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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Oct 31, 2014

After the Progressive Conservatives scored wins in all four of the week’s big city byelections, The Press Gallery convenes to look at the tricks and treats from the campaign. Is it safe to say that Premier Jim Prentice successfully purged the Progressive Conservatives of the ghost of former premier Alison Redford?...


Oct 24, 2014

Voters in Edmonton-Whitemud, Calgary-West, Calgary-Foothills and Calgary-Elbow will head to the polls in four provincial byelections Monday. The Press Gallery’s host Sarah O’Donnell, city columnist Paula Simons and provincial affairs columnist Graham Thomson devote a healthy portion of the Journal’s weekly...


Oct 17, 2014

Should Albertans be worried as Premier Jim Prentice preaches messages of “prudence” and “caution” as the world oil prices slide? That’s one of the questions up for debate in this week as The Press Gallery convenes with provincial affairs columnist Graham Thomson, legislature reporter Karen Kleiss, city...


Oct 10, 2014

Premier Jim Prentice was singing a tune many families in fast-growing suburban communities across Alberta will be keen to hear, promising this week his government will, by 2020, build an additional 55 new schools and fund major renovations at another 20. The Press Gallery’s host Sarah O’Donnell sits down this week...


Oct 3, 2014

Albertans in four ridings now have a date with a provincial by-election and candidates from all major political parties are coming a-courting. The Press Gallery convenes this week to talk about Premier Jim Prentice’s decision to drop the writ in Edmonton-Whitemud, Calgary-Elbow, Calgary-Foothills and Calgary-West and...