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Alberta Premier Alison Redford resigns

Edmonton - In an emotional speech early Wednesday evening, Alberta's Premier Alison Redford announced her resignation, effective this Sunday, March 23.

Albertans rally for retirement security Special

Edmonton - Around 1,000 people from across the province of Alberta rallied at Churchill Square in Edmonton on March 2 to protest changes to the province's pension plan, proposed by Premier Alison Redford.

Op-Ed: Alberta Premier Redford bilks taxpayer to go to Mandela funeral

Alberta Premier Alison Redford gets this week's cake — and by the sounds of it she'll happily charge the taxpayer for it — for lack of thrift. Redford is being baked in the media for the $45,000 she spent to attend Nelson Mandela's funeral.

Op-Ed: Will Obama grant presidential permit for the Keystone pipeline?

Washington - The governments of Canada and Alberta are hedging their bets on President Obama approving the XL Keystone pipeline. The $64 dollar question is whether President Obama will give the go ahead in the name of North American energy independence.

U.S. coal demand experiences boost amid Keystone XL fight

Vancouver - As environmentalists, mainstream media outlets and politicians fight over the Keystone XL pipeline and the Alberta oilsands development, the coal industry in the United States is slowly gaining momentum.

Op-Ed: Keystone Pipeline — Is Alison Redford flogging a dead horse?

Edmonton - Alison Redford is on her way to Washington this week amid fierce opposition to the Keystone pipeline project. Redford says she will inform US legislators on Alberta's environmental initiatives on both sides of the issue. Is she flogging a dead horse?

Op-Ed: Alison Redford — Broken promises and burdened with debt

Edmonton - Six years ago Ralph Klein left office with Alberta debt-free floating in surplus cash. Despite a thriving economy low unemployment, the Redford PCs are plunging Alberta back into debt. The province will be borrowing $12.7 billion over three years.

Op-Ed: Keystone Pipeline — Why Cdn politicians lobby US decision makers

Ottawa - As the decision on the XL Keystone pipeline approaches, Canadian politicians are making a final pitch to US lawmakers in an attempt to convince them that Canada has cleaned up its act when it comes to carbon emissions.

Op-Ed: Keystone-Redford plans more trips to the US; time to diversify

Edmonton - Alberta Premier Alison Redford says more meetings are in the works with U.S. officials as she continues to push for the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Both Redford and Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall want to sell Canada's environmental record.

Op-Ed: XL Keystone Pipeline — Why is a presidential permit an issue?

Washington - The whole decision making process for the XL Keystone pipeline seems a moot point, in view of TransCanada's construction of the southern portion of the line. According to TransCanada pipelines, half of the southern portion is almost complete.

Redford to lobby for Keystone at National Governors meeting

Edmonton - With mounting anti-Keystone pipeline protests, Alberta Premier Alison Redford will be traveling to Washington to promote Alberta's environmental record and lobby for the XL Keystone pipeline. Alberta's budget woes make oil sands development essential.

Op-Ed: Premier Alison Redford to address Albertans Thursday

Edmonton - Due to declining oil prices, revenues from oil royalties have decreased significantly, with Alberta losing $75 million a day. The dilemma of budget woes have prompted Alberta Premier Alison Redford to address Albertans.

Alberta Health CFO charged taxpayers $350k on lavish expenses

Calgary - Following the firing of Alberta Health Services (AHS) Chief Financial Officer Allaudin Merali, AHS board member Sheila Weatherill announced her resignation. It was reported that Merali charged taxpayers $350,000 in expenses.

Alberta PC Premier Alison Redford announces 18-member cabinet

Calgary - A couple of weeks after winning a historic election, Alberta Premier Alison Redford announced her cabinet, which consists of six Calgary MLAs becoming ministers and a Tory who claimed to be assaulted by a senior citizen during the campaign trail.

Alberta 2012 Election Results: Redford, PCs to continue dynasty

Calgary - Polls across Alberta have closed and after a month of the candidates hitting the pavement, kissing babies and drinking Tim Hortons, the final numbers show Alison Redford and her Progressive Conservatives will continue their dynasty.

Is Danielle Smith Canada's next big political juggernaut?

Calgary - Danielle Smith, leader of the Wildrose Party, is looking to defeat Alison Redford's Progressive Conservatives and form a government on Apr. 23. If she succeeds, will Smith become a force to reckon with in the future?

Alison Redford captures Alberta Premier's post

Edmonton - In a surprise finish, underdog Alison Redford captured the leadership of Alberta's governing Progressive Conservative party. Redford will become the first female Premier in Alberta's history.
 

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