NDP wants immediate release of panel report on Alberta finances

Alberta Opposition Leader Rachel Notley says a key report that was due this week on the province’s finances should be released immediately. Notley says a government-appointed panel is operating in secret and Albertans are not getting their say on what…

Alberta NDP demands answers as new allegations surface in connection with UCP leadership race

The NDP is calling for the UCP to answer more questions about the party’s 2017 leadership race after it emerged Alberta’s election commissioner is looking into unproven allegations that Premier Jason Kenney had a party supporter buy UCP memberships without…

5 premiers don cowboy duds, flip pancakes on Calgary Stampede visit

Five premiers donned cowboy duds and flipped pancakes at a Calgary Stampede breakfast hosted by Alberta’s Jason Kenney. Kenney is meeting with Ontario’s Doug Ford, Saskatchewan’s Scott Moe, New Brunswick’s Blaine Higgs and Bob McLeod of the Northwest Territories ahead…

Marathon debate over Alberta’s education bill, GSAs continues in legislature

The marathon debate over gay-straight alliances (GSAs) in Alberta schools was reaching the 40-hour mark on Friday morning as NDP MLAs continued to filibuster legislation, including the UCP’s proposed education act. Story continues below Debate over Bill 8 — the…

Alberta legislature boss chides both UCP, NDP in earplug spat

Alberta’s legislature boss is telling both the government and Opposition members to do better following an angry confrontation in the house over earplugs. Speaker Nathan Cooper says the New Democrats were right to be upset last week when Premier Jason…