Alberta Politics

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
Alberta health minister Hoffman says no more NDP campaign events at hospitals

Alberta health minister Hoffman says no more NDP campaign events at hospitals

EDMONTON — Alberta Health Minister Sarah Hoffman says she understands why there…

Alberta health minister Hoffman says no more NDP campaign events at hospitals
Campaigner fined $15K by elections commissioner in Alberta Conservative contest

Campaigner fined $15K by elections commissioner in Alberta Conservative contest

EDMONTON — Alberta’s election commissioner has issued penalties totalling $15,000 surrounding an…

Campaigner fined $15K by elections commissioner in Alberta Conservative contest
United Conservatives’ Kenney pitches fixed vote date, fundraising rule changes

United Conservatives’ Kenney pitches fixed vote date, fundraising rule changes

EDMONTON — Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says if he wins the…

United Conservatives’ Kenney pitches fixed vote date, fundraising rule changes
Alberta says nominee filing rules fair as party leader fights disqualification

Alberta says nominee filing rules fair as party leader fights disqualification

EDMONTON — Alberta’s minister for democratic renewal says rules, deadlines and penalties…

Alberta says nominee filing rules fair as party leader fights disqualification
Kenney tells Notley to call Alberta election and stop campaigning on public dime

Kenney tells Notley to call Alberta election and stop campaigning on public dime

CALGARY — Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney is demanding Premier Rachel Notley…

Kenney tells Notley to call Alberta election and stop campaigning on public dime
Rachel Notley, Jason Kenney, hone attack lines on eve of election window opening

Rachel Notley, Jason Kenney, hone attack lines on eve of election window opening

CALGARY — As Alberta’s election window opens, Premier Rachel Notley and rival…

Rachel Notley, Jason Kenney, hone attack lines on eve of election window opening
UCP leader promises to fight ‘stress test’ changes to help home buyers

UCP leader promises to fight ‘stress test’ changes to help home buyers

CALGARY — Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s government…

UCP leader promises to fight ‘stress test’ changes to help home buyers
File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                NDP MLA Stephanie McLean, a first-term member, had already said last year that she wasn’t running in the upcoming spring election.

Alberta NDP MLA resigns, says she has made peace with being trailblazer

CALGARY — A former Alberta cabinet minister says she has made peace…

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                NDP MLA Stephanie McLean, a first-term member, had already said last year that she wasn’t running in the upcoming spring election.
Former United Conservative MLA denies stuffing ballot box five months ago

Former United Conservative MLA denies stuffing ballot box five months ago

EDMONTON — An Alberta legislature member who quit the United Conservative caucus…

Former United Conservative MLA denies stuffing ballot box five months ago
Ottawa opposes United Conservatives as interveners in Sask. carbon tax case

Ottawa opposes United Conservatives as interveners in Sask. carbon tax case

REGINA — The federal government is opposing a pitch by Alberta’s United…

Ottawa opposes United Conservatives as interveners in Sask. carbon tax case
‘Polite racist is still racist’: UCP candidate turfed in pub night controversy

‘Polite racist is still racist’: UCP candidate turfed in pub night controversy

EDMONTON — A United Conservative Party nomination candidate has been turfed after…

‘Polite racist is still racist’: UCP candidate turfed in pub night controversy
Notley says Odin photos show Jason Kenney needs to stop ‘dog-whistle’ politics

Notley says Odin photos show Jason Kenney needs to stop ‘dog-whistle’ politics

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says Opposition Leader Jason Kenney must…

Notley says Odin photos show Jason Kenney needs to stop ‘dog-whistle’ politics
Disgruntled Alberta Independent formally launches Freedom Conservative Party

Disgruntled Alberta Independent formally launches Freedom Conservative Party

EDMONTON — A former member of Alberta’s Opposition United Conservatives formally launched…

Disgruntled Alberta Independent formally launches Freedom Conservative Party
Alberta Opposition won’t release report on vote dust-up, cites privacy

Alberta Opposition won’t release report on vote dust-up, cites privacy

EDMONTON — Alberta’s United Conservatives say they will not release an internal…

Alberta Opposition won’t release report on vote dust-up, cites privacy