Portrait of former Speaker Robert Wanner unveiled at Alberta legislature

Former Speaker Robert Wanner’s work serving Albertans was honoured on Monday when a portrait of him was unveiled at the legislature in Edmonton. “With his meaningful work in social services and his personal dedication to community development, Speaker Wanner was…

What are Albertans saying about Wexit?

While some Albertans are feeling a sense of alienation from the rest of the country, there is a group that is pushing for separation. Provincial affairs reporter Tom Vernon sits down with 630 CHED’s Ryan Jespersen and Global News Radio…

Majority of Canadians believe we are more divided than ever: Ipsos poll

December 9 2019 8:47pm The uneasy feeling that the country is more divided now is simmering across Canada, especially in Alberta and Saskatchewan, according to an Ipsos poll. Gord Steinke and Linda Olsen speak with Kyle Braid with Ipsos for…

Political panel discusses what Albertans are saying about equalization

Provincial affairs reporter Tom Vernon sits down with 630 CHED’s Ryan Jespersen and Global News Radio 770 CHQR’s Danielle Smith to talk more about equalization and how it plays a role in western alienation. Jespersen and Smith talk about what…

Premier Kenney pitches Alberta ‘fair deal’ plan in Ottawa

December 9 2019 8:12pm Premier Jason Kenny laid out a five-point plan aimed at helping Alberta’s struggling economy to an audience in Ottawa. Silvana Benolich reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Toronto holding public consultations while catching up with digital policy

As Toronto moves toward using more digital technologies to improve day-to-day operations, the City is looking to develop guidelines for how it all comes together. The City is holding its second of three public consultation sessions on Monday to help…

Trudeau speaks with Premier Higgs about potential Fredericton abortion clinic closure

Justin Trudeau and New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs discussed the potential closure of the province’s only abortion clinic on Monday, according to the prime minister’s office (PMO). A PMO release indicates Higgs and Trudeau “discussed shared priorities,” where Trudeau “reaffirmed…