Reading Time: 3 minutesJustice should be blind. It should also not be opaque. In the case of the ousting of Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir from the NDP caucus on Thursday, neither of those fundamental principles was respected. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe United Conservatives are calling for MLAs to stand together against the federal Liberal government’s Bill C-69, which they say would make it more difficult for new pipeline projects to get approved, putting a key driver of Alberta’s economy and the thousands of jobs that depend on it in jeopardy. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesSingh’s victory brings diversity, heralds end of baby boomers’ reign in Canadian politics
With the selection of Jagmeet Singh as NDP leader, the 2019 federal leadership lineup is now complete. […]
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.
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Wildrose and Progressive Conservative caucuses have joined representatives from Alberta’s business community in calling on the NDP government to “extend and enhance the consultation process” in its review of the Labour Relations and Employment Standards Codes. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesGender parity was the hands-down winner of Monday’s five federal byelections. The Conservative brand was a close second, but not necessarily for reasons related to the continuing federal leadership campaign.
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Wildrose have released a new report to improve transparency and accountability in what they see as a “deteriorating and increasingly secretive” Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) process under the NDP government. […]
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. […]
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.