Provincial Politics

Minister Bilous introduces the next phase of the nationwide Keep Canada Working campaign.
Minister Bilous introduces the next phase of the nationwide Keep Canada Working campaign. Government of Alberta

Alberta launches the next phase of nationwide Keep Canada Working campaign

By Files from the Canadian Press
November 14, 2018 - 5:53pm

EDMONTON --  The Alberta government is launching what it calls a real-time lost-revenue counter to show how much Canadians are missing by keeping energy resources landlocked, as the next phase in its 'Keep Canada Working' campaign.

Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins helped release the Alberta MP Rural Crime Task Force Report to members of the public during a Rural Crime symposium on Friday
Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins helped release the Alberta MP Rural Crime Task Force Report to members of the public during a Rural Crime symposium on Friday RDNewsNOW

'Catch and release' doesn't work regarding rural crime - Alberta MP

By Sheldon Spackman - rdNewsNOW
November 9, 2018 - 11:32pm

RED DEER --  "We have to end the revolving door, the catch and release program doesn’t work.”

Those words from Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins regarding growing concerns over rural crime in Alberta.

Minister Shaye Anderson
Minister Shaye Anderson Photo Credit: Government of Alberta

New bill introduced in the legislature to strengthen local democracy

By Aaron Mahoney (@Mahones93 on Twitter)
November 5, 2018 - 3:58pm

EDMONTON – The provincial government is working to get big money out of local elections by banning corporate and union donations in municipal and school board elections in a new bill brought forward on Monday, Nov. 5.

Minister Hoffman stands with MLAs Cortes-Vargas and Drever along with representatives from the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services, Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton and College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
Minister Hoffman stands with MLAs Cortes-Vargas and Drever along with representatives from the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services, Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton and College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Government of Alberta

Alberta proposes tougher rules, transparency on health provider misconduct

By The Canadian Press
October 31, 2018 - 12:16am

EDMONTON -- New rules introduced in the Alberta legislature could see doctors, along with thousands of other health-care providers, face automatic licence suspensions for sexually abusing patients.

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