Former Saskatchewan premier sees 4 ways to reduce increasing western separation sentiment

Former Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall has a few ideas for things the federal government can do right away to cool the increasing separatist sentiment coming from the west. On Tuesday, results of an Ipsos poll were released, suggesting more and…

Alberta government asks Court of Appeal whether Bill C-69 is constitutional

The Alberta government has officially asked the province’s Appeal Court whether Ottawa’s new environmental assessment process for major construction projects like pipelines is constitutional. The government filed its challenge with the court on Tuesday, asking it whether the federal government…

Kenney falsely accuses federal Liberals for $2.5M grant to attack energy industry in deleted tweet

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney took to Twitter on Wednesday, accusing the federal Liberal government of approving a $2.5-million grant to a “left wing special interest group.” However, the funding was granted to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)…

Canada is exploring Criminal Code reforms to halt conversion therapy

Federal cabinet ministers have written all provincial and territorial governments and urged them to halt conversion therapy as the federal Liberals explore reforming the Criminal Code to “prevent, punish and deter” the discredited practice. Story continues below “Conversion therapy is…

Federal gov’t announces $159 million in improvements for Trans-Canada Highway in B.C.

The Trans-Canada Highway in B.C.’s Interior will receive $159 million in improvements, the federal government announced on Wednesday. The improvements includes lane widening, bridge replacements, consolidating access roads, improving rock catchments, altering medians for better visibility, adding passing lanes and…

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer should eject colleague Michael Cooper from the Tory caucus over things the MP said about online hate in a parliamentary hearing last week, says a Liberal MP. Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer’s decision to…

Watch: Iveson heartened by Trudeau’s willingness to work directly with cities

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson about municipal funding and said that the carbon tax would be applied to Alberta as well as carbon rebates at tax time so that no one would get away with…