Alberta panel recommends cuts to fix province’s spending problem
The committee recommended that Alberta keep spending flat for the next four years.
Conservative MP leading the fight for better ‘safety net’ for workers with episodic diseases
In November 2018, prominent Conservative MP David Yurdiga put forth a private members’ motion, M-192, in Canada’s parliament to change the standards in which financial disability aid is given.
Mount Royal Professor believes freedom of speech is a “weapon” meant to destroy academic freedom
Professor and Mount Royal Faculty Association (MRFA) representative on MRU’s board of governors, Dr. Roberta Lexier, believes that freedom of speech infringes on her academic freedoms. The Justification for this stance is shaky at first glance, and the explanation isn’t exactly convincing.
Two Edmonton mothers plead guilty to abuse and unlawful confinement of young daughters
The abuse and confinement were initially brought to the attention of police in December 2017, when a babysitter discovered the two daughters, aged 3 and 6, of one of the two women barricaded in the basement while the three children of the other woman played upstairs.
Former PC Alberta MLA facing immigrant fraud-related charges after gaming student permits
These charges come as a result of a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) criminal investigation into the activities of former Alberta MLA Carlito (Carl) Benito and his son Charles Benito.
Victory for children and parents: Alberta repeals Bill 24
Known as Bill 24, the new law took away the discretion of teachers and principals to inform – or not inform – parents about their children’s involvement with a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) or GSA-related activities.
Albertans have purchased more legal marijuana than any other province
New data from Statistics Canada shows that Albertans spend big money on legal marijuana—so much so that they’re the number one province in marijuana sales.
Major multi-vehicle collision in Alberta leaves three dead and 10 injured
At least 3 are dead and 10 have been injured following a serious multi-vehicle collision involving 12 vehicles on Highway 9 in Alberta Tuesday evening.
Calgary safe injection site causing a spike in police calls and crime
Calgary’s Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre, a safe consumption site located in the Beltline, has started raising major safety concerns among locals living close by.
Albertan man charged with second-degree murder of 54-year-old in Kelly Lake
One 24-year-old man has been taken into custody and charged with second-degree murder after a body was discovered in a residence in Kelly Lake.