Conscience rights bill, recall legislation likely to die if UCP granted prorogation

Four bills that were introduced when MLAs were still sitting in the legislature will effectively die if Premier Jason Kenney’s government receives approval for its plan to not have the Legislative Assembly reconvene until late February. One of those pieces…

Finance Minister Bill Morneau finds ‘alignment’ at pre-budget roundtable in Calgary

There was “more alignment” than expected with federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau at a pre-budget roundtable with the Business Council of Alberta on Thursday, according to the group’s president. But economic fear that has boosted separatist sentiment in Alberta will…

Universities over-budget; need to freeze travel, hiring, hosting: Alberta government

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 16, 2020 1:13 pm Updated January 16, 2020 1:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s advanced education minister says post-secondary schools are going…

United Nurses of Alberta says AHS seeking 4-year wage freeze, premium rollbacks

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 15, 2020 10:02 pm Updated January 15, 2020 10:08 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The union that represents registered nurses in the province…

Alberta legislature will convene Feb. 25 for 2nd session

Posted January 15, 2020 6:54 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The second session of the 30th Alberta legislature will convene on Feb. 25 and the government is promising an “ambitious”…

UCP government launches online survey to get Albertans’ input on upcoming budget

Posted January 15, 2020 1:10 am Updated January 15, 2020 1:11 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ It’s been less than three months since the United Conservative Party presented its first-ever…