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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Apr 29, 2016

The Press Gallery #132: The Everything Old is New Again edition After a few technical difficulties, we are back with a new edition of Alberta’s best politics podcast (as we like to say). Just like old times, Press Gallery founder Sarah O’Donnell is back in the host’s chair this episode, guiding a recap of another...


Apr 22, 2016

With the Manitoba NDP going down to defeat this week, Premier Rachel Notley has become the last New Democrat premier standing. What does that mean for Alberta's government and does this increase the pressure on Notley to achieve what her counterparts - and predecessors - couldn't when it comes to pipelines? Then,...


Apr 15, 2016

Alberta NDP government released its 2016 budget on Thursday, and while the government spilled plenty of secrets before the document was finally made public, it still included a few bombshells: $57 billion in operational and capital debt is expected by 2019 and Finance Minister Joe Ceci says the province won't like get...


Apr 8, 2016

With the economy slumping and oil prices barely improving, Premier Rachel Notley delivered a televised address this week in which she tried to reassure Albertans her government is doing everything it can to create jobs and lift the economy out of this slump. But does this tactic work? Then, an incredible and somewhat...


Apr 1, 2016

The long-awaited deadline for Alberta school boards to submit their LGBTQ guidelines to Education Minister David Eggen arrived this week. Nearly all 61 boards made a submission, making for a large stack of homework for the minister to peruse as he tries to determine how to take the next steps in this sometimes...