Alberta Ndp

Should Alberta's NDP Mix Politics And Business?

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2015 | Canada Alberta

Many question whether it's even government's place to get involved.

Alberta Legislature Wraps Up Spring Session

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2015 | 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 06.25.2015 | Canada Alberta

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

Notley, Nenshi Meet To Discuss Flood Measures

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley says her government is not yet ready to roll out a timeline on getting projects built.

It's Official: Alberta Bans Corporate, Union Political Donations

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The flagship first bill of Alberta's new NDP government that bans corporate and union donations to political parties has passed in the legi...

Alberta Introduces Bill To Hike Taxes On Wealthy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.18.2015 | Canada Alberta

Finance Minister Joe Ceci says the bill proposes to change the tax rate on corporations to 12 per cent from 10 per cent starting July 1.

Alberta Reverses Health Care And Education Cuts

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

It will spend an extra $682 million in the next five months.

Alberta NDP Defends Tax Hike

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

Premier Rachel Notley's government has promised to bring in a bill this session to hike taxes on the wealthy on a sliding scale.<

Oil Giant President Has Faith In Alberta's NDP

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The president of one of Canada's biggest oil and gas producers says he doesn't believe Alberta's NDP government is out to hurt the industry ...

Notley Promises No Sales Tax

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

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

Alberta Legislature To Begin Session Under NDP

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2015 | Canada Alberta

Alberta's Opposition Wildrose party is urging Premier Rachel Notley's NDP not launch its new era Monday by spending billions of dollars with little explanation.

Nenshi Faces Questions About New NDP Government In New York

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2015 | Canada Alberta

Nenshi said companies remain bullish — not just about the oilsands — but also about natural gas and conventional oil.

Alberta's Newest MLAs Sworn In

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Alberta

'This is real. We're MLAs and we're going to be able to make this change and bring this positive energy to Alberta.'

Here's How Notley Is Aiming To Hike Up Minimum Wage By 2018

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada Alberta

The province's current minimum wage is $10.20, among the lowest in Canada.

Document Shredding May Have Been Justified: Notley

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Alberta

The privacy commissioner and Alberta's public interest commissioner are both investigating.

Pollster Warns Of 'Massive Reset' When Election Called

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Politics

There's an orange ripple that's forcing Canadians to take a second-look at the NDP, pollsters say.

Energy Minister Says Royalty Review A Priority

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada Alberta

She promises industry will have "a lot of input."

Rachel Notley's Small Cabinet Has High Expectations To Live Up To: Experts

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Alberta

The cabinet includes the four NDP incumbents from the last legislature session plus eight newcomers.

This Former Sask. Premier Says Do Not Fear Royalty Review

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

"I would hardly describe the New Democratic Party in Alberta as radical left by any means"

Alberta NDP Under Pressure To Stop Controversial Project

CBC | Posted 05.19.2015 | Canada Alberta

If Alberta's new government sticks to its campaign platform, a controversial logging project could come to a halt The NDP's environment pl...

Harper Government Pitching Pipelines To U.S. That Alberta Doesn't Want

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada Alberta

A new political reality surfaced Wednesday in which Ottawa is aggressively marketing an Alberta pipeline project that the new provincial government says it won't promote and doesn't even want.

A Royalty Review Is Definitely Coming, Says Notley

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada Alberta

Like it or not, a royalty review will happen in Alberta. Premier-designate Rachel Notley told reporters Tuesday that a royalty review will take pl...

Notley And Prentice Meet

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Incoming premier Rachel Notley met with her predecessor Tuesday as Alberta's government machinery continued to churn toward its first chang...

Rachel Notley, Christy Clark Sure To Become Strong Allies

Mike Klassen | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Mike Klassen

It will irk NDP partisans seeing their newly crowned Alberta premier mingling with those they traditionally oppose. But Notley's speech made it clear she plans to work closely with other provinces and the PM, in addition to First Nations, union and local government leaders to benefit her province.

Progressive Parties Can Win Elections When They Stay True to Their Values

Hassan Arif | Posted 05.10.2015 | Canada Politics
Hassan Arif

Progressives, in Western Europe and North America, need to build a winning 21st century coalition. Ed Miliband and the British Labour platform seemed to strike the right tones in this regard, a platform that was true to the progressive base while expanding the tent and recognizing the economic and social changes of the 21st century.