Tags : Politics

New fee for Alberta backcountry campers

As the weather warms up more and more Albertans are thinking about heading out and camping. You may have to bring a few extra dollars with you if you are heading out to the backcountry. Our legislative reporter Tyler Dawson says the province is bringing in a new fee for those who enjoy backcountry camping. Read More

The Liberals finally agree with the Tories

Political reporter Brian Lilley tells BCN’s Hal Roberts that the Trudeau Liberals agree with Erin O’Toole and the federal Conservatives about how a federal inquiry into Ottawa’s handling of the pandemic is warranted. It’s just a matter of when.Read More

Equalization Payments, Lockdowns and other Hot Topics in Alberta

Albertans want a fair deal from Ottawa and the rest of the nation, as the province continues to pour huge dollar amounts into equalization payments. There is a separatist movement brewing here as a result. Our guest is very outspoken on this issue as well as the move to end Covid lockdown measures.  Drew Barnes is the MLA for Cypress-Medicine Hat in South East Alberta, he joins BCN's Jeannette Rocher.Read More

Bill 47 – Arguments for and against

A new bill being proposed by the UCP, Bill 47, is receiving some backlash from the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees. The union says the bill, which is aimed at improving worker safety, will end up taking away rights from those workers.Read More