CTF designs Taxpayer Guide for federal election

A week ahead of the federal election, The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has released a two-page PDF guide to the three front-running party’s platforms to let voters know where the Liberals, Conservatives and NDP stand on debt, spending and balancing the budget.  […]

COVID-19 restrictions

Notley questions pace of Kenney’s Open For Summer plan

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. […]

fuel taxes

55,000 road tests given in first two months of 2021

Alberta registry agents say they have successfully delivered to Albertans more than 55,000 passenger vehicle road tests in January and February of this year, the first two months since the re-privatization of the majority of road test examiners.  […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Curriculum rewrite troubling on many levels

As an Alberta teacher, I’ve had some time to reflect over the holidays and while there is a lot I am thankful for, there is also a lot I could be angry about. I could be upset that the UCP has significantly reduced the overall per-student budget allocation despite their commitment to maintain funding. I could be upset that they laid off most of our EAs during a pandemic and that students have far fewer supports this year. […]

COVID-19 restrictions

NDP call for emergency debate on record COVID-19 cases and premier’s lack of action

Alberta’s NDP Official Opposition announced Sunday night it will seek emergency debate Monday afternoon on the weekend’s record COVID-19 case counts. Sunday saw 1584 new cases, an increase from Saturday’s record of 1336 cases. The NDP charge that the government is not providing information to Albertans and that Premier Jason Kenny is not being public accountable.  […]