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…

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…

Cutting pink tape: Alberta auto insurance cards going digital

Alberta drivers forever fumbling through their glove boxes for their insurance pink slip are being given a digital option. The province says as of now insurance companies can send the information electronically for drivers to use on their mobile devices.…

Citizen feedback wanted as part of Alberta Health Services review

As the provincial government carries out a comprehensive review of Alberta Health Services, citizens are being asked to share their feedback on the health authority. Albertans are asked to provide their feedback and suggestions on how AHS can reduce costs…

Alberta libraries concerned after provincial funding put on hold

August 7 2019 8:19pm There are fears balancing the Alberta budget could put the squeeze on public libraries across the province. Officials say funding they are counting on might get shelved in the fall. Adam MacVicar reports. ‘ }); }…

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…