Province

Jean and Kenney committed to unity

Reading Time: 1 minuteWildrose Leader Brian Jean and PC Alberta Leader Jason Kenney announced their joint commitment to achieving unity between the two parties in a joint news release Monday afternoon.

Both leaders vowed to form discussion teams with a mandate to work towards an agreement to unite the two parties with details on the teams to be announced by the end of the week.
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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Our justice system is failing Albertans

Reading Time: 2 minutesCrime is rising across our province. In 2015 alone, it went up 18 per cent across Alberta, including a 12 per cent rise in violent crimes.

And now trials of accused criminals are being stayed because of mismanagement and a lack of resources in our courts. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: An open letter from Brian Jean re Bill 6

Reading Time: 2 minutesFamily farming is a way of life in Alberta. It is intrinsic to the fabric of our rural communities, and has been for more than 100 years.

I can also tell you from experience that nobody cares more about the safety of farms than the moms and dads who live there. Farm workers are more than employees, they are friends, neighbors, and in many cases family. […]

Columns

Alberta’s PC dynasty fragile with Prentice

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe barbarians are at the gate again – and this time the dynasty is having trouble with the drawbridge.

As the Alberta election campaign enters its final full week, the Progressive Conservative dynasty – the country’s longest ever – is being entrusted to the increasingly shaky grip of leader Jim Prentice. […]