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…

Solar companies concerned with Alberta rebate program uncertainty

Alberta solar companies are beginning to voice their concerns over a potential backlog of applications for Alberta’s solar rebate program. The program, called the Residential and Commercial Solar Program, was introduced by the NDP government as part of its Climate…

Senate committee passes majority of amendments for Bill C-69

After a thorough clause-by-clause review of hundreds of amendments to Bill C-69, a Senate committee has accepted a majority of the amendments to the Liberal bill that seeks to overhaul the environmental review process for new energy and transportation projects.…

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…

Former Saskatchewan finance minister advising Alberta government on fiscal plan

A former NDP finance minister from Saskatchewan is heading a panel of experts looking into Alberta’s finances. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says Janice MacKinnon will chair the group and come up with a plan by mid-August to get the province…

Notley request for special prosecutor denied for UCP leadership investigations

A request from Alberta’s NDP for a special prosecutor to oversee police investigations into the 2017 UCP leadership race has been denied. On Thursday, Notley wrote to the province’s deputy attorney general calling for Phil Bryden to appoint a special…

Edmonton students walkout opposing government GSA rules

May 3 2019 2:01pm Students around Alberta held a walkout on Friday morning in protest of the new provincial government’s rules on gay-straight alliances. Kent Morrison reports from Edmonton’s Victoria School. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…