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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Mar 29, 2018

The legislature is on a constituency break this week, but that hasn't stopped the political news out of Alberta. Join Press Gallery host Emma Graney with guests Clare Clancy, Paula Simons and Graham Thomson to talk about the latest recommendations from Alberta's child intervention panel, which were quietly...


Mar 23, 2018

If you paid attention to Alberta politics at all this week, you'll be well aware about the biggest development — Budget 2018.  Join Press Gallery podcast host Emma Graney with guests Clare Clancy, Paula Simons and Keith Gerein to talk numbers and debts and deficits and a disappointing lack of surprises.  The team...


Mar 17, 2018

It was an unusually harmonious first week of session in the Alberta Legislature as parties of all stripes came together to pass a unanimous motion in support of the Trans Mountain pipeline. But it wasn't all kumbaya moments with topics like the carbon tax and climate change front and centre. Join The Press Gallery as...


Mar 9, 2018

Alberta legislature throne speeches aren't exactly known for being packed with news, but that certainly wasn't the case with the one that kicked off spring session Thursday.  Join Press Gallery host Emma Graney with guests Clare Clancy, Paula Simons and Graham Thomson to delve into the throne speech, and the promise...


Mar 2, 2018

It was a bit like ye olde times in Alberta politics this week. First off, there was a third-quarter fiscal update more reminiscent of pre-recession Alberta than anything we've seen in years. Then former Edmonton mayor and former Progressive Conservative health minister Stephen Mandel won leadership of the Alberta...