For the moment, both major federal opposition parties face significant challenges. Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are securely entrenched as a majority government and have managed at least temporarily to hold the support of swing voters on both sides of the political spectrum. 604 more words
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The government and official Opposition agreed Tuesday to pass legislation that will expand workers’ compensation coverage to workers suffering psychological injuries.
During the summer, the NDP introduced legislation that, if passed, would ensure all Saskatchewan employees suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) would receive benefits from the Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB). 378 more words
Premier Brad Wall put forward a motion Monday that would see the government officially oppose the federal government’s plan impose a national carbon tax.
He was looking for support from the NDP Opposition, but it appears he won’t get it. 475 more words
There has been much discussion lately about whether the Wildrose Party and the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta should or could co-operate to create a united, principled, competent alternative to the NDP government. 566 more words
Most Albertans grasp the state of today’s economy. Thousands of people have lost their jobs — or, if they’re among the relatively lucky, they’ve had to muddle through with wage cuts or reduced hours. 422 more words
A number of policy proposals being debated at the provincial NDP’s 2016 convention this weekend are raising eyebrows from the governing Saskatchewan Party.
One proposal calls for the NDP to adopt the anti-fossil fuel LEAP manifesto, while another calls for the transition out of conventional coal-fired power within two terms of government and to not build any new coal-fired carbon capture and storage plants “due to cost consideration.” 433 more words