Alberta Legislature

Alison Redford's Portrait Quietly Unveiled In Legislature

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

The portrait cost $12,500.

Wynne Ridiculed By Wildrose Party During Visit To Alberta Legislature

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2016 | Canada Politics

"Invite Premier Wall here! Invite Premier Wall."

Oil Salesman Charged For Threat To Shoot Up Alberta Minister's Office

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

"He said he was going to get his ammunition and gun."

Alberta Legislature Sitting Kicks Off With Rule-Breaking, Do-Over

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Alberta

"The government house leader bullied himself past two pages."

Alberta Legislature To Focus On Economic Diversification, Environment

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

The government is also promising $340 million in tax breaks and benefits for low-income families.

Alberta Legislature To Begin Session Under Shadow Of $10-Billion Deficit

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

The current estimate is for almost $48 billion in debt by 2020.

Alberta MLA Killed After Stopping To Help In Highway Crash

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

"A public servant, a true warrior for fairness and justice, a big man with a giant heart, a friend."

No More Pay Hike For Alberta Legislature Officers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2015 | Canada Alberta

The committee rescinded the hike.

Alberta Resumes Shredding Gov't Documents

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Alberta

Premier Rachel Notley called an immediate halt to shredding in May over reports documents were being illegally destroyed during government transition.

Alberta Legislature Wraps Up Spring Session

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2016 | Canada Alberta

"These past 14 days have been exciting and productive and, of course, there is as always a great deal more to do."

Alberta Tweaks Greenhouse Gas Rules

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Some will argue that we aren't going far enough on these issues."

Notley Promises No Sales Tax

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2016 | Canada Alberta

She also reiterated that her government won't bring in a full budget until the fall.

What To Expect Now That Legislature's Back In Session

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice laid out his vision Monday to keep spending low, save for the future, continue building roads, schools and sen...

Prentice Slowly Changes Tune As Oil Prices Plunge

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's provincial politicians begin their fall session this week with a reset legislative agenda and a new premier madly crunching numbe...

Legislature Prorouged Until November

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government has announced the fall legislature session will begin Nov. 17 with a speech from the throne.It's a later date than u...

Spectacularly Disastrous Legislative Sitting Is Over

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - One of the most dramatic sessions in the history of the Alberta legislature was set to wrap up Thursday.It was a session that started with ...

Redford Out, Hancock Sworn In

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - It's official — Dave Hancock is now the 15th premier of Alberta.Hancock took the oath of office in front of fellow caucus members, family...

Ides Of March An Alberta Reality?

CBC | Posted 05.14.2014 | Canada Alberta

With a defection from Alberta's Progressive Conservative caucus yesterday, there are concerns being raised over Premier Alison Redford's leadership...

MLAs Vow To End Fistfight Invites After Shaming By Schoolkids

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A Grade 6 class has taken Alberta's top politicians to task for childish behaviour, but opposition politicians say it's the Speaker who nee...

Teachers Horrified By Behaviour At Legislature

CBC | Posted 05.11.2014 | Canada Alberta

Teachers at a middle school in Innisfail will no longer take their students to question period at the Alberta legislature after they witnessed the poo...

Tobacco Company Launches Its Own Lobbying Campaign

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A Quebec-based cigar distributor is lobbying the Alberta government not to proclaim new legislation that would ban flavoured tobacco produc...

What The Tories Are Eyeing For The Next Sitting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta politicians are to return to work in the legislature for the spring sitting on March 3.The sitting is scheduled to run into the fir...

Alberta Tries To Revoke Union Rights

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government tabled legislation Wednesday aimed at revoking the right of its largest union to go to arbitration and substituting ...

Car Insurance Changes Proposed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta government has brought forward a law that proposes further regulation to how car insurance rates are set.Under the Enhancing Co...

'Ballerinas, Train Conductors May As Well Be Monitoring Oilsands'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Alberta

The Alberta government may as well hire a group of ballerinas and a railway engineer to monitor the oilsands, the Alberta Liberals charge, thanks to a...