Ottawa announces $9B aid for students, including monthly benefit

April 22 2020 8:34pm Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Wednesday a $9-billion aid package for university and college students impacted by the COVID-19 shutdowns, including financial relief. Sarah Ryan reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

Coronavirus: Alberta employers and workers welcome government help, but remain worried

Business owners and employees in the Edmonton area say they are relieved to see promises of help coming from Canadian governments. They need it. Colleen Pushor owns Caprice Cleaning in Sherwood Park. In the last few days about a third…

3 new judges appointed to Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 6, 2020 3:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Three new judges appointed to Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench are all from Edmonton. Melanie…

‘It’s been tough’: Federal civil servants lament 4 years of issues with Phoenix pay system

Approximately 100 people gathered in downtown Edmonton Wednesday to voice their continued concerns over the Phoenix pay system. The federal government brought in the system four years ago for all employees and it continues to be plagued with issues. READ…

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…

Alberta’s ‘Fair Deal Panel’ holds town hall in Calgary

Alberta’s “Fair Deal Panel” is making its way across Alberta, holding a town hall in Calgary on Tuesday night. The panel is made up of current and former politicians along with business, Indigenous and legal leaders. Related News They have…

After meeting with Trudeau, Kenney says next few weeks critical for Alberta-Ottawa relations

Both Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and the federal Liberal government are describing a meeting Tuesday between Kenney and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as a frank and realistic discussion. But after the meeting, Kenney said the next few weeks will be…