Regina Lewvan MP Erin Weir not seeking re-election

Regina Lewvan MP Erin Weir announced Tuesday that he will not be seeking re-election in the upcoming federal election. Story continues below Weir currently sits under the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) banner after he was kicked out of the NDP…

New Alberta education minister addresses teachers’ conference

Following a contentious election campaign, Alberta’s new education minister addressed the Alberta Teachers’ Association for the first time on Saturday. “I am deeply honoured and humbled to stand before you as the newly minted minister of education,” Adriana LaGrange told…

Ontario NDP slams impact of larger class mandate on Toronto secondary schools

TORONTO – Ontario’s NDP education critic is criticizing the provincial government’s decision to increase secondary school class sizes as more details emerge on the impacts of the move. Marit Stiles said in a release Saturday that “kids continue to pay…

Solar companies concerned with Alberta rebate program uncertainty

Alberta solar companies are beginning to voice their concerns over a potential backlog of applications for Alberta’s solar rebate program. The program, called the Residential and Commercial Solar Program, was introduced by the NDP government as part of its Climate…

Sackville-Cobequid byelection to be held next month

The Nova Scotia government has announced that the byelection for Sackville-Cobequid will be held on June 18. The seat in the constituency opened up in November when NDP MLA Dave Wilson announced he was stepping down. READ MORE: Nova Scotia NDP…

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…

Ford government cuts $46M from provincial police budget

TORONTO – Ontario is planning to cut about $46 million this year from the provincial police budget. The Progressive Conservative government’s expenditure estimates for this year show the funding drop, which largely comes out of “field and traffic services.” READ…

Polls suggest tight race and frustrated voters with one week to N.L. election

With Newfoundland and Labrador a week away from a general election, three recent polls with conflicting results suggest a tight race between the Liberals and Tories. READ MORE: Newfoundland and Labrador provincial election called for May 16 Story continues below…