Edmonton mayor plans to promote food and timber while in Ottawa

Mayor Don Iveson test drove one message Monday night when he huddled at Edmonton City Hall with Deputy Prime Minister Christia Freeland. It went so well, he’s going to use it again in Ottawa in meetings with other cabinet ministers…

‘No excitement at all’ as auctions for oilpatch drilling rights on track for record low

A key indicator of future oil and gas drilling activity in Western Canada is sliding lower as the industry deals with a lack of pipeline capacity, Alberta oil production curtailments and difficulty accessing capital markets. Sales of Crown drilling rights —…

Kim Campbell on Wexit and why Canada is so divided

Former prime minister of Canada Kim Campbell spoke with Global News anchor Farah Nasser recently and spoke about the division the country is experiencing, saying discussions can’t happen if they’re being prefaced with “positions of hostility.” She also addressed the…

Elizabeth May calls out Jason Kenney: ‘There is no planet called Alberta’

Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May made her position on the western separation movement and Jason Kenney’s approach to climate change very clear while speaking in Ottawa on Friday. May was answering media questions following her meeting with Justin Trudeau,…

Separatist sentiment in Alberta, Saskatchewan at ‘historic’ highs: Ipsos poll

The uneasy feeling that the country is more divided now is simmering across Canada, especially in Alberta and Saskatchewan, according to a new Ipsos poll. In fact, Ipsos senior vice-president Kyle Braid says the polling figures out of Alberta and…

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe wants to meet with Justin Trudeau soon

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 29, 2019 2:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says there’s been some back and forth with the Prime Minister’s…

Trudeau taps prominent transition advisers in nod to Alberta, Quebec

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is tapping two prominent women with deep roots in Alberta and Quebec to guide the formation of his new minority government. The Prime Minister’s Office on Tuesday confirmed that Trudeau has brought on Anne McLellan and…

Trudeau’s options to address regional representation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new gender-balanced cabinet will be sworn in on November 20. As Abigail Bimman explains, that gives him less than a month to find representatives for the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, where no Liberal MPs were…

Federal Election 2019: Trudeau vows to work with premiers in Saskatchewan, Alberta following Liberal lockout

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Oct. 23, that he will be reaching out to provincial premiers across the country, and had already spoken with the Alberta and Saskatchewan premiers, two provinces where the Liberals won no seats during the…