Western frustration fuels Wexit separatist movement

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Opposition NDP race to block UCP from voting on ethics commissioner bill

The Opposition NDP says it’s racing the clock in an attempt to prevent the government from terminating Alberta’s election commissioner — possibly within days. Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley said her party is trying every tool at its disposal to…

Fake social media bots in Alberta vote hint at dangers in federal election: experts

A federal report confirming the use of false social media posts to try to manipulate last spring’s Alberta election points to dangers for the upcoming federal vote, political scientists say. “Absolutely!” said Duane Bratt of Calgary’s Mount Royal University. “I…

Investigation finds ‘co-ordintated’ social media bots in Alberta election

A federal agency investigating the recent Alberta election has found evidence the campaign featured tactics including co-ordinated, false social media postings. In a report released late Friday, the Rapid Response Mechanism — created by the G-7 to monitor foreign influence…

Stephen Mandel steps down as Alberta Party leader

Stephen Mandel is stepping down as leader of the Alberta Party. Mandel, who served as party leader for 15 months, is resigning his leadership to pursue a role as Chancellor at Concordia University. Story continues below “To serve as the…

Alberta Liberals forming committee to decide party’s future

June 14 2019 7:56pm The Alberta Liberal Party were shut out of the legislature in the 2019 provincial election, and a committee is being formed to decide the party’s future. Adam MacVicar reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

Notley request for special prosecutor denied for UCP leadership investigations

A request from Alberta’s NDP for a special prosecutor to oversee police investigations into the 2017 UCP leadership race has been denied. On Thursday, Notley wrote to the province’s deputy attorney general calling for Phil Bryden to appoint a special…

Hundreds gather at Alberta Federation of Labour convention in Calgary

Around 300 people attended the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) convention in Calgary on Saturday, which included speeches on the economy and the future of jobs in the province under a United Conservative Party government. “We are very worried that…

Alberta NDP calls for special prosecutor to oversee RCMP investigation of UCP leadership race

NDP leader Rachel Notley has written letters to both Alberta’s ethics commissioner and deputy attorney general asking for a special prosecutor to oversee any police investigation into allegations of voter fraud in the 2017 UCP leadership race. Notley is also…