Federal Election 2019: Trudeau says ‘all of Canada will always be there” for Alberta

October 19 2019 11:38am Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau spoke about the “difficult times” Alberta has faced on Saturday, when asked whether he’s concerned there could be “political unrest” in the province. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…

UCP leads Alberta political parties following third quarter fundraising

Alberta’s governing United Conservative Party continues to lead all political parties in donations after three quarters of fundraising. Between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30, the UCP raised $5,941,306.53 in donations to its central party and constituency associations; $860,914.46 of that…

Teen climate activist’s Edmonton visit met with counter-protest

October 18 2019 8:00pm International climate activist Greta Thunberg visited Alberta Friday. Perhaps it’s no surprise that her oil country stop was met with some resistance. Fletcher Kent reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof…

Alberta transportation minister adds probation period for drivers after meeting with Humboldt families

Ric McIver said Friday that, after speaking with Humboldt Broncos families, the Alberta government would add a two-year safe-driving probation period for nearly 7,000 drivers who got their Class 1 or 2 driver’s licence before the new training requirement was…

Grant plan to cut Alberta class sizes has failed, says education minister

Alberta’s education minister says a grant program to cut class sizes in schools has spent $3.4 billion over the last 15 years while failing to deliver results. Adriana LaGrange says a report on the Class Size Initiative has barely “moved…

Some Edmonton-area patients are waiting 7-9 months for CT scans

Global News has heard from several patients and doctors who are frustrated with long wait times for CT scans in the Edmonton area. Some can’t get an appointment until spring or summer next year. Computerized tomography (CT) is an imaging…