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…

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…

North Saskatchewan River’s water level on the decline: researchers

Some researchers are warning there will be changes in how the North Saskatchewan River is used in years to come. Glaciers that feed rivers running through the Prairies are slowly melting away. Recently, that caught the attention of Calgary City…

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…

Pro-life rally attracts hundreds of protesters to Alberta legislature grounds

Hundreds of pro-life demonstrators converged at the grounds of the Alberta legislature on Thursday to voice their opinion on an issue that has increasingly come up in Alberta politics of late, whether during the recent election campaign or in legislative…