Edmonton celebrates Pride despite parade cancellation

Edmonton’s Pride festivities took over downtown on Saturday, albeit at a smaller and more subdued scale since the parade was cancelled earlier this year. READ MORE: Alternate pride events following cancellation of Edmonton festival A march to city hall kicked…

Alberta Crown seeking special prosecutor to assist with UCP leadership race investigation

The RCMP investigation into the 2017 United Conservative Party leadership race will be getting some assistance from an outside prosecutor. The Alberta Crown Prosecution Service (ACPS) announced Thursday it is seeking a prosecutor to help advise police as they look…

Merwan Saher replaced as Clerk of Legislative Assembly of Alberta

Merwan Saher was replaced as Chief of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on Friday. Saher’s replacement will be Shannon Dean, according to a news release issued Friday afternoon by Nathan Cooper, the new Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.…

Court to rule Friday if B.C. can limit bitumen in key case for Trans Mountain pipeline

A British Columbia court is set to rule Friday whether the province can restrict shipments of diluted bitumen through its borders, in what will be a crucial decision for the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. The province filed…

Kenney, Notley swap misconduct allegations in Alberta legislature

The first question period at the Alberta legislature under a new government got dirty in a hurry Thursday as Premier Jason Kenney and Opposition Leader Rachel Notley swapped accusations of criminal behaviour, sexual misconduct and harbouring rule-breakers. Notley demanded to…

UCP members sworn in at Alberta legislature ahead of spring session

It’s officially a full house at the Alberta legislature. The 63 members of the United Conservative caucus, including Premier Jason Kenney, were sworn in at the legislature on Tuesday morning. They join 24 members of the Opposition NDP caucus, including…

Alberta legislature resumes with carbon tax, desk thumping on agenda

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s government heads to the legislature this week to make noise with an ambitious legislative agenda while trying to keep a hush on daily affairs. Kenney has promised what he calls a “spring of renewal” in the…

Alberta’s Official Opposition sworn in

May 13 2019 8:06pm Alberta’s NDP MLAs were sworn in to the legislature on Monday. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId…