B.C. argues it cannot stop Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but it can protect environment

VANCOUVER – A lawyer for the British Columbia government says the province knows it cannot stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but it can enact environmental laws to mitigate the harm it may cause. B.C.’s Court of Appeal is considering…

Alberta election 2019: Find your riding and candidates

Albertans will be heading to the polls before the end of May for a spring election. While the provincial election has yet to be called, by law, it must be held between March 1 and May 31, 2019. Global News…

Political analyst Duane Bratt on ‘degree of collusion’ revealed in Kenney-Callaway campaign emails

March 18 2019 9:23am As leaked emails show the Jason Kenney and Jeff Callaway campaigns worked together to attack and undermine Brian Jean’s UCP leadership run, political analyst Duane Bratt said the emails show how significant the degree of collusion…

Throne speech to be delivered at Alberta legislature as election nears

Alberta’s lieutenant governor is set to deliver the Speech from the Throne on Monday afternoon, and by doing so, open the fifth session of the 29th legislature. The throne speech comes as unofficial campaigning picks up among the province’s political…

B.C. Court of Appeal to hear province’s challenge of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Monday

British Columbia’s Court of Appeal will consider a key question regarding provincial powers in the political battle over the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project during a five-day hearing that starts Monday. The B.C. government’s reference case asks…

Notley calls Kenney unfit to lead Alberta as RCMP probe UCP leadership race

The Alberta RCMP has taken the lead on an investigation into the United Conservative Party’s 2017 leadership race, prompting Premier Rachel Notley to question whether its leader, Jason Kenney, is fit to run the province. On Friday, RCMP told Global…

Edmonton city councillor unimpressed with housing announcement

The province and the feds announced a 10-year, $678-million affordable housing agreement on Friday. Federal Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi and provincial Minister of Seniors and Housing Lori Sigurdson stepped up to a sun-drenched podium in Sherwood Park to…