EDMONTON—Alberta and Saskatchewan were painted a solid Conservative blue yesterday, but leaders must now wrap their heads around getting resources to market with a Liberal minority government in Ottawa that will need the help of other parties to remain in power.
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EDMONTON—The Alberta government has made changes and apologized to the families involved after video was aired of a deceased person in a body bag being manhandled outside the medical examiner's office.
EDMONTON—Premier Rachel Notley is ordering a mandatory cut to oil production to deal with a price crisis she says threatens to gut Alberta's bedrock industry.
EDMONTON—The Calgary Stampeders' beleaguered receiving corps got a bit of good news yesterday as receiver Eric Rogers suggested he'll be good to go against Ottawa on Grey Cup Sunday.
“Everyone's a little banged up at this time of year, some more than others,” Rogers told reporters prior to team practice on the southern campus of the University of Alberta.
The driver of a transport truck faces 29 criminal charges in a fatal collision that killed 16 people, including 10 players, with the Humboldt Broncos' junior hockey team.
Thirteen other players were injured.
RCMP said Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, 29, is accused of dangerous driving causing death, as well as causing bodily injury.
EDMONTON—Alberta United Conservative leader Jason Kenney is standing by his personal attack on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whom he called empty and clueless.
Kenney says, from his experience, Trudeau struggles with nuanced political issues, particularly the contentious debate around the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.
EDMONTON—Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she wants progress within days from Ottawa in resolving a pipeline dispute with British Columbia or her government will look at further retaliatory measures.
EDMONTON—Two weeks of stormy debate over sex, education, and the rights of students and parents were capped off yesterday when Alberta passed a bill that strengthens rules on gay-straight alliances in schools.
“It's about protecting some of the most vulnerable kids in our province,” Education minister David Eggen told the house prior to the vote on third and final reading of Bill 24.
EDMONTON—Alberta Conservative Party leadership candidate Jason Kenney says it's not up to Premier Rachel Notley to dictate how sex education is taught in the Catholic school system.
And he says Notley needlessly is divisive on a plan by Catholic school superintendents to craft an alternative sex-ed curriculum that reflects faith-based teaching.
EDMONTON—An Alberta university says it has been defrauded of $11.8 million in a so-called “phishing” attack, admitting it didn't have safeguards in place as staffers unwittingly paid out millions of dollars online.
“This is an administrative error,” David Beharry, spokesman for MacEwan University, said Tuesday.