In the 2012 provincial election, it was the outrageous comments from a Wildrose candidate (and Danielle Smith's refusal to condemn them) that cost her the election. This time, she might want to look in the mirror, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
Alberta's 2019 decision to cancel funding for an elite wildfire-fighting crew in 2019 came despite pleas to keep the Rapattack program from at least three municipalities, including one that has since been evacuated during this spring's blazes.
United Conservative Leader Danielle Smith apologized on Monday, May 8, 2023, after a 2021 video surfaced of her saying she wouldn’t wear a Remembrance Day poppy while comparing those who got the COVID-19 vaccine to followers of Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany.
Danielle Smith's bad math on net-zero electricity shows just how far she's willing to bend the truth to win an election — and how hard she'll fight the Trudeau Liberals on climate policy if she does, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
Cooler temperatures and a bit of rain were delivering some relief for firefighters as they continued to battle wildfires threatening communities in central northern Alberta, but provincial officials warned the reprieve was only in some areas and lightning was sparking some new blazes.