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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Nov 25, 2016

Why you gotta be so mean, Alberta? Now MLA Sandra Jansen has been assigned a security detail. The Press Gallery podcast team Sarah O'Donnell, Paula Simons and Stuart Thomson join host Emma Graney to talk about Jansen's first speech as an NDP MLA this week, and politicians from all sides of the house vowing to do better,...


Nov 18, 2016

It wasn't quite a square dance, but PC MLA Sandra Jansen crossing the floor to the NDP this week certainly had a swing your partner round and round feel to it. Join The Press Gallery podcast team Paula Simons, Sarah O'Donnell, Keith Gerein and host Emma Graney as they talk through the ramifications of Jansen's switch,...


Nov 11, 2016

On the same day that the U.S. failed to elect its first female president, the only two women running for leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservative party withdrew from the race, one of them citing harassment. Join host, legislative reporter Emma Graney, along with columnists Graham Thomson and Paula Simons, and...


Nov 4, 2016

It's only the first week back for the fall sitting of the Alberta legislature, and we've already seen the government get into trouble in the legislature over its carbon tax ads, and an all-party committee dissolved because members couldn't play nicely with one another. That, Alberta politics, is why you can't have nice...