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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Dec 19, 2015

The Press Gallery #116: The Notley and the Ivy Edition A stunning election upset. The end of a political dynasty. New faces in the legislature. A bold direction on climate change. Controversy in the farm sector. It’s been quite an extraordinary year to say the least in Alberta politics, and our group of panellists has...


Dec 11, 2015

The fall sitting, the first for the new NDP government, wrapped up on Thursday and it was a session that wasn’t short on storylines.


Dec 4, 2015

We're talking turkey. Farmers and ranchers descended on the legislature this week to protest the government's proposed farm safety legislation. The farmers say they haven't been adequately consulted and that the new NDP government doesn't understand their way of life. Will Rachel Notley press on with this legislation...


Nov 27, 2015

Black Friday has a new meaning in Alberta. On Monday, Calgary-Greenview MLA Manmeet Bhullar was killed while trying to assist a motorist on the shoulder of Highway 2. This week on The Press Gallery, Edmonton Journal’s politics podcast, city columnist Paula Simons, and provincial affairs reporter Mariam Ibrahim...


Nov 20, 2015

Maria Fitzpatrick stood up in the Alberta Legislature and told a harrowing story of domestic violence. The Lethbridge MLA's impassioned plea started a busy week, one that saw unanimous support for independent MLA Deborah Drever's bill to allow endangered abuse victims to escape leases. Later on, the NDP proposed...