Alberta government calls on Ottawa to reverse military health funding change

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 9, 2019 5:30 pm Updated October 9, 2019 5:36 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro is calling on the…

Bill C-69 enters into law, and Alberta’s UCP government says it plans constitutional challenge

The federal government’s contentious bill to set up a new authority to assess industrial projects like pipelines, mines and inter-provincial highways, was proclaimed into law on Wednesday and Alberta’s UCP government responded swiftly. “Under the constitution, Alberta has clear and…

Liberals pledge $4M in funding for arts and culture in Alberta

A Liberal MP announced a big investment for arts and culture in Alberta as one of the province’s biggest cultural events came to a close in Edmonton. On the last day of the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, Edmonton-Centre MP…

Liberal justice minister ‘committed’ to criminalizing conversion therapy, says Edmonton MP

Attendees at a government roundtable in Edmonton on Thursday were assured that Ottawa is still exploring the possibility of making conversion therapy a Criminal Code offence. Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault, a special adviser to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on…

Federal government to fund Indigenous groups’ energy projects in B.C. and Alberta

The federal government is providing up to $6 million in funding to help Indigenous communities in British Columbia and Alberta increase their participation in energy infrastructure projects. Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi made the announcement Wednesday. Funds will be provided…

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)…