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...
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...