Backing Tougher Animal Cruelty Laws

Backing Tougher Animal Cruelty Laws

01.27.2014
Alberta's solicitor general is adding his support to the fight for tougher animal cruelty laws. After a spate of animal abuse cases across...
'I'm Not Going To Sign A Bad Deal': Union Prez

'I'm Not Going To Sign A Bad Deal': Union Prez

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  01.24.2014
EDMONTON - The head of Alberta's largest public-sector union says workers have made significant concessions in contract talks, but the...
Country Crooner Throws His Cowboy Hat Into Political Ring

Country Crooner Throws His Cowboy Hat Into Political Ring

The Canadian Press  01.24.2014
HIGH RIVER, Alta. - Canadian country crooner George Canyon wants to sing from the Conservative party song sheet as a member of Parliament.Canyon,...
Ex-Tory MP's Surprising Stand On The Oilsands

Ex-Tory MP's Surprising Stand On The Oilsands

01.21.2014
A Conservative Fort McMurray MP who resigned from his position this month is wasting no time in denouncing the speed of oilsands development...
Alberta Has Wait-Times Solution, But Not Using It: Critic

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

The Canadian Press  01.21.2014
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...
Did AHS Buy 11,000 Computers And Never Use Them?

Did AHS Buy 11,000 Computers And Never Use Them?

The Canadian Press  01.20.2014
EDMONTON - The Opposition Wildrose party is asking the auditor general to investigate reports that Alberta Health Services bought more...
Calgary MLA Looks East

Calgary MLA Looks East

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  01.20.2014
CALGARY - A member of the Alberta government is hoping to make the jump to federal politics.Len Webber, member of the legislature for Calgary...
What Alberta Doctors Won't Say About Oilsands Health Concerns

What Alberta Doctors Won't Say About Oilsands Health Concerns

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  01.20.2014
EDMONTON - Opposition politicians are raising concerns over a report done for Alberta's energy regulator that suggests doctors are reluctant...
The Ugly Health Wait Time Numbers The Tories Aren't Giving You

The Ugly Health Wait Time Numbers The Tories Aren't Giving You

01.17.2014
Instead of moving closer toward their goal, Alberta Health Services is actually moving farther away from meeting its wait time targets,...
Seniors Take Over Health Minister's Office (UPDATE)

Seniors Take Over Health Minister's Office (UPDATE)

The Canadian Press  01.17.2014
EDMONTON - A group of Alberta seniors that had camped out at the health minister's constituency office in Edmonton to demand a meeting...
Another Reason Alberta Needs Pipelines: Minister

Another Reason Alberta Needs Pipelines: Minister

The Canadian Press  01.17.2014
EDMONTON - The government of Premier Alison Redford continues its trade push into the lucrative Indian market, but it's nowhere near close...
What The Tories Are Eyeing For The Next Sitting

What The Tories Are Eyeing For The Next Sitting

The Canadian Press  01.15.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta politicians are to return to work in the legislature for the spring sitting on March 3.The sitting is scheduled to run...
Union Want Nothing To Do With Latest Offer

Union Want Nothing To Do With Latest Offer

The Canadian Press  01.15.2014
EDMONTON - The head of Alberta's largest public sector union says while the province has marginally improved its latest contract offer,...
India Keen On Oilsands: Redford

India Keen On Oilsands: Redford

The Canadian Press  01.15.2014
EDMONTON - Premier Alison Redford says the government of India is keen on tapping into Alberta's oilsands bitumen for its rapidly expanding...