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The Press Gallery: Inside Alberta politics


Jun 8, 2018

The spring session of the Alberta legislature wrapped Thursday, so the Press Gallery team couldn't resist taking a look back at the bills, the highlights, the lowlights and what it all means for provincial politics. Join host Emma Graney with guests Clare Clancy, Paula Simons and Graham Thomson to reflect on 2018 spring session memories. The team also talks about Pride Week, related political developments and a touching speech by Alberta Party MLA Rick Fraser. Good Stuff from the Gallery Clare's pick: This awesome new podcast by Gimlet, called The Habitat. Paula's pick: This Wound is a World, the poetry compilation by 23-year-old Driftpile Cree Nation author Billy-Ray Belcourt which just won the prestigious $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize. Emma's pick: This excellent Edmonton Journal deep dive by sports reporter Dan Barnes about how and why the Tour of Alberta went bankrupt. Also, this new national Postmedia weekly Canadian news podcast, called 10/3. Graham's pick: This map analysis of the Ontario election results by Global News.