Transfer of power in Alberta begins following Alberta election

Outgoing premier Rachel Notley and incoming premier Jason Kenney are beginning the transfer of power following the Alberta election. The two leaders have met at Government House in Edmonton for a briefing. Watch below: NDP Leader Rachel Notley said her…

‘Albertans will be disappointed’ with two-party legislature: pollster

For the first time since 1993, representatives from only two of Alberta’s political parties will be heading to the legislature. It’s only the fourth time this has happened in the province’s history. In 1905 and 1913 the Liberals took power…

Calgary GSA students react to Jason Kenney’s victory in provincial election

After the Alberta election votes were counted on Tuesday night, many members of the LGBTQ community said they were grieving and feeling disappointed. Many said it felt like a rejection from the province. LGBTQ advocate and Calgarian Pam Rocker said…

By the numbers: Alberta election 2019

Alberta’s April 16 election saw a major shift in the province’s landscape with the United Conservative Party winning a majority government. The UCP and NDP were the only parties to win seats on Tuesday night, with the Alberta Party’s two…

Metro Vancouver gas prices reach all time high

April 17 2019 2:06pm A day after the UCP was elected in Alberta the gas prices in Metro Vancouver reached another all time high. As Kent Morrison reports, experts say it’s unlike the two are connected. ‘ }); } else…

NDP MLA-elect expresses concern for LGBTQ community after UCP win

April 17 2019 2:05pm NDP MLA-elect Janis Irwin voiced concern for the LGBTQ community following the UCP’s majority government victory. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON(…

Alberta election hot take: Who could make up Jason Kenney’s UCP cabinet?

Albertans have selected the United Conservative Party to form the province’s new government, which means many first-time MLAs and a brand new cabinet. The UCP, formed two years ago by a merger of the Progressive Conservative and Wildrose parties, held…

Notley will stay on to represent Edmonton-Strathcona, lead Official Opposition: Alberta election 2019

After losing Alberta’s premiership Tuesday night, NDP Leader Rachel Notley announced she will stay on to represent her riding, Edmonton-Strathcona, and lead the official Opposition in the legislature. Notley said it was an honour to serve as premier and will…

Major upsets in the Alberta election

Tuesday’s provincial election in Alberta had dozens of seats change hands between the United Conservatives and NDP. Below are some of the major upsets. Larivee falls in Lesser Slave Lake Danielle Larivee, minister of children’s services and status of women,…