Greta Thunberg’s Alberta visit igniting further discussion on climate change

“We are not doing this because we want to. We aren’t doing it because it’s fun.” Those series of words from 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg elicited thunderous applause and shouts from the crowd gathered at the Alberta legislature…

Calgary climate activists board buses for Edmonton climate change rally

About 80 Calgary climate change activists boarded two buses at North Hill Centre on Friday for a three-hour ride to join 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg for a march and rally at the Alberta Legislature. Ten-year-old Teo Lee-Tibbals, travelling with…

Climate march and counter-rally at Alberta legislature amid Greta Thunberg’s visit

Albertans are planning to hit Edmonton’s streets Friday in duelling demonstrations to mark a visit by a well-known climate campaigner. Sixteen-year-old Swedish student Greta Thunberg will join Climate Justice Edmonton in a march from a park to a noon rally…

Alberta NDP urges UCP government to re-instate ‘critical highway safety measures’

Less than a week after Alberta’s UCP government confirmed that some truck drivers would be permanently exempt from new training safety standards, the Alberta NDP was joined by family members of the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash urging…

UCP says Alberta’s energy war room’s ‘internal operations’ not subject to freedom of information laws

The Kenney government’s so-called “energy war room,” which is aimed at countering criticism of Alberta’s energy industry, is coming under fire again after the province revealed its “internal operations” won’t be subject to freedom of information laws. “Albertans should be…

Alberta transportation minister says some truck drivers permanently exempt from training standards enacted after Broncos crash

With growing calls for clarity on the matter from parents of victims in the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy, Alberta’s transportation minister confirmed Thursday that some truck drivers will be permanently exempt from new training standards announced in the wake of…