Provincial Politics

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Hope for an apology and reconciliation: Provincial Government hears from Sixties Scoop survivors

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
February 14, 2018 - 1:14pm

LETHBRIDGE - To Adam North Peigan, June 17, 2015 was a very emotional day. It was the day when former Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger stood up in the provincial legislature and issued an official apology to all Sixties Scoop survivors in the province.

David Eggen visits a Lethbridge school
David Eggen visits a Lethbridge school LNN filre photo

Alberta eyes pay grid and ceiling to rein in rising pay for school superintendents

By The Canadian Press
February 13, 2018 - 1:29pm

EDMONTON -  Alberta's education minister says salaries for school superintendents are out of line with the rest of the province and need to be reined in.

David Eggen says he's looking at a number of options, including a pay cap and a salary grid.

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Alberta Premier Notley unveils high-profile task force to counter B.C. 'attack'

By The Canadian Press
February 9, 2018 - 5:38pm

CALGARY - Premier Rachel Notley has unveiled a task force she says will defend Alberta jobs from B.C.'s "unconstitutional attack" on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, but she wouldn't give details on exactly what the high-profile group will consider or when they will act.

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Province's Status of Women Ministry lauds success of Safer Spaces certificates program

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
February 8, 2018 - 4:05pm

LETHBRIDGE -  In the last year-and-a-half, 379 certificates have been handed out by the provincial government, allowing victims of family violence to end their leases early, without financial penalty.