This week on The Alberta Roundup, Rachel discusses the awkward handshake between Alberta Premier Danielle Smith and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during their first encounter earlier this week. Smith also raised her concerns about the feds’ “Just Transition” proposal directly with the prime minister.

Plus, Alberta is expecting to ink a 10-year healthcare funding deal with Ottawa. This comes after the prime minister pitched a $46.1 billion healthcare deal with the provinces and territories.

And a new poll from Abacus Data suggests the United Conservative Party is gaining steam as election season ramps up.

These stories and more on The Alberta Roundup with Rachel Emmanuel!



  • Rachel Emmanuel

    Rachel is a seasoned political reporter who’s covered government institutions from a variety of levels. A Carleton University journalism graduate, she was a multimedia reporter for three local Niagara newspapers. Her work has been published in the Toronto Star. Rachel was the inaugural recipient of the Political Matters internship, placing her at The Globe and Mail’s parliamentary bureau. She spent three years covering the federal government for iPolitics. Rachel is the Alberta correspondent for True North based in Edmonton.