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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Sep 25, 2015

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has been talking about the upcoming "shock absorber" budget, which will balance economic concerns with a heavy emphasis on infrastructure spending. Notley will head off this weekend to talk to power brokers in Toronto, Montreal and New York. The federal election continues to roll on into...


Sep 18, 2015

The Journal has rebranded in NDP orange. Well no, that's just the fall colours on our new stylized logo of the North Saskatchewan River valley. The second federal leaders debate was held in Calgary Thursday. Premier Rachel Notley found herself explaining about embarrassing cousins. This week on The Press Gallery,...


Sep 11, 2015

In politics, planning doesn't always translate into success. On the federal level, Stephen Harper has brought in a new fixer to get his message back on track. In Edmonton city politics, general manager Simon Farbrother was fired Thursday. Possibly because of how things might go awry, Rachel Notley’s caucus has been...


Sep 4, 2015

The dog days of summer are over and it's time for back to school. In Alberta politics, things have begun to pick up once again. With a Calgary Foothills by-election victory, the Wildrose won their first urban seat. It’s not even Labour Day, and Rachel Notley’s critics are already accusing her government of...