Only ‘pro-business’ Calgary councillors invited to meeting with municipal affairs minister

Alberta’s municipal affairs minister had his first meeting with Calgary city council members in July but it was a meeting only certain councillors were invited to. It took place in Calgary on July 9. A spokesperson for Kaycee Madu’s office…

Natural gas producers demand government action in open letter to Kenney

The CEOs of nine Alberta natural gas producers have released an open letter to Premier Jason Kenney asking him to show “bold leadership” in supporting a plan to restrict production to boost low gas prices. The letter warns that the…

Protesters demand end to chuckwagon races, rally outside Alberta premier’s office

A group of protesters gathered outside Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s office on Tuesday, calling for an end to chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede. Six horses died competing in the chuckwagon races at the event this year, bringing the total…

RCMP speak to more Alberta cabinet ministers as part of investigation into UCP leadership race

At least four UCP cabinet ministers have now spoken to the RCMP as they investigate allegations of criminal wrongdoing in connection with the party’s 2017 leadership race. On Friday, spokespeople for Leela Aheer, minister of culture, multiculturalism and status of…

Kenney tells premiers’ meeting national unity still threatened

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he still believes national unity is under threat despite two days of collaborative discussions with the country’s leaders. Kenney said his province contributes billions of dollars to Canada’s economy but is blocked in by some…

UCP to review funding promised to Lethbridge by NDP for supportive housing

Millions of dollars in provincial funding for supportive housing in Lethbridge has been put on hold by Alberta’s United Conservative government. The $11.2 million promised by the former Alberta NDP government in December 2018, was to go towards building a…

Quebec energy, health care, cannabis on agenda for final day of annual premiers gathering

Canada’s premiers are meeting in Saskatoon on the final day of their annual gathering with Quebec expected to be at the centre of talks. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he is trying to work with Quebec Premier Francois Legault on…

Premiers ask Ottawa to negotiate exemption to ‘damaging’ Buy American policies 

SASKATOON — Canada’s premiers want the federal government to seek an exemption from the United States for its Buy American measures. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe told reporters that trade was one matter being discussed Wednesday at the annual premiers’ conference.…

Health care, trade on the agenda as Canada’s premiers set to meet in Saskatchewan

July 10 2019 9:07am Canada’s premiers are set to meet in Saskatchewan on Wednesday, with multiple topics including health care and reducing trade barriers are expected to be on the books for discussions. Kyle Benning reports. ‘ }); } else…