Alberta Ndp

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.

Former PC MLA Has Some Advice For Alberta's NDP Rookies

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The man who was the youngest member of Peter Lougheed's first cabinet when the Progressive Conservatives came to power in Alberta has some ...

Rachel Notley, Alberta NDP Caucus Hold First Meeting

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's premier-designate Rachel Notley and the rest of her caucus met up Saturday for the first time since their historic election win."...

Harper Takes High Road On Alberta Election

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2015 | Canada Alberta

Harper says he doesn't want to comment on the outcome of this week's election in his home province other than to say Alberta and Canada have shared priorities.

Anxious Energy Sector Waits For Policies From Alberta NDP

CBC | Posted 05.08.2015 | Canada Alberta

The word "fear" has been spoken repeatedly in recent days in the corporate towers of downtown Calgary as the oil and gas sector tries to fig...

U.S.'s Anti-Pipeline Activists 'Excited' About NDP Victory In Alberta

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Alberta

WASHINGTON - One of the best-known anti-pipeline activists in the United States was busy refreshing her computer screen Tuesday night, enthusiasticall...

Notley Takes First Formal Steps To Becoming Premier

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Incoming premier Rachel Notley has taken the first step toward taking over power in Alberta by formally meeting with the lieutenant-governo...

Alberta's Now A 'Socialist Bog,' Says O'Leary

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Alberta

Claims he's just "dealing in reality."

Rookie MLA Takes Heat Over Personal Facebook Pics

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Alberta

“Really, I was just joking around."

Recount In Southern Alberta Riding

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada Alberta

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Election officials will be recounting votes in a southern Alberta rural riding.Wildrose candidate Dave Schneider beat incumbent Pr...

From Students To Yoga Teacher, Alberta's NDP Is A Diverse Bunch

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada Alberta

Almost half are women and three are believed to be the first openly gay members of the Alberta legislature.

B.C. NDP Will Benefit From Alberta Triumph: Horgan

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"I think this is a new day for the NDP across the country."

Could This Happen In Other Parts Of Canada?

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - The Alberta election victory by Rachel Notley had New Democrats across the country talking Wednesday, but the only other NDP premier cautio...

OMG the NDP Won! Now What??

Shekhar Parmar | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada Alberta
Shekhar Parmar

In case you are wondering, I did not vote for the NDP this election. But what I saw on social media afterwards scared me and I wanted to address the arguments and tell you why we should remain optimistic about the future of our province.