By Aymen Sherwani, January 23 2019 —
Party leaders in Canadian federal politics can have more influence over the general public than the actual reputation of the party itself, as is the case for the current New Democratic Party leader, … Read the rest
By Ashar Memon, December 19 2018 —
2018 was a never-ending gauntlet all on its own. Here’s our top 10 news stories from a long 12 months.
University of Calgary student’s postponed sentence of U of C student convicted of … Read the rest
By Matty Hume, November 5 2018 —
Students’ Union executives and faculty representatives arrived in their Halloween best for the Oct. 30 meeting of Students’ Legislative Council. The meeting began with a report on the Oct. 19 University of Calgary … Read the rest
NDP introduces bill to cap post-secondary tuition to inflation, extends tuition freezes another year
By Jason Herring, October 29 2018 —
The Alberta New Democratic Party began the fall sitting of the Alberta legislature on Oct. 29 by introducing Bill 19, legislation that would cap post-secondary tuition in the province to inflation.
Additionally, the … Read the rest
March 8 2018 —
Alberta’s Ministry of Advanced Education had a busy first week of March. They granted university status to three of the province’s colleges — Red Deer College (RDC), Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) and the Alberta College … Read the rest
By Derek Baker, March 1 2018 —
In the wake of the current pipeline dispute between Alberta and British Columbia, the Pacific Province has taken another extraordinary step in protecting the environment.
Plans have been put in place to build … Read the rest
By Jason Herring and Tina Shaygan, November 30 2017 —
Students studying at Alberta’s public universities won’t have to worry about tuition increasing for another year.
Minister of Advanced Education Marlin Schmidt announced on Thursday morning in Edmonton that the … Read the rest
November 24, 2017 —
A provincial byelection was called for the Calgary-Lougheed riding Nov. 16. Much like the rest of the city, the riding has a history of electing conservative candidates. This time around, that candidate is United Conservative Party … Read the rest
By Victoria Veldhoen, November 6 2017 —
Last Monday, Karen McPherson — the member of the legislative assembly who quit the New Democratic Party’s caucus to become an independent at the beginning of October — became the latest MLA to … Read the rest