Alberta Ndp

Canada's Lowest Minimum Wage Going Up

Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.29.2014 | Canada Alberta

Alberta’s minimum wage is set to rise once again this September, but critics claim the change isn’t enough. At $9.95, Alberta currently has th...

Stepping Down

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta NDP Leader Brian Mason has announced he is stepping down so a fresh face can use a window of opportunity to capture progressive vot...

Opposing Urban Oil Wells

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - The Alberta New Democrats are calling on the provincial government to ban all drilling in urban areas.NDP Leader Brian Mason spoke...

Alberta Has Wait-Times Solution, But Not Using It: Critic

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The opposition NDP says the Alberta government has 400 hospital beds waiting to go, but won't pony up the money to fund them.Party health c...

Tories Chastised Over Latest $12 Million Plan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta NDP Leader Brian Mason says the government shouldn't even consider spending $12 million on new international offices.Documents obta...

Progressive Mergers In Alberta: I Feel Like Charlie Brown

Vincent St. Pierre | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Alberta
Vincent St. Pierre

As a rather Liberal chap I'm not interested in merging with the NDP. Todd Van Vliet, party president of the Alberta Liberals, isn't a fan either. There was one point, almost a year ago, that I was. And I was quite frustrated then. I'm still frustrated.. But I'm tired of hitting a brick wall

B.C. Liberal Party Expenses Out Of Whack

Dermod Travis | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Sometimes when you want to know how prudent a political party will be with the taxpayer's dime, it doesn't hurt to consider how prudent they are when it comes to spending their own dime at party headquarters. Compared to their counterparts in other provinces, the B.C. Liberal party spends like there's no tomorrow. And it's spending that increasingly points to something ominous: election campaigns that never end.

More Red and Orange In Alberta's Future?

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada Alberta

Alberta is the base of the Conservative Party of Canada, and the province is as blue as they come. A recent poll suggests that the upcoming by-electio...

Alberta NDP Call For Fracking Review

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Alberta

LETHBRIDGE - The Alberta New Democrats are renewing a call for the provincial government to undertake an independent scientific review of hydraulic fr...

History Will Be Made In Alberta Tomorrow

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2012 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - Premier Alison Redford ended her election campaign urging voters to think about how a Wildrose government would look in the eyes of Canada a...

The Other Guys In The Alberta Election Race

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - With Alberta's two right wing heavyweights battling it out to win government, the two left-centre parties have retreated to their tradition...

Next Alberta Election One To Watch

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada Politics

With Alison Redford at the helm, the Progressive Conservatives are back in their comfort zone, holding a huge lead over their rivals in Alberta. As...