leadership race—at least among certain current ...and more »...

Former fighter pilot turned MP criticizes federal decision to buy Super Hornets [Video]

Oye! TimesA former fighter pilot is slamming the federal government's plan to buy 18 Super Hornet fighter jets. Laurie Hawn, who served as a Conservative...

Jason Kenney pledges to unite right-wing parties and hold a grassroots referendum if elected leader of Alberta PCs

The Conservative Party of Alberta has a “nice ring to it,” federal Conservative MP Jason Kenney said during his first appearance in Edmonton where he...

GUNTER: Rachel Notley swayed by Kathleen Wynne's bragging

There is nothing Alberta needs less right now in the middle of a recession than closer eco-ties with the Ontario Liberals. For nearly eight years...

After #elbowgate: Ruth Ellen Brosseau target of personal attacks

OTTAWA -- Quebec NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau says she has become the target of personal attacks from members of the public since she was...

Bernier bid for Tory leadership focus on freedom, respect

OTTAWA -- Maxime Bernier nearly jumped off the couch in his Parliament Hill office when I asked him if he could lead the federal Conservatives...

After six months in office, give Trudeau a 'B', while his cabinet's success is a mixed bag

"I feel like there's two prime ministers," said Vancouver-based conservative political analyst Alise Mills. "There is the PM that is all about brand definition ...

Edmonton unite the right event draws hundreds

rutherford Alberta Prosperity Fund spokes person, Dave Rutherford, former radio personality and long-time conservative speaking at a public unity meeting to lead a charge of...

Hicks on Biz: Alberta is already a world leader in reducing CO2 emissions

All along the innovation chain, from laboratory research to proof-of-concept to pilot plants to limited commercial production to full commercial production, Alberta's experts are moving...

'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' – five reasons it will be a hit

Conservative estimates peg the opening weekend box office in the U.S. and Canada at $110 million. Gonzo predictions suggest an upper end of $180 million.

Opposition parties decry Liberals' approach to parliamentary security committee

Ralph Goodale Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Wednesday February 24, 2016 in Ottawa.

Peter MacKay would help unite Alberta's right

OTTAWA -- Peter MacKay says he's standing by ready to help unite the right in Alberta -- but only if he's asked. MacKay, in an...

Edmonton Oilers winger Teddy Purcell ready for possibility he could be dealt at deadline

Minnesota controls game from start to finish in win over lacklustre Oilers · Gunter: Shake my head at Northlands Vision 2020 · Former Edmonton Oiler...

Edmonton Oilers sign Make A Wish child Kohen Flett, have him practise with team

The plan was to give eight-year-old Kohen Flett a memory he would never forget by bringing his dream of becoming an Edmonton Oiler to life.

Edmonton's Ward 12 byelection log jam getting worse

Sohi was elected MP for Edmonton-Mill Woods after a tight, neck-and-neck battle with Conservative candidate Tim Uppal, and was named Federal Minister of Infrastructure. Last...

New St. Albert MP renewing push for Const. David Wynn's law one year after the Mountie's death

The bill was introduced last June by Independent MP Brent Rathgeber, who lost his seat to Cooper in October's federal election. “It's a common-sense piece...

Gameday: Edmonton Oilers versus the New York Rangers

Rick Nash scored the winner for the Rangers with 38.7 seconds left in the second, stuffing the puck past goaltender Anders Nilsson on a second...

Liberals could use fiscal restraint laws, too

This could affect their target. This April, former finance minister Joe Oliver announced Conservative government plans to bring in balanced budget legislation. Scott Brison, then...

Gameday: Oilers host Devils

A couple of late goals by the Oilers made it look like a blowout, but in reality they buckled down and played a tight conservative...

MP Joy Smith raises awareness of domestic human trafficking at Edmonton event

Smith Conservative MP Joy Smith demanded the federal government agree in principle to fund its proposed $10-million share of an all-weather road to connect Shoal...

Chris Warkentin elected in Grande-Prairie-Mackenzie

For Conservative Chris Warkentin, headed back to Ottawa for his fourth term as an MP, Monday's election was bittersweet. He was elected the first-ever MP...

Sherwood Park-Fort Saskatchewan stays Conservative

Edmonton-Sherwood Park was held by Conservative MP Tim Uppal, who was elected in 2008 and was appointed to cabinet in 2011 as Minister of State...

Blaine Calkins takes Red Deer-Lacombe

Mark it a four-peat for Blaine Calkins. The Conservative MP, who came to office the same year the Tories took power under Stephen Harper, won...

Mike Lake takes Edmonton-Wetaskiwin

One of Edmonton's newest federal ridings has elected a well-established Conservative MP in a landslide victory. Conservative MP Mike Lake has taken the newly-formed Edmonton-Wetaskiwin...

Edmonton MP says homeless numbers skewed to benefit social housing

Edmonton East MP Peter Goldring speaks alongside Etobicoke-Lakeshore MP Bernard Trottier (left) about the current situation in Ukraine at his constituency office in Edmonton, Alta.,...

Alberta's outgoing U.S. representative Rob Merrifield blasts Alberta NDP on ...

