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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. […]


National Column: Mayoral support crucial for pipelines

Kudos to Justin Trudeau and Alberta’s Rachel Notley for taking the time to talk face to face about the province’s economic challenges on Wednesday. The Liberal prime minister has a compelling interest in keeping the channels open with the NDP premier. […]


Notley expands cabinet

Premier Rachel Notley introduced new cabinet ministers Tuesday morning at Government House; the NDP government’s second shuffle in their term, and a six-member expansion to the 12 Cabinet Ministers sworn in when the party took power last spring. […]


National Column: New economic reality throws PM, Notley together

Justin Trudeau makes his most important domestic trip in his short life as prime minister this week when he heads to Alberta.

Prime ministerial visits are usually of the in-and-out variety. Trudeau will spend two days in Edmonton and Calgary, meeting with the oil industry and those providing social services in the province, then sit down with Premier Rachel Notley. […]

Local News

NDP say cabinet shuffle show focus on economic diversification and job growth

Alberta’s NDP government swore in a change of cabinet Thursday ahead of Tuesday’s provincial budget.

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Minister of Service Alberta Darren Bilous will now serve the province as Minister of Economic Development and Trade. He will also chair a Cabinet committee tasked with guiding the Municipal Government Act (MGA) review process. […]

Local News

Notley and Cabinet sworn in

Rachel Notley was sworn in Sunday afternoon as Alberta’s 17th Premier. The ceremony, which also saw the swearing in of Notley’s reduced cabinet, took place on the steps of the Alberta Legislature.