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Fall of a Giant

To be perfectly honest with you, I think they were pushed.

Most all of you involved in the agricultural industry in Western Canada have seen, by now, the news coming from Western Feedlots in High River, Alberta. 1,292 more words

Brian Mason says Alberta democracy committee could be scrapped

Alberta’s government house leader is accusing opposition members of deliberately derailing the work of a flagship committee on democratic reform.

Brian Mason also left open the possibility the all-party legislature committee could be left on the scrap heap when its mandate expires next week. 603 more words


Jason Kenney officially quits federal politics to pursue Alberta ambitions: 'no going back now'

It’s a move political watchers knew was coming and one critics have said is long overdue. On Tuesday afternoon, Calgary Midnapore MP Jason Kenney tweeted that he has submitted his letter of resignation to the Speaker of the House of Commons and that Friday would be his last day on Parliament Hill. 235 more words


Climate debate distracts from finding solutions: Alberta environment minister

Alberta’s environment minister says debate around climate change has become too polarized, and that uncertainty on action will discourage investment.

READ MORE:¬†Alberta NDP appoints task force to advise on green tech¬†investments… 370 more words


NDP policy causing too many vehicle registration tickets: Wildrose

The Opposition Wildrose says too many Albertans are getting tickets because of the NDP government’s new vehicle registration policy.

Last March the government announced it would no longer mail out reminders for people to renew their vehicle registrations in order to save $3 million per year. 270 more words


Jason Kenney to pursue conservative unity regardless of Wildrose support

Alberta MP Jason Kenney says he will still pursue a unity agenda even if he wins the Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership race but fails to get support from party members to merge with the right-centre Wildrose party. 848 more words


Notley confident in Alberta's pipeline plan despite continued opposition

Premier Rachel Notley said the heated national debates around oilsands pipelines are “challenging,” but dismissed the notion the NDP government’s strategy to win support for such projects is failing. 579 more words

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