Conservationists concerned over sale of Crown land in southern Alberta

The Alberta government has auctioned off a parcel of Crown land near Taber, Alta., to an anonymous bidder for $460,000, and that has some conservation groups in the area concerned. “It was our understanding that the government would not be…

Jason Nixon lays out plans for Alberta COVID-19 legislation

March 31 2020 12:28pm Alberta government house leader Jason Nixon announced Tuesday COVID-19 legislation to be debated in the legislature. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON(…

Alberta MLAs to debate COVID-19 legislation

Posted March 31, 2020 7:00 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s government house leader is schedule to hold a media availability Tuesday morning to discuss legislation needed to respond to…

Alberta legislature adjourns until Friday; MLA Jason Nixon to explain adjournment

After a motion on March 17, government officials announced Thursday the Alberta legislature would be adjourned until Friday at 10 a.m. There will be no sitting in the house Thursday because “the public interest requires the Assembly continue to stand…

Jason Kenney addresses legislature over COVID-19 pandemic

March 18 2020 6:45pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney addressed the Alberta legislature Wednesday over the COVID-19 pandemic and worries about the economy. ​ ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var…

Premier Jason Kenney says Alberta facing period of ‘profound adversity’ over oil prices

March 18 2020 6:27pm Oil prices across the world continued to plummet Wednesday, which Premier Jason Kenney addressed during a grim speech inside the Alberta Legislature. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Alberta legislature has emergency debate over COVID-19 response

The Alberta legislature held an emergency debate on Monday to discuss the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE: 74 confirmed coronavirus cases in Alberta; cases detected in all health zones Related News Premier Jason Kenney said the outbreak is…

NDP urges Alberta government not to lay off nurses amid coronavirus pandemic, UCP says resources will remain

Alberta’s NDP caucus is calling on Premier Jason Kenney and his government to scrap any potential plans to lay off nurses as the province grapples with the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. “The NDP is vehemently urging Health Minister Tyler…

Supreme Court declines to hear appeal in Alberta public sector union case

The Supreme Court won’t hear a case involving the rights of public-sector workers in Alberta in a labour dispute with the province’s government. The high court was deciding whether to hear an appeal of a decision made six months ago…

International Women’s Day rally held at Alberta legislature

Rallies were held around the world to mark International Women’s Day on Sunday, including in Edmonton. On the steps of the Alberta legislature, hundreds chanted “women united will never be defeated.” People marched from the legislature to Metro Cinema in…