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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Mar 28, 2014

One week after Alison Redford’s abrupt resignation as premier, The Press Gallery takes stock of how the ground is shifting in Alberta politics. Host Sarah O’Donnell talked with provincial affairs reporter Mariam Ibrahim, provincial affairs columnist Graham Thomson and columnist Paula Simons on Thursday about the...


Mar 21, 2014

Unable to quell the infighting within caucus and quiet swelling complaints about her leadership, Premier Alison Redford resigned Wednesday after two and a half years in the post. Progressive Conservative MLAs tapped veteran cabinet minister Dave Hancock to take over as interim premier on Sunday as the party sorts out...


Mar 14, 2014

Faced with an angry Progressive Conservative caucus, Premier Alison Redford finally repaid nearly $45,000 for her controversial trip to South Africa trip. But neither the cheque nor a major funding announcement for Edmonton’s LRT expansion were enough to stop the drama at the Alberta legislature. This week on the...


Mar 7, 2014

It’s all about Alberta’s 2014-15 provincial budget in this week’s episode of the The Press Gallery, with a brief side trip into Premier Alison Redford’s latest trouble with travel expenses. Journal opinion page editor Kathy Kerr kicks off the podcast with a budget primer. Then host Sarah O’Donnell talks with...