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 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…

Alberta government creates pair of industry panels to help reduce regulatory red tape

Alberta is moving into the next phase of its plan to cut regulatory red tape. Premier Jason Kenney’s government has announced that two industry panels tasked with advising it on redundant and ineffectual rules will begin meeting next week. READ…

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.…