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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Mar 31, 2017

New Progressive Conservative leader Jason Kenney stirred controversy this week with his comments about Gay Straight Alliances in high schools. The Press Gallery podcast team talks about the political fallout from that, as well as the latest kerfuffle between the premiers of Alberta and Saskatchewan. Join host Emma...


Mar 24, 2017

The dust has settled on the Progressive Conservative leadership race, but the work is just beginning to unite Alberta's conservatives. The Press Gallery team take a look at the weekend's very strange leadership convention — complete with an assault charge, booing and expensive beers — and what Jason Kenney's victory...


Mar 17, 2017

Budget 2017 was the big news in Alberta politics this week, released by Finance Minister Joe Ceci on Thursday. The good news is the deficit dropped a little, to $10.3 billion, the bad news is the province will be drowning in red ink for the foreseeable future. Join host Emma Graney with guests Stuart Thomson, Paula...


Mar 10, 2017

This week, the Press Gallery team takes a look back at the first full week of Alberta's legislative session for 2017, which was eerily reminiscent of the last weeks of 2016. The big issue this time, though, was the huge backlog in the courts and the government's use of a new case triage system. Join host Emma Graney and...


Mar 3, 2017

Winter is coming — and so is the federal conservative leadership vote. The race made its way to Edmonton this week, with 13 of the 14 candidates debating policy as one held his own special fireside chat with supporters (sans fireside). Join host Emma Graney along with guests Stuart Thomson, Dave Breakenridge and...