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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics

Nov 9, 2019

It was another breakneck week in Alberta provincial politics, and Premier Jason Kenney hit some turbulence on Thursday when the opposition revealed Albertans had paid more than $16,000 to fly him, three other "like-minded premiers," and some of their wives and staff on a charter plane from a Calgary meeting to the...


The premiers' pancake and plane party edition

Nov 9, 2019

It was another breakneck week in Alberta provincial politics, and Premier Jason Kenney hit some turbulence on Thursday when the opposition revealed Albertans had paid more than $16,000 to fly him, three other "like-minded premiers," and some of their wives and staff on a charter plane from a Calgary meeting to the...


Nov 1, 2019

It's been a trying week for Alberta's public sector unions. The United Conservative Party government wants to make changes to their pension plans, amend the law to allow replacement workers, and cut 7.7 per cent of the public service by 2023.

Then on Tuesday, Finance Minister Travis said public sector employers like...


Oct 25, 2019

There was practically no news in Alberta this week: A little federal election here, a long-awaited provincial budget there.

Join legislature columnist Keith Gerein, reporter Moira Wyton, managing editor Dave Breakenridge and host Janet French as they catch their breath from a week of sprinting between political...


Oct 20, 2019

A packed week in Alberta politics culminated with a huge climate protest at the Alberta legislature as international figure and Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg came to speak about the science of climate change.

Join reporters Anna Junker and Jason Herring, managing editor Dave Breakenridge and host Janet French...