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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Jan 29, 2016

When Rachel Notley first pledge a review of Alberta's royalty system, oil was at $66 a barrel, and Albertans seemed eager and excited about a new kind of government. But this week, Notley's royalty review panel, headed by ATB president Dave Mowat, delivered its long-awaited report into a much different economy and a...


Jan 22, 2016

Alberta is holding on to its triple-A credit rating, and Albertans are holding on, waiting - and waiting - for the legislature to resume sitting. Meanwhile, the mayors of Metro Montreal are triple-A angry about the prospect of the Energy East pipeline cutting under their turf. And Edmonton's Catholic school trustees are...


Jan 15, 2016

The revolution will not be televised, but it’ll definitely be live tweeted. In this week's edition of the Press Gallery, host Brent Wittmeier speaks to provincial affairs columnist Graham Thomson, provincial affairs reporter Mariam Ibrahim and columnist Paula Simons about Kevin O'Leary and Kudatah, the silly meme...


Jan 8, 2016

Yes, this is the podcast you’re looking for. Calgary MLA Deborah Drever has been a lightening rod for public controversy, ever since she was first elected as a New Democrat this spring. Since then, she’s been forced to sit as an independent, waiting for redemption and a chance to rejoin the NDP caucus. In this...