April 5 2019 —
The Alberta election is under two weeks away. The election boils down to a race between the current New Democratic Party government and opposing United Conservative Party, both of which have now released their platforms.
One … Read the rest
April 3 2019 —
On April 16, just as students at the University of Calgary start writing their exams, Albertans will go to the polls to vote in the 2019 provincial election.
Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party are hoping to swing Alberta voters … Read the rest
The UCP’s proposal won’t help.
By Derek Baker, February 27 2019 —
Canadian governments are plagued by strict party discipline and leader-dominated election campaigns. Backbenchers rarely vote out of party lines. When they’re allowed to, it’s apparently a big deal … Read the rest
By Derek Baker, December 19 2018 —
Alberta’s federal relations have never been overly congenial. From lurking sentiments of the underrepresentation of Western regions in federal politics to overt statements proclaiming “Let the Eastern bastards freeze in the dark,” Western … Read the rest
By Kayle Van’t Klooster, October 29 2018 —
Conservative parties have had it pretty easy the past couple of years. In Ontario, all the Progressive Conservatives had to do to ascend to power was criticize the former Liberal government, despite … Read the rest
By Mickail Hendi, October 16 2018 —
United Conservative Party nomination candidates Lance Coulter, Leila Houle and Nicole Williams were recently photographed with members of the far-right anti-immigrant group Soldiers of Odin (SOO) that attended an event held by the … Read the rest
By Chloe Chan, October 5 2018 —
Spurred by the concerns of Alberta parents, Support Our Students (SOS) is a non-profit advocacy group that aims to bring an equal public education experience to each student and reduce the privilege of … Read the rest
By Kayle Van’t Klooster, September 11 2018 —
The Alberta New Democratic Party government’s increase to the provincial minimum wage towards a living wage is one of its most ambitious policies. When it was announced, the policy was met with … Read the rest