Politics

The Growing Debt Burden for Canadians

Alberta government debt grew by more than 200%—largest increase among provinces CALGARY—Since 2007/2008, one year before the last recession, Alberta’s…

Ambitious Legislative Agenda for Next Session

The second Session of the 30th Legislature will convene on Feb. 25. Alberta’s MLAs will return to the Legislature for a…

Two Upcoming Fair Deal Panel Town Halls

Alberta’s Fair Deal Panel will hold its next two town hall meetings in Airdrie and Medicine Hat on Jan. 16…

Arbitration Awards: Minister Toews

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement about two arbitration decisions of no…

Response to UN Committee: Minister Savage

Minister of Energy Sonya Savage issued the following statement on the recommendation of the United Nations’ Committee on the Elimination…

Methane Emissions Equivalency: Ministers Savage, Nixon

Energy Minister Sonya Savage and Environment and Parks Minister Jason Nixon issued the following statement regarding Alberta’s efforts to gain…

Softwood Lumber Decision: Ministers Dreeshen and Fir

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Devin Dreeshen and Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism Tanya Fir issued the following…

Federal Carbon Tax: Statement from Minister Schweitzer

Alberta’s Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Doug Schweitzer provides the following statement on the imposition of the federal government’s…

Finance Ministers’ Meeting: Minister Toews

President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Travis Toews issued the following statement on the federal, provincial and territorial…

More Promises Kept During Fall Session

Seven months into government’s mandate, 162 out of 375 commitments are met or well underway. Government House Leader Jason Nixon…

Pro Resource Coalition Calls on Feds to Restore Confederation & Support Natural Resource Families

Grassroots coalition calls on Federal Government to support and implement a ‘Canadian New Deal’ Canada, December 12, 2019 – five Canadian…

Signing of CUSMA: Statement from Minister Fir

Economic Development, Trade and Tourism Minister Tanya Fir issued the following statement on the signing of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement:…

Could President Trump be Impeached and Convicted – but also Reelected?

By Austin Sarat, Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science, Amherst College With impeachment hearings underway into President Donald Trump’s conduct, America…

John Barlow, MP for Foothills, Appointed as Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food

OTTAWA – Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Official Opposition, has appointed John Barlow, Member of Parliament for Foothills as…

Premiers Back Key Parts of Alberta’s Fair Deal Plan

All of Canada’s Premiers back key aspects of Alberta’s fair deal plan. This includes support for retroactive reform of the…