MLAs speak out concerning funding for Lethbridge’s Performing Arts Centre

MLA Shannon Phillips is calling out the provincial government for deciding not to fund a performing arts centre project for downtown Lethbridge. “For the provincial government to essentially just slam the door on new federal funds is concerning,” Phillips explained.…

Alberta government strikes panel to advise on wage cut for alcohol servers

A panel will explore whether cutting the minimum wage for Alberta’s alcohol servers could give them more working hours and boost their overall income with more tips. Labour Minister Jason Copping says the panel of academics, industry leaders and workers…

Liberals plan on running a ‘full slate’ of candidates in Manitoba election

Manitoba’s Liberal leader says his party will be fielding candidates in all 57 ridings for the upcoming provincial election. Currently, the NDP leads all parties with 56 candidates registered on the Elections Manitoba website. The Progressive Conservatives have 49 and…

UCP leads Alberta political parties in financial contributions in 2019

The United Conservative Party has raised the most money among Alberta’s political parties in the first two quarters of 2019. The UCP received 3,185 donations totaling $5,089,332.07; more than $1.5 million of that coming between April 1 and June 30.…

New Brunswick NDP call off leadership convention after lone candidate fails vetting

New Brunswick’s New Democrats are going back to the drawing board in their search for a new leader, postponing a leadership convention planned for this month after the sole candidate did not pass the party’s vetting process. Party president Cyprien…

Analyzing Canada’s electoral landscape

July 21 2019 5:37pm Canadians are scheduled to go to the polls in three months for the federal election. With the unofficial campaign already underway, Eric Sorensen looks at how things are shaping up for the parties. ‘ }); }…

Another appointee linked to former Ford chief of staff Dean French resigns

TORONTO – Another appointee of Doug Ford‘s government has resigned after the Opposition uncovered his ties to the Ontario premier’s former chief of staff. A spokeswoman for Ford confirmed that Ian Neita, who was appointed to the board of Workplace…