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…

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…

Senate committee passes majority of amendments for Bill C-69

After a thorough clause-by-clause review of hundreds of amendments to Bill C-69, a Senate committee has accepted a majority of the amendments to the Liberal bill that seeks to overhaul the environmental review process for new energy and transportation projects.…

Recount confirms United Conservatives won in tight Calgary-Falconridge race

A ballot recount has confirmed that the United Conservative Party candidate received the most votes in a tight Alberta election race in Calgary — but by a slightly slimmer margin than the original tally. The first count had the UCP’s…

Judge overseeing recount in tight race for Calgary-Falconridge

Ballots from a tight race in last month’s Alberta election are being recounted by hand in a Calgary courtroom. United Conservative candidate Devinder Toor won the Calgary-Falconridge seat by 96 votes on April 16. A judicial recount was requested by…

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…

Alberta’s Official Opposition to be sworn in Monday afternoon

The Official Opposition will be sworn in to the Alberta legislature on Monday afternoon. The Alberta NDP won 24 seats in the April 16 election. The party’s two dozen MLAs, including NDP Leader Rachel Notley, will be sworn in at…

Alberta students stage walkout in protest of amendments to Bill 24

May 3 2019 6:52pm Hundreds of students across Alberta walked out the front doors of their schools at 9:30 a.m. Friday to protest the Kenney government’s plan to change Bill 24. Jenna Freeman reports. ‘ }); } else { var…

Calgary students stage walkout in support of gay-straight alliances

May 3 2019 2:07pm Students in Calgary participated in a province-wide walkout to protest changes to policies surrounding gay-straight alliances. Joel Senick reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var…