Outraged when Rebel was shut out, Alberta Legislature Press Gallery won’t help with role it said government must drop

PHOTOS: The Alberta Legislature … no sign of the Press Gallery. Below: Retired journalist Heather Boyd, author of last year’s report on journalist accreditation at the Alberta Legislature;

Topp spin: Alberta premier’s departing chief of staff gives his final report to media with an eye to history

PHOTOS: Brian Topp, Premier Rachel Notley’s departing chief of staff. Below: Mr. Topp’s replacement, John Heaney; Jim Rutkowski, appointed Principal Secretary in the premier’s office; he replaces Anne

Notley Government navigates a profound crisis with grace and empathy, as even some conservatives begin to recognize

PHOTOS: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, who has risen to the challenge of a difficult moment in Alberta’s history. Below: Municipal Affairs Minister Danielle Larivee, a scene from the

Fort Mac fire overshadows an earthshaking political anniversary – the NDP’s election one year ago today

PHOTOS: Rachel Notley smiles moments after learning she was about to become Alberta’s first NDP Premier on the evening of May 5, 2015. Below: Part of the crowd

On stage in Edmonton: The tough Rachel Notley who frightens conservatives, and may scare certain New Democrats too

PHOTOS: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is not tall, but she casts a long shadow on both sides of the political aisle. She is seen here addressing the national

Premier Rachel Notley introduces six new cabinet members … pretty flawlessly

PHOTOS: Premier Rachel Notley introduces her expanded, 19-member (that is, 18 full + 1 associate member) cabinet to the media at Government House yesterday morning. (Photo by Dave

Welcome to the Orwellian world of Wildrose, where keeping your promises makes you a liar

PHOTOS: Possibly the Globe and Mail’s best headline of the decade. Below: NDP Premier Rachel Notley, Wildrose Finance Critic Derek Fildebrandt, the sailboat known as French Kiss, shown

Thomas Lukaszuk, once the Gorgeous George of Alberta politics, ponders an unlikely political resurrection

PHOTOS: Thomas Lukaszuk, at what was arguably the summit of his political career, launching his bid in May 2014 to lead the Progressive Conservative Party and become premier

Call the cops and clear the air: the PC Party cannot investigate accusations of criminality against its own member

PHOTOS: It’s time to pick up the phone and call in the cops. Below: Former Prentice cabinet member Naresh Bhardwaj, former Alberta premier Alison Redford, former Calgary Police

Remember where you heard it first: privatizing the Alberta government air fleet in haste was a lousy business decision

Alberta’s mainstream media seems to have discovered at last that selling off the government’s air fleet to expunge the embarrassment of Alison Redford’s premiership is not necessarily an

Alberta Education Minister Jeff Johnson’s War on Teachers signals division within Tory Party, not conspiracy

Anti-teacher sentiment runs deep nowadays in Alberta conservative circles. Education Minister Jeff Johnson’s war with the Alberta Teachers Association over how its members ought to be disciplined on those

A Tale of Two Leaders, Brian Mason and Alison Redford: The best of exits, the worst of exits

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch