Bob Layton’s editorial: A word to the wise for Jason Kenney

April 19 2019 8:42pm In this week’s editorial, Bob Layton has some words of advice for Premier-designate Jason Kenney. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({…

Elections Alberta releases unofficial election results

Unofficial results of Tuesday’s provincial election were released Friday afternoon and show the United Conservative Party with 63 seats and Alberta’s NDP with 24 seats. Story continues below While most of Alberta’s 87 ridings were declared on Tuesday night, some…

Alberta NDP candidate in Edmonton-South West concedes, giving UCP 1st seat in city

Three days after the Alberta election, the NDP candidate for one of the closest races, Edmonton-South West, conceded. John Archer, who was hoping to win the seat for the NDP, confirmed to Global News Friday he spoke to UCP opponent…

Kenney answers question about UCP candidate whose business was raided by police

(From April 17, 2019) Alberta’s premier-designate took questions from reporters on Wednesday, the first time he did so since he and the UCP were elected to a majority government. The first question he was asked was about the RCMP raiding…

Librarians archiving Alberta’s scientific reports before change in government

An Alberta librarian has been archiving much of the provincial government’s online content — including studies on health, climate change policy and poverty reduction — to prepare for a change in government. Katie Cuyler, who is leading the project, is…

Transfer of power in Alberta begins following Alberta election

Outgoing premier Rachel Notley and incoming premier Jason Kenney are beginning the transfer of power following the Alberta election. The two leaders have met at Government House in Edmonton for a briefing. Watch below: NDP Leader Rachel Notley said her…

NDP Leader Rachel Notley speaks about her ‘incredibly seasoned’ caucus

April 18 2019 1:21pm When asked about who NDP Leader Rachel Notley might place in critic positions, she said she’s encouraged by her “incredibly seasoned, well-informed” caucus. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…