Tags : alberta politics

Trudeau wants Alberta to transition away from oil and gas.

Prime Minister Trudeau says he would like to see Alberta transition away from oil and gas. This obviously does not sit well with Premier Danielle Smith and the Alberta government. We asked our legislative reporter, Tyler Dawson if Premier Smith would consider invoking the Alberta Sovereignty Within a United Canada Act to shoot down Ottawa’s […]Read More

Notley responds to Smith winning UCP leadership race

The United Conservative Party has a new leader. She is 51-year-old Danielle Smith. The former leader of the Wildrose Party of Alberta beat out former finance minister Travis Toews on the 6th ballot. Smith had around 53 per cent of the vote compared to Toews’ 46 per cent. Alberta NDP leader Rachel Notley offered up […]Read More

Premier’s rivals slam decision of mail-in ballots

The United Conservative Party has decided to make a massive switch for the upcoming leadership review of Premier Jason Kenney on April 9. It has been changed from an in-person vote to mail-in ballots. Opponents of Kenney are not happy with this change. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, UCP MLA Brian Jean called the decision […]Read More

Lyndsay Montina vying for Coalhurst mayoral seat

And just outside of Lethbridge, Lyndsay Montina is vying for the title of Mayor of Coalhurst in the 2021 municipal election. She’s joining Ron Lagemaat as the only two participants running for the town. Montina is the Director of Alumni Relations at the University of Lethbridge. She’s also the President of the Parks and Recreation […]Read More

NDP says doctor shortage requires action from UCP

NDP Finance Critic and Lethbridge-West MLA, Shannon Phillips, had a harsh message Tuesday afternoon for the newly appointed Health Minister Jason Copping. Phillips says the Alberta government isn’t doing enough to help out residents who have been experiencing a shortage of family physicians in the city. Phillips talked with two women who said they have […]Read More