Government looking to modernize Alberta’s workplace legislation

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act would support family-friendly workplaces and bring Alberta’s standards into alignment with the rest of Canada, the government said Wednesday.

The government says the proposed changes are the result of previous government reviews as well as consultations with Albertans in a variety of sectors. More than 7,000 submissions were received.


National Column: Rising star is PQ’s latest existential threat

Reading Time: 3 minutesDepending on who one talks to, the NDP’s first Quebec leadership debate drew anywhere from 250 to 400 people on Sunday afternoon in Montreal.

Those are decent enough numbers considering the party could not fill a 500-seat hall in Quebec City for one of the marquee debates that led to the election of Thomas Mulcair as Jack Layton’s successor in 2012. […]


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.