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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Sep 30, 2016

Rather than discuss the events of the past week, we will be discussing the events of the past three-and-a-half decades. Today in the Journal newsroom we're saying goodbye to our indomitable deputy editor Kathy Kerr, as she rides off into the bittersweet sunset of retirement. She's covered Grant Notley and...


Sep 23, 2016

The Press Gallery #151: The Death by Committee edition Sadly, summer is officially over, but the arrival of fall is a signal that Alberta politics is about to heat up again. A legislature committee certainly didn’t disappoint on that score this week. Initially established as an experiment in bringing fairness and...


Sep 17, 2016

This week marks the 150th episode of The Press Gallery, the Journal's weekly politics podcast. To celebrate, the Journal's team of reporters and opinion writers talked about all the boards you could possibly want: school boards, school boards, corporate boards and did we mention school boards? Education reporter Janet...


Sep 9, 2016

Move along folks, there's nothing to see this week in Alberta politics. Aside, of course, from the privacy commissioner's investigation into the justice department over a decidedly heel-dragging approach to processing freedom of information requests. Oh, and the official portrait of former Alberta premier Alison...


Sep 2, 2016

We all learned growing up that you can't always do or say what you want — a lesson that was repeated to some folks in the Alberta politics realm this week. For Opposition Leader Brian Jean, it was in the case of a self-described "joke" about the laws against beating Premier Rachel Notley. For Jason Kenney, who is...