NDP wants new ethics review of Alberta government over election watchdog firing

Alberta’s Opposition is renewing its attempt to have the ethics commissioner investigate whether the government was in a conflict of interest when it passed legislation firing an elections official investigating Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party. READ MORE: Alberta government firing…

Kenney speaks to media for first time after Bill 22 passed through the legislature

November 22 2019 2:27pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney talks to the media for the first time since his government passed Bill 22, to fire the elections commissioner amid an investigation into the 2017 UCP leadership vote. ‘ }); } else…

Premier Jason Kenney returns to Alberta amid Bill 22 controversy

Premier Jason Kenney will appear in front of reporters Friday, for the first time since the political battle over Bill 22 began. Kenney is scheduled to attend the groundbreaking of a youth mental health facility in Calgary Friday morning, after…

Drama over Bill 22 continues at Alberta legislature; ethics commissioner cannot ‘delay proceedings’

The ethics commissioner has responded to a request from Opposition Leader Rachel Notley, asking for UCP MLAs to be banned from voting on the contentious Bill 22. Since the bill would terminate the contract of the province’s election watchdog —…

Alberta opposition leader ousted from legislature hasn’t decided when she’ll return

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 20, 2019 2:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta Opposition Leader Rachel Notley says she hasn’t decided when she will return to the…

Rachel Notley kicked out of Alberta legislature for comment on election watchdog’s dismissal

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 19, 2019 5:06 pm Updated November 19, 2019 5:07 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta NDP Opposition Leader Rachel Notley has been kicked…

Alberta government firing election commissioner who was investigating leadership

Alberta’s United Conservative government is firing the province’s election commissioner, but says it’s not because he is investigating the party and has fined it more than $200,000. Finance Minister Travis Toews says the decision to end Lorne Gibson’s contract is…

Jeff Callaway files new court challenge against Alberta’s election commissioner

Former United Conservative Party leadership candidate Jeff Callaway has filed a court challenge against a ruling by Alberta’s election commissioner that he pay back campaign donations. Commissioner Lorne Gibson is currently investigating irregular campaign contributions to Callaway’s leadership campaign. In…