Alberta Continues to Erect Human Rights Fences

Alberta Continues to Erect Human Rights Fences

12. 3.2014
Bill 10 as a response to Bill 202 makes it clear that students can have any range of clubs they wish, except if it applies to homosexuals,...
Political Meddling In Hospital Repairs?

Political Meddling In Hospital Repairs?

The Canadian Press  12. 3.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's infrastructure minister promised Wednesday to make more information public following reports that the government is...
PCs To Get Free Vote On Gay-Straight Alliance Bill

PCs To Get Free Vote On Gay-Straight Alliance Bill

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  12. 2.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice faced dissension from within his own ranks Tuesday over a controversial bill critics say erodes...
'Canadians Will Feel The Pain' If Pipelines Not Built: Alberta Premier

'Canadians Will Feel The Pain' If Pipelines Not Built: Alberta Premier

James Keller, The Canadian Press  12. 2.2014
VANCOUVER - Alberta's premier is urging the country to get behind several controversial pipeline projects linked to the province's oilsands,...
Prentice's Bill On Gay Youth Rights Intolerant: Opposition

Prentice's Bill On Gay Youth Rights Intolerant: Opposition

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  12. 1.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice's government plunged the knife Monday into a private member's bill guaranteeing students the right...
Prentice Dabbling with his own 'Lake of Fire'?

Prentice Dabbling with his own 'Lake of Fire'?

12. 1.2014
If the "Lake of Fire" fiasco that cost the Wildrose the last election is any indication, Albertans overwhelmingly vote against a party...
Prentice To Start Full-Court Pipeline Press

Prentice To Start Full-Court Pipeline Press

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  12. 1.2014
CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice is scheduled to meet with his Ontario and Quebec counterparts this week to lobby for support of...
Just How Hazardous Are Old Oil Wells?

Just How Hazardous Are Old Oil Wells?

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  11.30.2014
EDMONTON - New research is raising concern about tens of thousands of dormant Alberta oil wells that don't meet even minimum safety standards.The...
'Consequences For All Albertans'

'Consequences For All Albertans'

Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press  11.28.2014
CALGARY - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says there are no simple solutions for the revenue shortfall that will be coming from plummeting...
Tory Plan To Protect LGBT Students Not Enough, Say Critics

Tory Plan To Protect LGBT Students Not Enough, Say Critics

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  11.27.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says he will bring in legislation to balance the rights of gays with the rights of parents to bring...
All Is Not Well In Alberta Politics

All Is Not Well In Alberta Politics

Michelle Butterfield   11.27.2014
For some it might just be a smashed coffee mug, but for MLA Kerry Towle it's a sign of hurtful disrespect. Towle, the former Wildrose...
Wildrose, Your Roots Are Showing

Wildrose, Your Roots Are Showing

11.25.2014
Two short months ago, the Wildrose party was riding high. What could possibly go wrong? Jim Prentice, that's what.
2 Wildrose MLAs Cross Floor To Alberta PCs

2 Wildrose MLAs Cross Floor To Alberta PCs

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  11.24.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's Official Opposition Wildrose party continued a descent into disarray Monday as two members — including key caucus...
Is Alberta's Flat Tax Coming To An End?

Is Alberta's Flat Tax Coming To An End?

Michelle Butterfield   11.20.2014
Are Alberta's days of a 10 per cent flat tax coming to an end? Premier Jim Prentice says while the province won't consider a sales tax,...