Edmonton LRT Gets Big Boost

Edmonton LRT Gets Big Boost

The Canadian Press  03.11.2014
EDMONTON - The Alberta government is committing up to $600 million to extend Edmonton's light rapid transit line.Premier Alison Redford...
Renewed Fight To Stop Care Centre Closure

Renewed Fight To Stop Care Centre Closure

The Canadian Press  03.11.2014
RED DEER, Alta. - Alberta's largest union is renewing calls to stop the closure of a care home for the mentally and physically disabled.It's...
Redford Accused Of Government Plane Misuse

Redford Accused Of Government Plane Misuse

03.11.2014
It was wheels up at 3:11 p.m. last Nov. 26 for Premier Alison Redford, a few aides and a fellow Calgary MLA, as the government’s Beechcraft...
Is Alberta Still Hosting World Economic Forum?

Is Alberta Still Hosting World Economic Forum?

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  03.10.2014
EDMONTON - With just over six weeks to go before Alberta is to host global leaders at a World Economic Forum event, there is confusion...
Offered Little Reassurance On Keystone

Offered Little Reassurance On Keystone

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  03. 6.2014
CALGARY - Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton says whatever the decision on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, it's important...
Alberta Budget Highlights

Alberta Budget Highlights

The Canadian Press  03. 6.2014
EDMONTON - Some highlights from the 2014-2015 Alberta budget:The bottom line: A $1.1-billion surplus on day-to-day operations — the first...
Redford Grounds Government Planes Pending Review

Redford Grounds Government Planes Pending Review

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  03. 4.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford revealed Tuesday that she spent taxpayers' money to fly her daughter's friends around on government...
Throne Speech Promises Cities Deal

Throne Speech Promises Cities Deal

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  03. 3.2014
EDMONTON - Premier Alison Redford is promising to deliver on a pledge to strike a new deal with Alberta's two big cities."Your government...
Oops, She Did It Again!

Oops, She Did It Again!

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  02.28.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford is facing renewed accusations of extravagant travel over a government flight home from a Palm...

Oops, She Did It Again!

02.28.2014
Premier Redford faced more travel questions late Thursday after a Twitter post showed she’d flown by government plane back from Palm...
Barred Families Threaten Legal Action

Barred Families Threaten Legal Action

02.27.2014
People who say they are being prevented from visiting family members at long-term care facilities in Alberta, but not told why, are asking...
Families Banned From Checking On Loved Ones In Care

Families Banned From Checking On Loved Ones In Care

The Canadian Press  02.27.2014
EDMONTON - Family members of some long-term care patients in Alberta say managers have barred them from seeing their loved ones.Several...
Union Contract Talks Hit Skids.. Again

Union Contract Talks Hit Skids.. Again

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  02.27.2014
EDMONTON - Talks between Alberta and its largest public sector union have hit the ditch again over money.Negotiations broke off this week...
Redford Disappointed With TransAlta Allegations

Redford Disappointed With TransAlta Allegations

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  02.27.2014
CALGARY - Alberta Premier Alison Redford said Thursday she was "disappointed" over allegations that TransAlta Corp. manipulated the province's...