Shortly after his inauguration as America’s 46th president, Joe Biden signed several executive orders, including revoking the Keystone XL permit. Premier Jason Kenney, who held a press conference late Wednesday afternoon, expressed his disappointment in the decision. […]
The Canadian Tax Payers Federation announced Wednesday that documents it has obtained, through a freedom of information request, indicate that more than 7,300 Alberta government employees received pay raises in 2020. […]
Grade K to 12 students will return to in-person classes on Monday, Jan. 11 as planned; however, social gatherings and other mandatory health measures will be in place until at least Jan. 21 throughout Alberta. […]
The NDP was joined recently by new small businesses owners and sole proprietors in calling on the UCP Government to provide what they say are “critical supports to help them survive the COVID-19 pandemic.” […]
A second shipment of 25,350 doses of the Pfizer vaccine has arrived in Alberta, destined for health-care and long-term care workers throughout the province. Of the new shipment, 6,825 vaccine doses each will be sent to Calgary and Edmonton and Red Deer will receive 1,950. […]
The Government of Canada has announced a proposal to lower the allowable levels of nicotine in vaping products from 66 milligrams per millilitre to 20 mg/ml in an effort to curb youth vaping. Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced Friday that a public consultation would be in effect for 75 days, closing Mar. 4, 2021. […]
Cypress Medicine Hat MLA Drew Barnes penned a letter calling on fellow politicians to stand in solidarity with hard-hit business owners and take a 20 per cent pay cut. Barnes letter was released following the province’s more restrictive measures to address COVID-19 in the province.
Police will be able to administer stricter impaired driving penalties on the road starting Dec. 1, and first-time impaired drivers will be handled outside of court quicker through SafeRoads Alberta.