Librarians archiving Alberta’s scientific reports before change in government

An Alberta librarian has been archiving much of the provincial government’s online content — including studies on health, climate change policy and poverty reduction — to prepare for a change in government. Katie Cuyler, who is leading the project, is…

Transfer of power in Alberta begins following Alberta election

Outgoing premier Rachel Notley and incoming premier Jason Kenney are beginning the transfer of power following the Alberta election. The two leaders have met at Government House in Edmonton for a briefing. Watch below: NDP Leader Rachel Notley said her…

NDP Leader Rachel Notley speaks about her ‘incredibly seasoned’ caucus

April 18 2019 1:21pm When asked about who NDP Leader Rachel Notley might place in critic positions, she said she’s encouraged by her “incredibly seasoned, well-informed” caucus. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

‘Albertans will be disappointed’ with two-party legislature: pollster

For the first time since 1993, representatives from only two of Alberta’s political parties will be heading to the legislature. It’s only the fourth time this has happened in the province’s history. In 1905 and 1913 the Liberals took power…

Alberta election hot take: Who could make up Jason Kenney’s UCP cabinet?

Albertans have selected the United Conservative Party to form the province’s new government, which means many first-time MLAs and a brand new cabinet. The UCP, formed two years ago by a merger of the Progressive Conservative and Wildrose parties, held…

Alberta election 2019: ridings that remain undeclared

Jason Kenney and his United Conservative Party won a majority government in Tuesday’s Alberta election, but three ridings remain undeclared. As of Wednesday morning, Calgary-Falconridge, Calgary-Curry, and Banff-Kananaskis were too close to call. Calgary-Falconridge Story continues below UCP candidate Devinder Toor…

Alberta legislature will be made up of just 2 parties: what does that mean?

After the April 16 provincial election, the Alberta legislature will have just two parties represented: United Conservatives and New Democrats. The UCP won a majority government after one of the most divisive campaigns the province has ever seen. READ MORE:…

Major upsets in the Alberta election

Tuesday’s provincial election in Alberta had dozens of seats change hands between the United Conservatives and NDP. Below are some of the major upsets. Larivee falls in Lesser Slave Lake Danielle Larivee, minister of children’s services and status of women,…