Alberta Politics

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney answers questions after announcing $43 million in repairs and improvements to provincial parks at a news conference in Calgary on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. An Alberta charity says it is reconsidering a virtual and in-person fundraising event involving Kenney and other political leaders in light of recent criticism. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

Charity eyes changes to fundraiser involving Kenney, other political leaders

Charity eyes changes to fundraiser involving Kenney, other political leaders

 

Alberta Auditor General Doug Wylie speaks in Edmonton on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. nbsp;Alberta’s auditor general has flagged $1.6 billion worth of accounting blunders along with other oversight problems by Premier Jason Kenney’s government. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta auditor flags $1.6B in government accounting blunders, oversight problems

Auditor general Doug Wylie says the errors have been or are being corrected by the United Conservative government

 

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announces $43 million in repairs and improvements to provincial parks at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. Alberta's premier is warning that the province's public-sector unions may have to share in the pain as the province struggles with high unemployment and a crash in revenues. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says political staff have taken 7 per cent pay cut

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says political staff have taken 7 per cent pay cut

 

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks to cabinet members in Edmonton on Monday December 3, 2018. Premier Rachel Notley is taking aim at Opposition Leader Jason Kenney’s promise to rein in spending, saying even a failure to fund population growth will have profound and harmful consequences.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Notley to stay on as Alberta NDP leader for 2023 provincial election

The NDP took almost all of Edmonton but few seats outside of the city

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks to cabinet members in Edmonton on Monday December 3, 2018. Premier Rachel Notley is taking aim at Opposition Leader Jason Kenney’s promise to rein in spending, saying even a failure to fund population growth will have profound and harmful consequences.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Low energy prices, COVID crisis leave Alberta with $24.2B deficit

Low energy prices, COVID crisis leave Alberta with $24.2B deficit

The unemployment rate, now about 12 per cent, is expected to remain at near double-digit levels

Low energy prices, COVID crisis leave Alberta with $24.2B deficit
Alberta politicians swap charges of bullying, misogyny after member ejected

Alberta politicians swap charges of bullying, misogyny after member ejected

Alberta politicians swap charges of bullying, misogyny after member ejected

Alberta politicians swap charges of bullying, misogyny after member ejected
Alberta justice minister cleared in ethics case tied to oil funding inquiry

Alberta justice minister cleared in ethics case tied to oil funding inquiry

Alberta justice minister cleared in ethics case tied to oil funding inquiry

Alberta justice minister cleared in ethics case tied to oil funding inquiry
Kenney defends referendum bill, accuses NDP of hypocrisy on campaign spending

Kenney defends referendum bill, accuses NDP of hypocrisy on campaign spending

Kenney defends referendum bill, accuses NDP of hypocrisy on campaign spending

Kenney defends referendum bill, accuses NDP of hypocrisy on campaign spending
NDP mocks Alberta premier’s UCP for taking COVID cash from ‘sugar daddy’ Trudeau

NDP mocks Alberta premier’s UCP for taking COVID cash from ‘sugar daddy’ Trudeau

NDP mocks Alberta premier’s UCP for taking COVID cash from ‘sugar daddy’ Trudeau

NDP mocks Alberta premier’s UCP for taking COVID cash from ‘sugar daddy’ Trudeau
Ignorant and disloyal? Alberta’s Kenney and Notley swap personal attacks

Ignorant and disloyal? Alberta’s Kenney and Notley swap personal attacks

EDMONTON — A legislature meeting on budget numbers got personal Thursday, when…

Ignorant and disloyal? Alberta’s Kenney and Notley swap personal attacks
Wade Bearchell has resigned from Olds town council. (Contributed photo).

Olds town councillor resigns

A byelection must be held

Wade Bearchell has resigned from Olds town council. (Contributed photo).
Kenney, Moe yuck it up in front of friendly Saskatchewan crowd

Kenney, Moe yuck it up in front of friendly Saskatchewan crowd

WEYBURN, Sask. — Organizers put Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Saskatchewan Premier…

Kenney, Moe yuck it up in front of friendly Saskatchewan crowd
No-vote option: Alberta legislature changing rules to allow MLAs to abstain

No-vote option: Alberta legislature changing rules to allow MLAs to abstain

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney’s government is changing voting rules at the…

No-vote option: Alberta legislature changing rules to allow MLAs to abstain
New UCP members sworn in as Alberta legislature poised to axe carbon tax

New UCP members sworn in as Alberta legislature poised to axe carbon tax

EDMONTON — On the eve of Alberta’s carbon tax heading to the…

New UCP members sworn in as Alberta legislature poised to axe carbon tax
Kenney lauds Senate committee rejecting tanker ban, promises to continue fight

Kenney lauds Senate committee rejecting tanker ban, promises to continue fight

Kenney lauds Senate committee rejecting tanker ban, promises to continue fight CALGARY…

Kenney lauds Senate committee rejecting tanker ban, promises to continue fight
Adriana LaGrange is Alberta’s new education minister (Advocate file photo).

Red Deer region gets three seats in cabinet

Red Deer, Rocky, Sylvan Lake MLAs appointed ministers

Adriana LaGrange is Alberta’s new education minister (Advocate file photo).
Kenney meets caucus, says election win already rippling through Alberta economy

Kenney meets caucus, says election win already rippling through Alberta economy

EDMONTON — Alberta’s incoming premier, Jason Kenney, met with his caucus Friday…

Kenney meets caucus, says election win already rippling through Alberta economy
Alberta’s 47 legislature newbies meet under the dome for orientation day

Alberta’s 47 legislature newbies meet under the dome for orientation day

EDMONTON — As Alberta’s 47 legislature newbies gathered under the dome for…

Alberta’s 47 legislature newbies meet under the dome for orientation day
Notley’s government puts priority on health care in legislature throne speech

Notley’s government puts priority on health care in legislature throne speech

Notley’s government puts priority on health care in legislature throne speech EDMONTON…

Notley’s government puts priority on health care in legislature throne speech
UCP leader says he would cut corporate tax rate to eight per cent

UCP leader says he would cut corporate tax rate to eight per cent

CALGARY — Alberta’s two political heavyweights are squaring off over corporate income…

UCP leader says he would cut corporate tax rate to eight per cent