Allaudin Merali files suit against Fred Horne, Alberta Health Services for breach of contract, defamation

Allaudin Merali filed a “The statement of claim includes claims for a breach of contract, defamation and loss of income,” Mr. Merali said in a Since the former

Tory caucus rebellion threatens Alberta premier? Nobody here but us chickens!

Alberta Premier Alison Redford looked so grim when she came out the door of Government House in Edmonton yesterday morning and climbed into the back of her big

Payment of $45,000 travel bill by Alberta Premier raises as many questions as it answers

Fresh from her public relations triumph in Edmonton’s Churchill LRT station Tuesday, Alberta Premier Alison Redford announced yesterday she has personally paid back the $45,000 cost of her

Lousy polls? Redford Tories execute screeching reversal on southbound Edmonton LRT tracks

How much is it worth to the Redford Government to improve its sagging poll results? Looks like it’s about $600 million, $400 million anyway. The peculiar thing is, there wasn’t

The Ides of March: Alison Redford under ‘friendly fire’ from coup plotters in her own caucus

It’s less than a week until the Ides of March and signs are now plentiful an attempt to topple Alberta Premier Alison Redford is under way. It’s fair to

PKP to run for PQ: Why PKP, with SNN and CPC PMO spell SOS for Canada, which could be FUBAR

Oh, H-E-double-hockey-sticks, PKP wants another D-I-V-O-R-C-E! This time, having just given his common-law wife of a decade the old heave-ho, it’s from us!  And I don’t know about you, but

Understanding Alberta’s 2014 budget: the deviltry’s in the details

Another million dollars for the Premier’s Office? Now that’s interesting! “Alberta budget sees $2.6 billion surplus, $5.1 billion in new debt,” bellowed Well, it’s an operating surplus, just to quibble

The flight log: Alison Redford would be better off if she’d paid attention to sensible Alberta Public Service vehicle use policy!

OTTAWA “Good afternoon,” began a recent email from an assistant deputy minister to government employees of the humbler sort who don’t get to travel first class to faraway places

Flights of fancy: 11 days to the Ides of March and the knives are already out for premier

OTTAWA What goes up must come down, we used to say, and that adage appears to include both Alberta Premier Alison Redford’s in-flight fancies aboard the government’s aircraft and

The End is at Hand! Sure looks that way for Alberta’s PCs, anyway…

OTTAWA It’s probably still possible for Alberta’s Progressive Conservative Party to crawl back from the abyss – if you believe in miracles – but it’s increasingly hard to believe

Alternate Universe: 2012 effort to merge Alberta NDP and Liberals may have come closer than we thought

An effort to meld the Alberta New Democrats and the province’s Liberals into a single party may have come closer than many of us imagined in 2012, indeed

More than 2,000 people make a point about the Redford Government in deeply chilled downtown Edmonton

When I was a cub reporter at the still-unhyphenated Victoria Daily Times – always a better paper than the Colonist, let it be noted – I was told