Premier Jason Kenney announced Tuesday, the first day of loosened restrictions, that all Albertans will soon be able to receive a second dose of vaccine. As of Tuesday, 2.8 million doses have been administered. […]
NDP Leader Rachel Notley expressed concern over the pacing of the UCP government’s reopening plan announced Wednesday morning. That plan would see the lifting of all restrictions by early July if hospitalizations continue down and vaccines continue up. […]
Sixteen hours after announcing tougher restrictions and penalties, Premier Jason Kenney announced that all Albertans aged 12 and older will be eligible to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments effective May 10. […]
Kenney is wise to hesitate about the federal childcare plan. It is costly but even if the money is doable, is tilted to only one care style- daycare. It is not really universal and not even accurately labelled childcare since it ignores parent at home, grandma, sitter, nanny, parents who tag-team, work-at-home parents. […]
Alberta’s NDP Official Opposition called on Jason Kenney’s UCP government to cancel their controversial K-6 pilot program, citing a month of overwhelmingly rejection by school boards, teachers, Francophone and Indigenous groups, and parents. […]
Premier Jason Kenney announced on Twitter Tuesday that the UCPs 2021-2022 provincial budget will be released Feb. 25. In his Tweet, Kenney said the budget will focus “on protecting the lives and livelihoods of Albertans.” […]
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program Friday morning, and the Government of Alberta says it will be joining the program. The province expects to spend $67 million on CECRA.
Alberta Health’s modelling projections show total cases of COVID-19 range from 800,000 to one million infections, from mild and undiagnosed to detected, confirmed and treated, under two provincial scenarios. […]
Premier Jason Kenney began his 3 p.m. update Friday by commending and praising Alberta Health Services employees who are testing more than 2,000 people per day for the virus. The Premier also praised truckers, grocery store staff, and custodial staff.
The $7.4 million Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will move ahead following the Federal Court of Appeal’s (FCA) dismissal of a challenge launched by four British Columbia First Nations last year. […]
Premier Jason Kenny is headed to Montreal and Washington this week to promote Alberta’s position as a top-ranked investment destination. The UCP government says the Feb. 3 to 9 trip, estimated to cost $32,000, builds on the government’s work to drive investment, expand Alberta exports and get pipelines built. […]