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...
Unbelievable Foster Care Death Law To Be Reversed

Unbelievable Foster Care Death Law To Be Reversed

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  01.29.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's human services minister said Wednesday there will be changes to open up public reporting of deaths of children in...
This Is What Happened When She Confronted His Oilsands Views

This Is What Happened When She Confronted His Oilsands Views

The Canadian Press  01.29.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford says she stated her case to high-profile American oilsands critic Al Gore, but doesn't have any...
The Supreme Court Has Spoken, Now Alberta Will Obey

The Supreme Court Has Spoken, Now Alberta Will Obey

John Cotter, The Canadian Press  01.29.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta plans to amend one of its main privacy laws this fall to comply with a Supreme Court of Canada judgment that found the...
Union Gets Big Help

Union Gets Big Help

The Canadian Press  01.28.2014
EDMONTON - An Alberta judge has issued a temporary stay on legislation that would impose a contract on 22,000 government workers at the...
Alberta Reality Shocks Trudeau

Alberta Reality Shocks Trudeau

Seema Dhawan  01.28.2014
Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he is shocked by the high number of children who have died while in the Alberta foster care...
Link Between Broken Review System And Foster Deaths

Link Between Broken Review System And Foster Deaths

The Canadian Press  01.28.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's chief medical examiner says the system is too splintered and disconnected when it comes to determining why and how...
The Secrecy Surrounding The Death Of Children In Foster Care

The Secrecy Surrounding The Death Of Children In Foster Care

The Canadian Press  01.28.2014
EDMONTON - Policy-makers and experts will meet in Edmonton today to discuss ways to make information more public about the deaths of children...
Alberta Cash For Flood-Disturbed Dinos

Alberta Cash For Flood-Disturbed Dinos

The Canadian Press/The Huffington Post Alberta  01.27.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta government says it is putting up $12 million to help preserve historic and archeological sites damaged by last...
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...