Talk about a contrast.
In Calgary, Jason Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party and Alberta’s official Opposition, was speaking like he was running the government of Alberta, even though the provincial election is about seven months away.
In Edmonton, Premier Rachel Notley was speaking like she was running the official Opposition.
Can a society which welcomes diversity find room in its group hug to embrace truth?
One would think that the answer should be yes. After all, if every person, idea, or viewpoint is allowed, then why not truth?
Shelter organizers say the change is to recognize that men can be victims of domestic abuse, yet they struggle to find emergency housing.
An Alberta couple forced to sell their late son’s classic car to raise money for their orphaned grandchildren’s medical expenses received a heartwarming surprise when the community bought the vehicle at auction – then gave it back to them.
The sign is likely a response to the continued hypocrisy of the Prime Minister to remain close with individuals such as B.C. Premier John Horgan who aims to stop any and all possible expansion of our oil supply to tidewater, at the same time that provinces who refuse to move forward on the national carbon tax are attacked.
If cars and trains and planes could run on green sanctimony, in the age of Justin Trudeau, Canada would be Kuwait. But of course they don’t. And in Save the Auto Pact week, which is how I would characterize Chrystia Freeland’s frantic return from Europe and Ukraine to Washington, to answer Mr. Trump’s summons and catch up with her Mexican “partners,” who would have guessed that a federal court would shoot a thunderbolt at the industry that allows all those cars to do what cars do in the first place?
Alberta can’t win for losing.
On the very day shareholders of Kinder Morgan were set to vote on whether to sell the Trans Mountain pipeline to the Canadian government, the driving force being the project’s uncertainty, the Federal Court of Appeal effectively quashed the Trudeau Liberals’ plan to build it on the backs of taxpayers.
EDMONTON—Premier Rachel Notley vowed to pull Alberta out of the national climate plan after the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision put the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project on hold.
“Albertans are angry, I am angry. Alberta has done everything right and we have been let down,” said Notley in a live broadcast address Thursday evening.
Former Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper will be doorknocking for the upcoming Alberta election in the Calgary constituency held by a bitter foe of United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney.
A Canadian man in his early 20s, whose name has been not identified, changed his gender on his government ID to receive lower car insurance costs.
The man, who is from the province of Alberta, proclaimed stated, “I have taken advantage of a loophole”.
A southern Alberta teenager’s desire to quash proposed changes to federal firearms legislation has become the second-most-signed e-petition to the government in Canadian history.
The Notley government has spent three years doing everything it can to ruin Alberta’s economy.
It has imposed – and then raised – an unwanted carbon tax. It has risked reducing development of the oilsands by imposing a hard cap on emissions. It has raised taxes on energy companies, cozied up to the federal Liberals and accelerated the shut down of every one of our coal-fired power plants at a tremendous cost to Alberta taxpayers and coal communities.
And in the process of paying for this, the NDP are on a path to rack up nearly $100 billion in debt.
A Court of Queen’s Bench judge in the city of Medicine Hat is hearing 25 faith-based schools and others’ case against Bill 24, The Canadian Press reports. The plaintiffs want enforcement of the law delayed until its constitutionality is decided.
Last year, Alberta education minister David Eggen led the effort to pass Bill 24, which forbids schools from telling parents if their children have joined GSAs without the child’s consent, even children as young as kindergarten.
“The training will help dispel some of the myths that surround our relationship with the Indigenous people and our understanding of who they are,” Feehan said Monday.
“I think it really does help us on our journey toward reconciliation.”
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said Thursday the wheat containing a genetically modified trait, developed by Monsanto Co. to tolerate the Roundup weed killer, was discovered in the Western Canada province.