Young Edmontonians join global ‘climate strike’ to demand action on global warming

Friday saw massive crowds of people across the planet attend rallies demanding action on climate change and in Edmonton, a couple hundred young people marched downtown before taking part in a “die-in” to draw attention to what they fear may…

A Liberal fight in Conservative Alberta – what this election could mean to you

The campaign trail is always a long and tiring one. For federal Liberals in Alberta, it might also be an uphill climb. Amarjeet Sohi is one of three Liberals in the province running for re-election. On a sunny evening, just…

UCP MLAs to campaign for Andrew Scheer, federal Conservatives outside Alberta

Fresh off a victory in Alberta’s provincial election, several United Conservative Party MLAs and cabinet ministers are getting set to return to the campaign trail — this time, stumping for Andrew Scheer and the Conservative Party of Canada. A number…

Edmonton a key battleground in 2019 federal election: political scientist

Edmonton will play a key role in the 2019 federal election, says a MacEwan University political science professor. Over the course of the last few months, the leaders of Canada’s main political parties have been travelling the country, making their…

Russia could meddle in Canada’s election due to ‘growing interest’ in Arctic: report

OTTAWA — A new University of Calgary study is predicting Russian interference in the federal election campaign to serve what it describes as the Kremlin’s long-term interest of competing against Canada in the Arctic. READ MORE: Here’s what strategists say…

Federal NDP leader visits party stronghold, mingles with potential voters at Edmonton Fringe Festival

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh met with potential voters on Saturday in an Edmonton riding that for more than a decade his party has held the seat for. The writ has yet to be dropped, but for weeks now, Canadian…

Jason Kenney takes direct aim at Justin Trudeau ahead of fall federal election

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is taking aim at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ahead of this fall’s federal election. Kenney, a former federal Conservative cabinet minister, took to Twitter over the weekend to say the people of his province have been…