Former Alberta politician who gave seat up for Kenney gets Texas appointment

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 7, 2020 8:03 pm     Updated July 7, 2020 8:05 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A former Alberta legislature member who gave…

Alberta government Bill 32 proposes major changes to union strike rules and funding

Labour unions are accusing the UCP government of attacking workers’ rights in the heart of a job crisis. The province introduced legislation Tuesday designed to drive up investment in Alberta, but as provincial affairs reporter Tom Vernon explains, it includes…

Alberta health-care advocates warn more private surgeries could drive up costs

One day after the Alberta government proposed a new bill that would accelerate approvals of private clinics in order to get more surgeries done, people in the health sector are reacting to how the process could affect health care across the…

Alberta government bill proposes major changes to union strike rules and funding

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 7, 2020 6:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta government is proposing major changes to rules governing unions, including limits on where…

Alberta NDP, Indigenous leaders renew calls for Kenney to fire speechwriter over 2013 essay

Members of Alberta’s official Opposition and some Indigenous leaders have renewed calls for Premier Jason Kenney to fire his speechwriter over a 2013 essay that was critical of how Indigenous issues are framed in Canada, and which argues the narrative…

Schweitzer cleared in ethics case tied to Alberta’s anti-oil funding inquiry

Alberta’s ethics commissioner says Justice Minister Doug Schweitzer did not break the rules when he hired Steve Allan to run a public inquiry into whether foreign money is bankrolling anti-oil protests in Canada. Marguerite Trussler, in a report issued Monday,…

Alberta premier believes presidential hopeful Joe Biden could be swayed to support Keystone XL pipeline

By Lauren Krugel The Canadian Press Posted July 3, 2020 3:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he believes United States presidential hopeful Joe Biden can…

Blackfoot Confederacy calls for Alberta premier to fire speechwriter over residential school comments

The Blackfoot Confederacy has called on Alberta Premier Jason Kenney to fire his speechwriter over comments made in a 2013 essay about residential schools. The essay written by now-Kenney speechwriter Paul Bunner was titled “The ‘Genocide’ That Failed” and was…

Premier Jason Kenney on southern Alberta infrastructure, rural doctors

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney sat down with Global Lethbridge anchor Liam Nixon to talk about a wide range of issues affecting southern Alberta, including new money for infrastructure and agriculture upgrades, rural doctors, the COVID-19 pandemic and the controversy over…

Extended sit-down interview with Alberta Premier Jason Kenney

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney sat down with Global Lethbridge anchor Liam Nixon to talk about a wide range of issues affecting southern Alberta, including new money for infrastructure and agriculture upgrades, rural doctors, the COVID-19 pandemic and the controversy over…