Alberta Health Services cutting hundreds of nursing positions: UNA and NDP

November 29 2019 2:03pm Hundreds of front-line health workers have been notified they could be losing their jobs. Alberta Health Services says several hundred positions will be cut over the next three years. Tom Vernon has the details. ‘ });…

Two private member’s bills move forward in Alberta legislature

The Election Recall Act passed second reading in the legislature Monday afternoon. Ian Kucerak / Ian Kucerak/Edmonton Sun Legislators moved a private member’s bill forward Monday afternoon that could give voters a way to throw out elected MLAs, and another…

Alberta’s controversial ‘conscience rights’ Bill 207 voted down in committee hearing

UCP MLA Dan Williams’ private member’s bill dealing with conscience rights was voted down at a committee hearing at the Alberta Federal Building on Thursday night. Bill 207, intended to further entrench health care providers’ ability to deny services or…

Alberta unions react to provincial panel saying savings to be found in health, education

Union leaders are speaking out after a provincial panel said Alberta is overspending on things like health and education. As Sarah Komadina explains, unions are worried about what the recommendations means for their membership and their relationship with the government.

Quebec energy, health care, cannabis on agenda for final day of annual premiers gathering

Canada’s premiers are meeting in Saskatoon on the final day of their annual gathering with Quebec expected to be at the centre of talks. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he is trying to work with Quebec Premier Francois Legault on…