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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Mar 28, 2015

Thursday’s 2015-16 provincial budget left Albertans with plenty to talk about. Premier Jim Prentice’s much anticipated first budget included a hike to sin taxes on alcohol, tobacco and fuel, higher fees for an assortment of paperwork, increased traffic fines and an end to Alberta’s 10 per cent flat tax for the...


Mar 21, 2015

Albertans seeking health care in rural communities will be better served by less centralized decision-making, Health minister Stephen Mandel said this week. Journal health reporter Keith Gerein joins The Press Gallery’s host Sarah O’Donnell, city columnist Paula Simons and provincial affairs reporter Mariam Ibrahim...


Mar 14, 2015

Premier Jim Prentice and the Progressive Conservative majority returned to the legislature with a changed attitude toward the rules around Gay-Straight Alliances in Alberta schools. The Press Gallery, Edmonton Journal’s weekly politics podcast, starts the episode by looking at the dramatic turnaround that saw...


Mar 7, 2015

This week’s episode of The Press Gallery, Edmonton Journal’s politics podcast, holds up the mirror to Alberta politics. Assignment editor Sarah O’Donnell talks with provincial affairs columnist Graham Thomson, Legislature reporter Mariam Ibrahim and city columnist Paula Simons about Alberta’s budget, Premier...