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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Sep 26, 2014

Premier Jim Prentice and his newly formed cabinet have done their best in the last two weeks to woo Albertans. The Press Gallery convenes with host Sarah O’Donnell, provincial affairs columnist Graham Thomson, city columnist Paula Simons and health reporter Keith Gerein to review some of the issues Prentice and his...


Sep 18, 2014

Premier Jim Prentice moved quickly to put his stamp on the Alberta Legislature this week, as he unveiled his new cabinet team, announced a series of appointments to high profile posts and moved quickly to permanently ground the provincial government’s airplane saga. The Press Gallery podcast’s host Sarah O’Donnell...


Sep 12, 2014

The Alberta premier’s office is in the midst of an extreme makeover, with new Progressive Conservative leader Jim Prentice’s transition into the top job. Outgoing Premier Dave Hancock just announced he will resign his seat as an Edmonton MLA immediately and pieces of Prentice’s new team are snapping into place....


Sep 7, 2014

As former federal cabinet minister Jim Prentice transitions to his new job as Alberta’s 16th premier, The Press Gallery podcast convened to discuss his Saturday night victory in the PC leadership contest and how the party’s electronic voting experiment worked. Sarah O’Donnell, host of the Journal’s politics...


Sep 5, 2014

With the voting underway in the Progressive Conservative leadership campaign, the four-month race dominates this week’s The Press Gallery. Podcast host Sarah O’Donnell walks through the highs and lows of the last week – and the entire campaign -- with Journal columnist Paula Simons, provincial affairs reporter...