5 premiers don cowboy duds, flip pancakes on Calgary Stampede visit

Five premiers donned cowboy duds and flipped pancakes at a Calgary Stampede breakfast hosted by Alberta’s Jason Kenney. Kenney is meeting with Ontario’s Doug Ford, Saskatchewan’s Scott Moe, New Brunswick’s Blaine Higgs and Bob McLeod of the Northwest Territories ahead…

Marathon debate over Alberta’s education bill, GSAs continues in legislature

The marathon debate over gay-straight alliances (GSAs) in Alberta schools was reaching the 40-hour mark on Friday morning as NDP MLAs continued to filibuster legislation surrounding the groups. Story continues below Debate over Bill 8 — the Education Amendment Act…

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…

Pride flags being raised at Alberta legislature, Edmonton City Hall Friday

Rainbow flags are being raised at both the Alberta legislature grounds and Edmonton City Hall on Friday to celebrate Pride. June is Pride Month, a 30-day celebration of the impact the LGBTQ community has had on the world, as well…

Province to announce plans for Alberta’s education system, Bill 8

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange will discuss Bill 8, the Education Amendment Act 2019, and changes to Alberta’s education system Wednesday afternoon. A news conference is scheduled at the Alberta Legislature at 3:30 p.m. Global News will livestream the media availability…