Transportation benefits vanish while government denies changes

People living with chronic health conditions who rely on the government for income say money for transportation to medical appointments has disappeared from their payments. Marie Renaud (second from left), NDP Official Opposition Critic for Community and Social Services, speaks…

Alberta NDP urges UCP to rethink changes to Seniors Drug Benefit Program

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 5, 2020 5:41 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s Opposition NDP says changes to drug plan benefits affecting 60,000 people are not only…

Some Alberta drivers to pay 30 per cent more for car insurance in 2020 after rate cap spiked

The Automobile Insurance Rate Board has approved potential rate hikes by insurance companies for Alberta drivers. Postmedia, file Car insurance is about to get a lot more expensive for some drivers in Alberta. The Automobile Insurance Rate Board has approved…

Legislature watch: Fall sitting continues summer trend of repealing legislation

The United Conservative Party government’s “summer of repeal” continued into the fall sitting, as legislators debated their way through 16 government bills. Some of them rolled back landmark policies of the previous government. Agriculture and Forestry Minister Devin Dreeshen (centre)…