Arbitration decision deadline prompting government to ‘ram’ through wage delay bill, union says

The Alberta government is taking “undemocratic” steps to race a labour bill through the legislature to beat an arbitrator’s potential ruling on government workers’ wages, the province’s largest union says. Government house leader Jason Nixon said there’s no effort to…

NDP accuses government of spreading misinformation about GSA bill

LGBTQ+ students remained political ping-pong balls in the Alberta legislature as the NDP opposition accused the government of spreading misinformation about an education bill before the house. NDP Leader Rachel Notley said the United Conservative Party government is incorrect by…

Economists skeptical of jobs promised by corporate tax cuts

As Treasury Board and Finance Minister Travis Toews introduced a bill Tuesday to slash tax Alberta’s corporate taxes, he repeated a campaign pledge that the cuts should create at least 55,000 jobs in Alberta. Premier Jason Kenney and Finance Minister…

NDP asks ethics commissioner to investigate premier’s UCP fundraising letter

New Democrats want Alberta’s ethics commissioner to investigate what they say is a potential ethical violation by Premier Jason Kenney allegedly using his political post to solicit party donations. The NDP is asking Alberta’s ethics commissioner to investigate fundraising letters…