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Review of Redford ethics investigation costing Alberta $160000

Edmonton Journal - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Former Alberta Premier Alison Redford speaks to reporters following a speech, in Ottawa, on September 23, 2015. The image of former premier Alison Redford is expected to be immortalized on the walls of the Alberta legislature this spring - and Redford ...
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Civil servants slammed over Redford scandal

Calgary Sun - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
... along with Cypress-Medicine Hat MLA Drew Barnes, said bureaucrats should be held responsible for allowing $2.7 million to be spent on the controversial a top-floor personal apartment built in the new federal building for former premier Alison ...

Klassen: Feminism is on trial as lurid details pour out in Ghomeshi case

Calgary Herald - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
I've said that Alison Redford's persecution was in part misogyny (for which I got outraged letters for weeks from everyone but my dead grandma).

Liberal Party fundraiser piggybacks on taxpayer-funded meeting - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
But the Tories have also used taxpayer-funded, out-of-province guests to sell fundraiser tickets. In June 2013, then-Alberta premier Alison Redford was the star attraction at a PC Party of New Brunswick fundraiser in Fredericton. Redford was in the ...
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Fraser Institute ranks Alberta premiers Redford, Notley poorly

660 News - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The Fraser Institute is out with its latest fiscal report card for premiers in the country. The latest data is for Alison Redford, who did not finish well, but the institute isn't giving a glowing early review for Premier Notley either. Alison Redford ...

Leaders to laggards - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Turning to Alberta, the story isn't much better. Our report evaluates former premier Alison Redford, as the latest historical data does not allow us to measure current Premier Rachel Notley.
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Extend whistleblower protection to private sector, Alberta committee told

Edmonton Journal - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
He said his office didn't receive any tips about Alison Redford's inappropriate use of government aircraft before he released a 2014 investigative report that famously referred to a pervasive “aura of power” in the premier's office at the time ...
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Don Braid: When will Alberta's NDP start standing up for the province?

National Post - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
This is the premier who blindsided former premier Alison Redford in 2012 with her five demands for the Northern Gateway oil pipeline to Kitimat, B.C.. On a Calgary visit she said in one breath that her province deserves its “fair share” of Gateway ...
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BC denies throne speech was an insult at Alberta: 'I don't think it's a shot at anybody'

National Post - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
VICTORIA - A day after British Columbia suggested Alberta hasn't done a good job of managing its oil revenue, a B.C. cabinet minister blamed it for adding to his province's homeless population.

Teat for tat, and double-dipping 'entitlements'

Toronto Sun - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
This “transitional allowance,” by the way, was taken out of play in 2012 by then Alberta Premier Alison Redford, but was grandfathered in.

Braid: Zero might be the new normal for public sector raises

Calgary Herald - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The NDP is heading for an almighty dust-up with the government's natural friends, the public sector unions. Health Minister Sarah Hoffman stepped into the ring Monday by declaring that doctors' pay has to be sharply constrained through new compensation ...

Opposition says premier needs to stand up for Alberta

660 News - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
He believes the relationship between B.C. and Alberta is already as bad as it was under Alison Redford. Still, Jean is disappointed Premier Rachel Notley and her government hasn't said or done more to defend us, especially when it comes to pipelines.

'Sky Palace' not the only issue with the Federal Building: Opposition - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The suite is only accessible from the governing party's 10th floor, and was originally designed to be a private residence for PC Premier Alison Redford and her young daughter. There's a rooftop patio, large areas meant to host dignitaries, and two ...
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Auditor general to release findings

660 News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Alberta auditor general Merwan Saher discusses his report on travel expenses and government aircraft involving former premier Alison Redford in Edmonton, Alberta on Thursday Aug 7, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson. Alberta's auditor general ...

NDP can't justify stifling questions to civil servants about Skypalace - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
In opposition, the NDP clamoured for government transparency and accountability. But that was then. Now, as the ruling party, they don't seem as keen on it - even, oddly enough, when it concerns the egregious abuse of public resources that occurred ...

Golden handshakes continued for Alberta politicians moving to Ottawa - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Webber served as a member of Alberta's legislature for 10 years; he was the government whip under former premier Alison Redford. He quit his job the day after he won the nomination to run for the Conservatives, and was paid out sometime before March 31 ...

Holistic review of electricity sector still in the works, says energy minister

Calgary Herald - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
But Marg McCuaig-Boyd declined to say whether her government is proceeding with a PC plan to implement the recommendations of a blue-ribbon panel that was appointed by the Alison Redford government to reduce the volatility of electricity prices and ...
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Don Cayo: BC's Clark takes top spot for money management among premiers

Vancouver Sun - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
And they are based on some objective numbers, although - as is obvious from strong ratings in some categories for Alison Redford of Alberta, who was drummed out of office during the period being assessed - it doesn't take into account the full spectrum ...

Alberta Opposition grills public servants about former Premier's 'luxurious' $2.7M Sky Palace

National Post - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The Wildrose Party grilled public servants Wednesday, insisting they must have been aware of inappropriate use of government airplanes and the building of a penthouse suite for then-premier Alison Redford. Ruled out of order once and warned not to ...

Kent Hehr: The Energizer Bunny who's back in the game - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Hehr plotted various escapes from Alberta Liberal doldrums: In 2010, he tried running for mayor, then before the 2012 Alberta election flirted with crossing to the Alison Redford Conservatives, though he insists talks didn't go far. After he won re ...