Alberta's representative in Washington Rob Merrifield was announced as Senior Representative to the United States by Alberta Premier Jim Prentice, during a press conference at...

Mill Woods candidates participate in public forum

Forum From the left, NDP candidate Jasvir Deol, Conservative Party of Canada candidate Tim Uppal, the furm moderator, Christian Heritage Party candidate Peter Downing, Green...

Election 2015: Edmonton-Griesbach

Edmonton-Griesbach was created with parts of Edmonton-East riding and Edmonton-St. Albert riding. Edmonton-East is the riding of outgoing Conservative MP Peter Goldring while Edmonton-St. Albert...

Election 2015: Edmonton-Strathcona

For the past eight years, NDP MP Linda Duncan has represented the residents of Edmonton-Strathcona — the only federal NDP candidate to hold a seat...

Election 2015: Edmonton-Centre

Longtime Conservative MP Laurie Hawn is retiring after 10 years of representing Edmonton-Centre, leaving the downtown riding wide open. Hawn's hopeful successor is former Edmonton...

Election 2015: Edmonton-Mill Woods

Much like the federal election itself, Edmonton-Mill Woods is very much a three-way race. Coming over from the Edmonton-Sherwood Park riding, where he was first...

Election 2015: Grande Prairie-Mackenzie

Incumbent Conservative MP Chris Warkentin appears to be sitting pretty in Grande Prairie-Mackenzie, a chunk of the former Peace River riding that has traditionally voted...

Election 2015: Yellowhead

Conservative MP for Yellowhead, Jim Eglinski, is hoping to hold onto the seat he won in a 2014 byelection. MP Rob Merrifield represented the riding...

Election 2015: Edmonton-Wetaskiwin

For starters, current Conservative MP for Edmonton-Mill Woods-Beaumont, Mike Lake, has looked to expand to the new riding, which will include an area that formerly...

Election 2015: Sherwood Park-Fort Saskatchewan

Vegreville-Wainwright MP Leon Benoit will be retiring and not seeking re-election. Garnett Genuis, who previously worked in the prime minister's office, will be running for...

Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair visits Edmonton for campaign rally

On the federal level, the province is very much enemy territory for the NDP, with the party securing just one seat in the last election...

Edmonton-Riverbend Conservative candidate Mike Lake fires back at NDP for ...

Local federal Conservative candidate Mike Lake says comments made by a Toronto NDP candidate suggesting Alberta should scale back oil sands development are “completely irresponsible.”...

Edmonton hosting key federal election battlegrounds

The Conservatives will be targeting the six new ridings created in the last boundary redistribution, he said, while also trying to hold on to ridings...

Edmonton MPs announce millions in spending, critics accuse them of "pork ...

Edmonton MPs announce millions in spending, critics accuse them of "pork ...On Facebook, independent Edmonton-St. Albert MP Brent Rathgeber sarcastically thanked Ambrose for visiting his...

Lorne Gunter: Federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair would be an awful Prime Minister

It's the possibility the federal NDP might win. If you think the provincial NDP and Premier Rachel Notley are bad for the province's economy, just...

Canadian government gives a half million dollars for business trade

Minister Tim Uppal, acting on behalf of Minister of State Michelle Rempel, announced $295,000 in funding from the Western Diversification Program to the Edmonton Economic...

Edmonton city councillor calls banning head scarves is a 'slippery slope'

Conservative MP for Edmonton-Sherwood Park and Minister of State for Multiculturalism, Tim Uppal, recently voiced his support for a Quebec bill that would deny anyone...

Alberta premier Rachel Notley meets with federal NDP leader Thomas Mulcair

Premier Rachel Notley met with two federal leaders — including NDP boss Thomas Mulcair — at the Legislature on Saturday. “You can just imagine how...

Edmonton soccer fans get up close with FIFA Women's World Cup trophy [Photos]

Tim Uppal, conservative member of parliament for Edmonton-Sherwood Park, said the federal government is proud to host the FIFA Women's World Cup Tournament, and has...

Boxing contender, convicted rapist Ayala dead at 52

Former boxer Tony Ayala Jr., a middleweight title contender whose career was cut short by a rape conviction, was found dead on Tuesday at the...

GUNTER: Jim Prentice needs to deal with Progressive Conservative's integrity

... Jonathan Denis (details of which have been shielded from the public by a provincial court judge); the 2013 prostitution conviction of his party's Fort...

PC leader Jim Prentice and NDP leader Rachel Notley go one-on-one in ...

... budget solution. Opposition leaders say the election is a clear case of political opportunism with the PCs taking advantage of a weakened Wildrose opposition...

Gunter: Early Alberta election polls show casual Tory voters are not engaged

Calgary Herald... for several election stops on Tuesday. Tom Braid//QMI Agency ... When Peter Lougheed was battling Pierre Trudeau and the National Energy Program, these...

Alberta election 2015 notebook

After failing to secure the Progressive Conservative nomination for Red Deer North, former city councillor Buch Buchanan announced Friday that he secured the Wildrose Party...

Parents push for restrictions on WiFi use in schools, citing cancer worries

Oakville Conservative MP Terence Young recently introduced a private member's bill to put safety warnings on all wireless products sold in Canada. Health Canada maintains...