Cost To Attend Mandela's Funeral Disappointing: Redford

Cost To Attend Mandela's Funeral Disappointing: Redford

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  02. 5.2014
OKOTOKS, Alta. - Alberta's premier says it's unacceptable that it cost taxpayers $45,000 for her to attend Nelson Mandela's funeral and...
Redford Under Fire For Huge Bill To Attend Mandela Funeral

Redford Under Fire For Huge Bill To Attend Mandela Funeral

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  02. 4.2014
EDMONTON - Opposition parties say it's time for Alberta Premier Alison Redford to stop globe-trotting in high style and walk the talk on...
Fracking Here An Unregulated Free-For-All: NDP

Fracking Here An Unregulated Free-For-All: NDP

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  02. 4.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta New Democrats say newly released documents show fracking has become an unregulated free-for-all in the province with...
Alberta Introduces 8-Week Compassionate Leave

Alberta Introduces 8-Week Compassionate Leave

02. 3.2014
The Alberta government announced today that workers will now be able to take up to eight weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave from the...
Cutting Urgent Care Nurses Won't Save Money

Cutting Urgent Care Nurses Won't Save Money

02. 3.2014
A new report from Alberta Health Services (AHS) shows eliminating nurse practitioners from urgent care centres would not save the health-care...
LOOK: Border Guard Asks Nenshi Hilarious Question

LOOK: Border Guard Asks Nenshi Hilarious Question

02. 2.2014
Calgary's Mayor Naheed Nenshi got an interesting question from a border guard at the Calgary International Airport on Sunday. On his way...
Redford's Stance On Foster Care Deaths

Redford's Stance On Foster Care Deaths

02. 2.2014
Alberta Premier Alison Redford said Sunday that concern about the deaths of children in government care in the province is an issue that...
How Much Do Govt. Employees Make? The Sunshine List Will Tell You..

How Much Do Govt. Employees Make? The Sunshine List Will Tell You..

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  01.31.2014
EDMONTON - The man who suffered a stunning defeat to Alison Redford for the premiership of Alberta is now earning well over $300,000 as...
AHS Top Brass Face Big Salary Changes

AHS Top Brass Face Big Salary Changes

The Canadian Press  01.31.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne says the revamped salary grid for health executives will save taxpayers $4 million."As a...
Our Bully Government Fails Children At Risk

Our Bully Government Fails Children At Risk

01.30.2014
We're talking about children. 741 children. Let's be frank about this situation and call these deaths what they are: unnecessary, preventable,...
Whoa There, Draconian Legislation

Whoa There, Draconian Legislation

The Canadian Press  01.30.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta government has extended its bargaining deadline with the union representing civil servants.Deputy Premier Dave Hancock...
Fort McMurray Gets Room To Grow

Fort McMurray Gets Room To Grow

The Canadian Press  01.30.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The Alberta government and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo in northeastern Alberta have signed off on...
$11 Million For Stolen Health Information

$11 Million For Stolen Health Information

01.30.2014
An Edmonton woman has launched an $11-million class action lawsuit against Medicentres over a stolen laptop that contained the health information...
Why Phasing Out Coal in Alberta Isn't As Hard As They Say

Why Phasing Out Coal in Alberta Isn't As Hard As They Say

01.30.2014
Ontario had exactly the same amount of absolute megawatts derived from coal as we do now and their last plant closes this year. It's a...