Alberta Election Special 2015


On May 5, 2015, Albertans will head to the polls and elect a new provincial government. It has been three short years since the last election and seven months since Jim Prentice won the Progressive Conservative leadership and became premier. Like us, you may be wondering: how does the environment factor into the platforms of the different parties? What are their climate strategies and their stance on the oil sands? We’ve done some digging and now we want to give you the answers you need!

Learn how the Progressive Conservative, Wildrose, Liberal, New Democrats and the Alberta Party stack up when it comes to their environmental policies. If you’re planning to vote and you care about conservation and climate change, you don’t want to miss this show.

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Thank you to the many guests who helped out with this show, including:

  • Linda Osinchuk, Wildrose candidate for Sherwood Park; former mayor of Sherwood Park Strathcona County
  • Laurie Blakeman, MLA for Edmonton-Centre since 1997; now running for the Liberals, Greens and the Alberta Party
  • Dave Cournoyer, writer and political analyst at
  • Sean Kheraj, assistant professor of Canadian and environmental history at York University.
  • Chris Severson-Baker, Managing Director of the Pembina Institute.

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