This week on the Alberta Roundup with Rachel Emmanuel, federal Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre weighs in on the ongoing debate about parental rights. Also on the show, Alberta Premier Danielle Smith travels to Ottawa for meetings with federal ministers and announces a new Alberta office. Questions on her recent transgender policies dominate her visit.

Later, Rachel explains how a Liberal MP snubs Smith after challenging her to testify at his committee.

And finally, Rachel has details about a petition to recall Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek.

Tune into the Alberta Roundup now!



  • 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.