Alberta Budget 2020: breaking down the biggest impacts to Calgary

Alberta’s United Conservative government tabled its 2020-21 budget on Thursday. The Alberta budget is counting on oil and gas to bounce back while pursuing job salary cuts from thousands of public-sector workers. READ MORE: Alberta budget 2020 mired in red…

Alberta Budget 2020: What does it mean for Red Deer?

In its second provincial budget, the United Conservative government stuck to its plan to reduce spending and create jobs, while stressing its case to the federal government for a “Fair Deal for Alberta.” Budget 2020 cuts operating expenses by about…

Alberta provincial government asks for feedback on municipal election rules

The United Conservative government wants to hear from Albertans — including voters, elected officials, community advocacy groups and campaign volunteers — about the rules that govern municipal and school board elections. For one month, between Feb. 4 and March 4,…

Alberta legislature will convene Feb. 25 for 2nd session

Posted January 15, 2020 6:54 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The second session of the 30th Alberta legislature will convene on Feb. 25 and the government is promising an “ambitious”…

Grizzly oilsands project approved, now awaiting pipeline capacity increases: developer

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 5, 2019 3:05 pm Updated December 5, 2019 3:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The developer of a 12,000-barrel-per-day thermal oilsands project approved…

Democracy Watch calls on Alberta RCMP to investigate UCP’s firing of election commissioner

Non-profit citizen group Democracy Watch sent a letter to Alberta RCMP on Wednesday, asking police to investigate the government’s firing of the election commissioner and whether that constitutes obstructing justice. Scroll down to read the full letter to EPS/RCMP from…

Alberta Budget 2019: Fees and taxes – What will it cost more to do?

The United Conservatives’ first provincial budget focuses on jobs and includes an overall spending cut of 2.8 per cent over the next four years. It also increases some taxes and user fees and will look at adding a few more.…

Alberta Budget 2019: What’s in it for Calgary and Lethbridge?

The United Conservatives’ first provincial budget focuses on jobs and includes an overall spending cut of 2.8 per cent over the next four years. READ MORE: Alberta budget 2019 includes cuts to cities, civil servants, universities Here’s a look at…

Alberta Budget 2019: What’s in it for Edmonton?

The United Conservatives’ first provincial budget focuses on jobs and includes an overall spending cut of 2.8 per cent over the next four years. READ MORE: Alberta budget 2019 includes cuts to cities, civil servants, universities Here’s a look at…

Alberta finance minister says first budget to attack spending, not services

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 23, 2019 3:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews says the first budget of the new United Conservative government…