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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Jun 27, 2014

This week’s Press Gallery podcast is all about new twists on common themes. Another pipeline project is under review. Where the heck did this come from and is it a project that Alberta needs? An election on the horizon causes ripples in the Wildrose camp, with incumbent MLA Joe Anglin facing a challenger for his...


Jun 20, 2014

The Northern Gateway pipeline got the nod it needed from Stephen Harper’s Conservatives this week to proceed, albeit with conditions. Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership hopeful, Calgary MLA Ric McIver, found his campaign in hot water after participating in a march led by an anti-gay religious group. And NDP...


Jun 13, 2014

Not to be outdone by other parties’ leadership contests, Alberta’s Wildrose Party is now laying out its own new plans for what it would do if elected as government. Last week, leader Danielle Smith unveiled how her party would fund LRT projects in Edmonton and Calgary. This week, she moved to the energy portfolio,...


Jun 6, 2014

A recent poll says Edmonton isn’t feeling the love for any of the Progressive Conservative leadership candidates. This week podcast host Sarah O’Donnell talks with columnist Paula Simons, health reporter Keith Gerein and senior reporter Sheila Pratt about why Edmontonians are playing hard to get. The panel also...