Councillor sets ambitious target to get people to ride Edmonton Transit

Andrew Knack wants to see ridership on Edmonton Transit quadruple over the next 10 years. The city councillor spoke openly of setting that ambitious goal during Monday’s meeting of executive committee, however, he watered down comments after some urging from…

Consultation, possible changes after pushback against conscience rights bill

More than 200 people gathered to protest Bill 207, a private member’s bill to legislate physician’s conscience rights to refuse treatment or referrals to patients on moral or religious grounds, at the Alberta Legislature building on Saturday, November 16, 2019.…

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…