Jason Kenney bringing 5 demands to Justin Trudeau: ‘We are simply asking for a fair deal’

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are set to meet face-to-face Tuesday, for the first time since voters in that province threw out all of its Liberal MPs. Kenney had made the case for months leading up…

Portrait of former Speaker Robert Wanner unveiled at Alberta legislature

Former Speaker Robert Wanner’s work serving Albertans was honoured on Monday when a portrait of him was unveiled at the legislature in Edmonton. “With his meaningful work in social services and his personal dedication to community development, Speaker Wanner was…

Kenney outlines what he hopes to accomplish in meeting with Trudeau

December 9 2019 4:19pm Ahead of his meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney outlined his goals of the meeting with reporters in Ottawa. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Kenney calls Trudeau’s net-zero carbon emissions goal ‘aspirational target’

December 9 2019 4:16pm After speaking to the Canadian Club of Ottawa on Monday, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney met with reporters and was asked about the prime minister’s 2050 goal of reaching net-zero carbon emissions. ‘ }); } else {…

Equalization sparks western anger; 1 economist says that anger is a political tool

This story is part of a special on western alienation. Click here for more coverage.  Many Albertans may already be confused and upset by equalization. A retired economics professor says some politicians like it that way. “I think many politicians…

Edmonton Public Schools to consider hiking bus fees after UCP budget results in funding shortfall

Edmonton Public Schools trustees are expected to discuss proposed increases to school bus fees next week, and a recommendation report cites the elimination of a funding grant in October’s provincial budget as being the reason for the proposal. “I guess…

Alberta legislature sitting wraps up with 16 bills delivered, much controversy

The fall sitting of the Alberta legislature has wrapped up, delivering 16 bills while serving up acrimony, controversy and a dash of pettiness. The last day came with both sides accusing each other of breaking a deal to share the…