Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley says she will vote NDP on Monday

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 18, 2019 4:13 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s Opposition leader says she’ll be voting for the NDP candidate in her riding on…

Alberta legislation would unplug NDP plan to change electricity power market

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 17, 2019 6:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta has introduced legislation to follow through on its promise to end the plan to…

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg in Edmonton Friday for climate strike

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 16, 2019 2:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Swedish activist Greta Thunberg is planning to be at the Alberta legislature Friday for a…

Families of Humboldt Broncos bus crash victims speak out against driver training exemptions

October 16 2019 2:10pm The Alberta Opposition is teaming up with the parents of victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash over their concerns about the UCP’s approach to new truck driver safety standards. ‘ }); } else { var…

Wind power developers upbeat about Alberta despite end of power project auctions

Panellists at a wind energy conference in Calgary say Alberta is still the best place in Canada to build renewable power projects despite the United Conservative government’s decision to unplug the previous NDP regime’s project auctions. Grant Arnold, CEO of…

Rachel Notley visits Lethbridge for budget town hall

Rachel Notley stopped in Lethbridge on Tuesday evening as the leader of Alberta’s Official Opposition continued the NDP caucus’ budget town hall tour of the province. Story continues below Premier Jason Kenney announced Monday that his government will release its…

Premier Jason Kenney pitching more Alberta oil in wake of Saudi supply disruption

The supply disruption caused by an attack on a major Saudi oil processing facility has renewed calls from Alberta politicians to get more energy from that province into the world market. “Instability in the Middle East underscores the importance of…

Labour Day sees dueling messages from Alberta UCP and NDP

On the Labour Day holiday Monday, Alberta’s United Conservative government and the Official Opposition both sent out news releases — with very different messages. Premier Jason Kenney said Labour Day is about making the most of the final days of…

Alberta government won’t keep cap on auto insurance rate increases

A spokesperson for Alberta’s UCP government confirmed to Global News on Friday afternoon that it will not continue to limit auto insurance providers to a maximum five per cent annual rate hike as the previous government had done. Story continues…

Teachers, supporters gather at Alberta legislature to protest government’s curriculum review

A group of teachers, teachers’ aides and their supporters rallied at the Alberta legislature Wednesday at noon to protest the composition of a panel chosen by the United Conservative government to re-evaluate the school curriculum. “We’ve seen time and time…