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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Mar 24, 2016

The new federal Liberal government released its first budget this week and it makes good on some pledges to extend a helping hand to Alberta as the economy struggles with some infrastructure cash and extended employment insurance benefits. But why was the Edmonton area left on the list? Then, the Progressive...


Mar 18, 2016

Alberta MLAs have been freed from the legislature as they set off on their two-week constituency break, just in time for political parties to make their final push for votes in the Calgary-Greenway byelection on Tuesday. It was pretty uneventful, policy-wise, but that doesn't mean the proceedings were free from...


Mar 11, 2016

Alberta's New Democrat government launched its spring session with a new speech from the throne this week that had a heavy focus on energy, the economy and the need to spur job creation across the province. And as the ceremony unfolded inside the legislature, the long-awaited 'kudatah' anti-NDP rally happened outside....


Mar 6, 2016

The new legislature session kicks off this Tuesday with a speech from the throne to lay out the government's priorities amid a climate of economic doom and gloom. Meanwhile, candidates in Calgary-Greenway are gearing up for the byelection on March 22. The race has already been punctuated by cries of electioneering...