August 6, 2014 9:10 am

Timeline: A look at recent troubles of former Alberta premier Alison Redford

Watch above: Over the past year, former Alberta Premier Alison Redford has faced spending scandals and controversy. And her resignation as an MLA marks the final chapter in a spectacular fall from grace. Shallima Maharaj has more.

Former Alberta premier Alison Redford has resigned her seat in the provincial legislature.

Her decision to step down as the member for Calgary-Elbow is effective immediately.

READ MORE: Politicians across Alberta react to Redford’s resignation

In an opinion piece written for Postmedia News, Redford says mistakes were made and she accepts responsibility for all her decisions.

Redford, who has been dogged by spending scandals, resigned as premier in March.

Here’s a look at some of the troubles that led to Alberta Premier Alison Redford’s resignation as member of the provincial legislature:

© The Canadian Press, 2014

Comments