Alberta premier Jason Kenney campaigns for CPC in Winnipeg

Alberta premier Jason Kenney is continuing to campaign for the federal Conservative Party of Canada, making his latest stop outside of Alberta in Winnipeg on Saturday. Kenney made the trip to campaign alongside Conservative candidate Marty Morantz in the Charleswood-St.…

Alberta introduces ‘Clare’s Law’ bill that will allow access to partner’s criminal records

Alberta is introducing legislation first developed in Britain that allows people in abusive relationships to request information about a partner’s criminal record. Premier Jason Kenney said Wednesday that the bill, modelled after Clare’s Law in the United Kingdom, could save…

UCP won’t seek meeting with Greta Thunberg during her Alberta visit

The Alberta government won’t seek out a meeting with teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, but Environment Minister Jason Nixon said he hopes the Swedish girl takes time to learn about the province’s oil and gas industry. “I think when you…

Energize Alberta fined by Election Commissioner in Callaway UCP leadership investigation

Energize Alberta, an organization linked to Jeff Callaway’s United Conservative Party leadership bid, has been fined $15,673 by Alberta’s Election Commissioner for prohibited contributions. Callaway’s run for UCP leader has been dubbed the so-called kamikaze campaign. Related News Energize Alberta…

UCP says Alberta’s energy war room’s ‘internal operations’ not subject to freedom of information laws

The Kenney government’s so-called “energy war room,” which is aimed at countering criticism of Alberta’s energy industry, is coming under fire again after the province revealed its “internal operations” won’t be subject to freedom of information laws. “Albertans should be…

Financial struggles lead to staffing cuts at Edmonton addictions recovery centre

Posted October 10, 2019 7:26 pm Updated October 10, 2019 7:27 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Residents at Our House Addictions Recovery Centre in Edmonton are concerned staffing cuts will…

Rural municipalities sound alarm over Alberta’s review of police funding

Several municipalities are voicing concerns with the Alberta government’s review of policing costs, saying they fear taxpayers could end up shouldering more costs or receiving less service. “Under the proposed model, costs of anywhere from $390,000 to $1.8 million will…