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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Jan 31, 2014

Few subjects invoke more emotion than matters that deal with children and people’s homes. The Press Gallery starts this week with reporter Karen Kleiss telling us about the two-day roundtable on Alberta’s child welfare system, focused on what happens when children die in government care. Then reporter Sheila Pratt...


Jan 24, 2014

Many Albertans, including Health minister Fred Horne, were upset to learn about a laptop that went missing with the personal information of more than 600,000 Medicentre clients. Journal columnist Paula Simons and provincial affairs reporter Mariam Ibrahim sit down with podcast host Sarah O’Donnell to talk about the...


Jan 17, 2014

There’s a lot of love for actuaries and economists in this week’s episode of The Press Gallery, but don’t let that scare you off because it all revolves around politics. This week, podcast host Sarah O’Donnell talks with provincial affairs columnists Graham Thomson, columnist Paula Simons and provincial affairs...


Jan 10, 2014

Press Gallery panelists were amped up this week, with plenty to say about Alberta Health’s influenza vaccine balancing act and the stunning numbers released by Human Services minister Manmeet Bhullar that show 741 children known to child welfare authorities have died since 1999. Columnist Paula Simons, health reporter...


Jan 3, 2014

The Press Gallery gets ahead of itself this week looking at the big stories on the horizon for Alberta politics in 2014. It’s a full house as eight Journal reporters join host Sarah O’Donnell for this look ahead episode, including columnist Paula Simons, provincial affairs reporter Mariam Ibrahim, health reporter...