Alberta legislation would unplug NDP plan to change electricity power market

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 17, 2019 6:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta has introduced legislation to follow through on its promise to end the plan to…

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg in Edmonton Friday for climate strike

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 16, 2019 2:14 pm Updated October 16, 2019 2:17 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Swedish activist Greta Thunberg is planning to be at…

Energize Alberta fined by Election Commissioner in Callaway UCP leadership investigation

Energize Alberta, an organization linked to Jeff Callaway’s United Conservative Party leadership bid, has been fined $15,673 by Alberta’s Election Commissioner for prohibited contributions. Callaway’s run for UCP leader has been dubbed the so-called kamikaze campaign. Related News Energize Alberta…

UCP says Alberta’s energy war room’s ‘internal operations’ not subject to freedom of information laws

The Kenney government’s so-called “energy war room,” which is aimed at countering criticism of Alberta’s energy industry, is coming under fire again after the province revealed its “internal operations” won’t be subject to freedom of information laws. “Albertans should be…

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…

Wind power developers upbeat about Alberta despite end of power project auctions

Panellists at a wind energy conference in Calgary say Alberta is still the best place in Canada to build renewable power projects despite the United Conservative government’s decision to unplug the previous NDP regime’s project auctions. Grant Arnold, CEO of…

Alberta to introduce bills on farm safety, greenhouse gas emissions

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 7, 2019 1:04 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s government house leader says new rules will be introduced this fall on farm safety…

Opposition to Bill 9 continues with information picket at University of Lethbridge

Members of the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) continued to voice their opposition to Bill 9 in Lethbridge on Friday. AUPE members and allies banded together outside the University of Lethbridge to host an information picket and to protest…

Alberta government approves $30M in disaster funding for wildfire, flood damage

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 3, 2019 11:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Wildfires and too much rain this year will put a $30-million dent in Alberta’s finances.…

Finance minister to host two telephone town halls ahead of Alberta budget

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 3, 2019 4:36 pm Updated October 3, 2019 4:39 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s finance minister is hosting two telephone town halls…