Alberta UCP asking arbitrators to cut public service pay by 2%

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 29, 2019 5:33 pm Updated October 29, 2019 5:38 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta government is seeking wage rollbacks as binding…

Alberta government announces its ‘energy war room’ will be launching soon

By The Canadian Press Posted October 9, 2019 4:58 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s energy war room is now on a legal footing and will soon be up and…

Restraint coming, but not Klein-era budget cuts, Kenney tells Alberta municipal leaders

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says there will be spending restraint in the upcoming budget but it won’t resemble the fiscal bloodletting of the early 1990s. The United Conservative leader, in a speech to municipal leaders, says any reductions will be…

Alberta nurses launching legal challenge of province’s wage arbitration bill

The union representing Alberta’s nurses has instructed its legal team to launch a legal challenge of the United Conservative government’s Bill 9, arguing it’s a breach of contract and in violation of nurses’ Charter rights. Bill 9 imposes a delay…

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…

The path to power in Alberta election 2019

When it comes to this Alberta election, the math is all-important. With 87 seats in the legislature, a party needs 44 to form a majority government. The province can be broken down into three battlegrounds: Calgary with 26 seats, Greater…

Former United Conservative MLA denies stuffing ballot box 5 months ago

An Alberta legislature member who quit the United Conservative caucus five months ago in a scandal over ballot box stuffing now says he didn’t do it. Prab Gill says he had barely read the party’s investigation report when he accepted its findings of…