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…

Janet Brown says there are no big surprises in Jason Kenney’s choices for cabinet

April 30 2019 2:48pm Calgary pollster Janet Brown joins Global News to discuss Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s appointments to cabinet. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON(…

Jason Kenney, cabinet ministers to be sworn in Tuesday

The United Conservative Party’s reign will officially begin Tuesday when incoming premier Jason Kenney and his cabinet are sworn in at Government House in Edmonton. The ceremony starts at 10 a.m., when Kenney is to become Alberta’s 18th premier. Story…

Alberta breaks record for most votes cast in provincial election

A record number of Albertans participated in this spring’s general provincial election. On Friday, Elections Alberta reported 1,905,520 votes were cast during the general election, which is the most ever in the province. The voter turnout came in at 64…

Oil and gas sector hopeful Alberta and Ottawa can restore investor certainty

Alberta Premier-designate Jason Kenney is entering office with high expectations from Alberta’s oil and gas sector, as he spent the campaign promising his policies will kick-start the economy and generate tens of thousands of jobs. It’s a message Tier 1…

Pretty good week? Alberta MLA-elect wins seat and $100K in lottery

Last Tuesday evening, Janis Irwin found out she had won the Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood seat for the NDP. That Thursday, she found out she had won $100,000. “I was just getting my life sorted, was going through my wallet and I checked…