Government, teacher pension plan changes should be reversed, NDP labour critic says

Alberta should have a law preventing governments from pulling the province out of the Canada Pension Plan, Opposition NDP labour Critic Christina Gray said. Alberta should have a law preventing governments from pulling the province out of the Canada Pension…

Wet’suwet’en rail blockades a ‘serious threat’ to Canadian economy, premier says

Prolonged Indigenous protests blocking key Canadian rail lines could threaten Alberta’s economic recovery this year, Premier Jason Kenney said. First Nations members of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory place a sign reading “Stop Colonization” to a camper at a blockade of…

Cautionary tales should steer government away from P3 projects, NDP says

Kids roasting in classrooms where staff couldn’t control the thermostat and years of hazardous fenced-off mud pits at Edmonton schools are among the warning signs that government should steer clear of public-private partnerships, the Opposition NDP says. Andrea Jackson, a…

Teachers’ association says government documents show public school funding cut by $136 million

Alberta school boards have about $136 million less to spend this school year despite government claims it maintained education funding, according to data released by the Alberta Teachers’ Association. Alberta school boards have about $136 million less to spend this…