Alberta Liberals lose half their seats and title as official Opposition
( 24-Apr-2012 ) EDMONTON _ The Alberta Liberals are not what they used to be.
The party suffered a serious blow in Monday's provincial election, losing four of the eight seats it held when the vote was called and the title as official Opposition.
Leader Raj Sherman had to wait until the end of the night t ....
Edmonton and Calgary mayors blast comments by local Wildrose candidates
( 19-Apr-2012 )
CALGARY _ The mayors of Alberta's two largest cities injected themselves into the fevered provincial election battle Wednesday, blasting the race-based ramblings of one Wildrose candidate and the biblical, anti-gay writings of another.
It was a two-pronged front by Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi ....
Some labour groups endorsing parties, others won't take official stand
( 18-Apr-2012 )
CALGARY _ Some of the province's biggest and most powerful unions are weighing in on the provincial election and are talking about who they will and will not support.
The union representing Calgary police officers is endorsing Conservative Leader Alison Redford because it is concerned about t ....
Wildrose leader Danielle Smith says anti gay remarks won't fly in her caucus
( 17-Apr-2012 ) EDMONTON _ Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith says she is bewildered by the controversy surrounding anti-gay comments made by one of her election candidates.
Smith says every party has candidates with differing viewpoints, but they all are expected to follow party policy.
She says the Wildrose, if ....
Canadian Pacific to make case for staying the course at investor meeting
( 27-Mar-2012 ) CALGARY _ Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (TSX:CP) will look to convince a Bay Street crowd Tuesday that its CEO deserves to keep his job and that cost-cutting and revenue-boosting initiatives currently underway should be given the chance to bear fruit.
The railway's top brass will make its cas ....
Outsiders find Albertans smug, condescending and uncaring: government poll
( 18-Mar-2012 )
EDMONTON _ The city that likes to consider itself the Centre of the Universe now thinks that Calgary and Edmonton are the ones getting too big for their britches.
At least, that's the conclusion of extensive polling done for the Alberta government into how its citizens are seen elsewhere in C ....
Gary Mar ordered to take unpaid leave from post as Alberta's man in Asia
( 10-Mar-2012 ) EDMONTON _ Alberta's representative in Asia has been ordered to take an unpaid leave of absence by Premier Alison Redford after he auctioned off a trip to Hong Kong at an Edmonton fundraiser.
Redford says the fundraiser was inappropriate and has ordered an ethics investigation into Gary Mar ....