Carrie Tait, The Globe and Mail

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Past articles by Carrie:

Alberta hiring hundreds of sheriffs, which some leaders say could be foundation for provincial force

Urban and rural municipal leaders believe the UCP is adding sheriffs as a backdoor way of establishing a provincial police service, despite government denials → Read More

Alberta Finance Minister may walk away after leaving province’s coffers overflowing

Travis Toews is refusing to say whether Premier Danielle Smith has offered to keep him on is he ran again → Read More

Alberta’s pre-election budget posts $2.4-billion surplus, puts health workers and education in spotlight

A newly created Alberta Fund will allow the government to use surplus cash practically any way it sees fit → Read More

Alberta strikes health care funding deal ahead of provincial budget

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, who made a campaign promise to overhaul the Province’s health authority, has said more money will be directed to the system → Read More

Alberta premier Danielle Smith looks to rural supporters for help winning Calgary in coming election

Ms. Smith said the UCP and its NDP rivals are ‘neck-and-neck’ in Calgary, as a provincial budget looms on Tuesday → Read More

Alberta law society weaponized as politicians face complaints

Laywers, experts say law societies are being used inappropriately to settle political scores → Read More

Athabasca University chair says process to pick new president was legal, but not ‘best practices’

The surprise termination of president Peter Scott has raised questions around governance and ethics → Read More

Athabasca University lets president go amid calls from province to establish physical presence

Provincial government wants more of the university’s executives and administrators to live in the town of Athabasca → Read More

Alberta, Ottawa strike funding deal for daycare operators

Alberta government signed a $3.8-billion deal with Ottawa near the end of 2021 to join the national child-care program → Read More

UCP infighting roiling the riding of key Kenney loyalist

Clash puts another one of Premier Danielle Smith’s leadership campaign promises at risk of going unfulfilled → Read More

Danielle Smith invites Trudeau to work ‘in partnership’ with Alberta but has a list of demands

Danielle Smith sends a letter urging Trudeau to drop the Just Transition proposal and rename and revise it → Read More

Review into Premier Danielle Smith’s staff e-mails would not have captured messages deleted more than 30 days prior

Time-limited retention policy for deleted e-mails means the internal review, which critics have already painted as insufficient, would not have captured any e-mails deleted more than a month ago → Read More

Review has found no e-mails between premier’s office and prosecutors, Alberta government says

The CBC reported last week that someone in Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s office e-mailed prosecutors about charges related to a border blockade last year at Coutts, Alta. → Read More

Danielle Smith made sovereignty act her signature policy but appears increasingly reluctant to use it

Alberta Premier taking wait-and-see approach with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s plans before taking action against legislation through the sovereignty act → Read More

Danielle Smith denies allegations that Premier’s Office interfered with blockade prosecutions

The Premier’s office ignored questions about whether it would conduct an investigation into whether or not someone from her office had contacted the Alberta Crown Prosecution Service → Read More

Preston Manning to chair Alberta Premier’s pandemic committee

Mr. Manning, former Reform Party leader, is also leading something he has described as ‘citizen’s inquiry’ into the public health measures imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic → Read More

Conservative activists in Alberta use riding association election to target Jason Kenney loyalist

Jason Nixon, demoted to the backbench by Alberta Premier Danielle Smith after she took over from Jason Kenney, indicates he does not plan to step aside → Read More

Alberta asks Ottawa to rethink Moraine Lake car ban

Alberta’s ruling United Conservative Party said Ottawa should have worked with the province to weigh other options before deciding to shut down the access road → Read More

Landslide reshapes popular climbing spire in B.C.

The loss of Snowpatch Spire happened some time between noon on Dec. 21 and noon the following day → Read More

What happens when a small ski town’s only cab company is shuttered?

About 8,000 people live in Kimberley, B.C., and many relied on taxis to deliver groceries, takeout, prescriptions, booze and smokes → Read More