Transfer of power in Alberta begins following Alberta election

Outgoing premier Rachel Notley and incoming premier Jason Kenney are beginning the transfer of power following the Alberta election. The two leaders have met at Government House in Edmonton for a briefing. Watch below: NDP Leader Rachel Notley said her…

NDP Leader Rachel Notley speaks about her ‘incredibly seasoned’ caucus

April 18 2019 1:21pm When asked about who NDP Leader Rachel Notley might place in critic positions, she said she’s encouraged by her “incredibly seasoned, well-informed” caucus. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

NDP Leader Rachel Notley disappointed in delay on Trans Mountain pipeline expansion decision

April 18 2019 1:19pm NDP Leader Rachel Notley said while she is disappointed in the federal government’s move to delay its decision on Trans Mountain, she said there is a need to get it right. ‘ }); } else {…

Albertans react to UCP’s Kenney winning election

Jason Kenney, Alberta’s next premier, was elected after campaigning on promises to reverse the downturn in the province’s oil and gas industry. As Heather Yourex-West reports, the struggling economy has put pressure on almost every sector, and created deep political…

Questions raised about Canada’s embrace of female leaders after Notley is turfed from office in Alberta

The gradual disappearance of women from the ranks of Canada’s premiers raises questions about society’s willingness to embrace true equality, former female leaders and political pundits said Wednesday. Women made up nearly half of the country’s provincial and territorial leaders…

By the numbers: Alberta election 2019

Alberta’s April 16 election saw a major shift in the province’s landscape with the United Conservative Party winning a majority government. The UCP and NDP were the only parties to win seats on Tuesday night, with the Alberta Party’s two…