Rachel Notley

Watchdog slams NDP over 800,000 deleted emails

A democracy watchdog has slammed the Alberta government over 800,000 emails deleted by political staffers and managers.<p>Duff Conacher, co-founder of …

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Who will get rich off A.I.?

Good morning! Here’s what’s on our radar at the moment:<p>We’re only just starting to grapple with the true extent of the changes that artificial …

South Dakota

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

<b>Notley goes to bat for Trans Mountain</b><p>Alberta Premier Rachel Notley kicks off a cross-country speaking tour on the importance of the Trans Mountain …

Canadian News

Six stories in the news for today, Nov. 20

Six stories in the news for Monday, Nov. 20<p>——<p><b>CANADIANS TOLD TO BRACE FOR ‘CLASSIC’ WINTER</b><p>One of Canada’s high profile weather forecasters is warning …

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TransCanada awaits KXL decision; Notley launches pipeline tour

Noah Zivitz<p>Managing Editor, BNN<p>Follow|Archive<p>TransCanada will move one step closer to learning the fate of its Keystone XL project today. The …

Business (Canada)

Jagmeet Singh takes shot at Jason Kenney

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is accusing United Conservative Party boss Jason Kenney of “divisive” politics while praising Alberta’s premier …

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NDP leader Jagmeet Singh talks Alberta, energy and economic justice

Tour through Alberta did not include a meeting with Premier Rachel Notley<p>The new leader of the federal NDP, Jagmeet Singh, has been crossing the …

Canada

Kenney opens Calgary-Lougheed campaign office, says byelection is chance to send strong message to NDP

UCP leader will face Alberta Liberal Party Leader David Kahn in Dec. 14 byelection<p>United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenny cut the ribbon on his …

Canada

Premier Rachel Notley stands by pipelines despite TransCanada oil spill

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is standing by the safety of pipelines to transport oil despite a 795,000-litre spill on the Keystone pipeline in South …

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Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh visits Edmonton

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is making his first official visit to Edmonton since being selected as the party’s leader earlier this year.<p>Singh, …

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Cities push for new talks on revenue-sharing with province

While municipal leaders are growing impatient for a new revenue-sharing program from the province, Premier Rachel Notley said Friday her NDP …

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The Rebel to Rabble Review: Rebel Media on the outs (and loving it) at UN climate change confab

<i>The Rebel to Rabble Review is an experimental weekly feature here at iPolitics that aims to deliver a roundup of political stories circulating</i> …

Jason Kenney

The week ahead: Nebraska votes on Keystone XL; Black Friday kicks off holiday shopping season

Noah Zivitz<p>Managing Editor, BNN<p>Follow|Archive<p><b>Monday, November 20</b><p>-Nebraska Public Service Commission holds vote on Keystone XL pipeline route …

Business (Canada)

Corbella: Death of another iconic restaurant a sign of bad times in Calgary

Another iconic downtown Calgary restaurant is closing its doors and in so doing is opening a wider window into understanding just how tough things …

Canadian News

How the provinces are planning for pot legalization

Federal Liberals pushing for legalization by July 1, 2018<p>When the federal government announced it would be legalizing marijuana, it left it up to the …

Canada

New south Edmonton high school to be announced Friday

A new high school is being announced Friday for south Edmonton, which the Edmonton Public School Board (EPSB) says is at the top of the its priority …

Education

‘Tighten our belts’: NDP signals fiscal restraint, reduced spending

The NDP is signalling a move towards fiscal restraint after warning the province will tighten its purse strings.<p>“Now is the point in the plan where …

Canadian News

Thomson: The NDP's new slogan? Making belts tighter for all Albertans

Suck in your gut, Alberta.The provincial government wants to tighten your belt.But not in a sharp, painful way, apparently. This is not going to …

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Keystone spill comes ahead of key Nebraska vote on KXL

Noah Zivitz<p>Managing Editor, BNN<p>Follow|Archive<p>The timing couldn’t be any worse for TransCanada: approximately 5,000 barrels of oil leaked from its …

Business (Canada)

The Ledge: Byelection, unusual oratory and Alberta Party leadership race

Join Kim Trynacity and Michelle Bellefontaine as they look at the week in Alberta politics<p>On episode 3 of The Ledge, we take you down the halls and …

Jason Kenney

'We need it. We need two.': Government to announce new high school in south Edmonton

Premier Rachel Notley will announce the construction of a long-sought new public high school in south Edmonton on Friday.<p>The first phase of the …

Education

'Compassionate' belt-tightening coming for Alberta, premier says

Premier Rachel Notley signals new direction in speech to rural politicians in Edmonton<p>Premier Rachel Notley signalled Thursday her government will …

Canada

Alberta's gay-straight alliance bill passes with 42-23 vote

A bill preventing Alberta schools from notifying parents if their child joins a gay-straight alliance passed Wednesday morning.<p>The NDP government has …

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Opposition questions FOIP actions of premier’s former staffer

The United Conservative Party wants to know why Premier Rachel Notley's former chief of staff had his hands in a 2016 freedom of information …

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Alberta passes contentious bill strengthening gay-straight alliance rules

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's government has passed a bill strengthening rules around gay-straight alliances in schools.<p>The NDP used its majority in the house today to pass Bill 24 in third and final reading.<p>The bill closes loopholes the government says some schools have been using to delay or …

LGBTQ

Has Rachel Notley been thrown overboard by the Trudeau team?: Steward

All the more reason for Kenney to harangue Notley and her government for not having what it takes to get the job done. Never mind that fellow …

Canadian Politics

Impassioned debate over bill on gay-straight alliances continues in Alberta legislature

Debate over a bill dealing with privacy and gay-straight alliances in Alberta schools brought emotion-filled moments to the floor of the legislature …

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Political action committees face uncertain future as province weighs tougher rules

The political action committee affiliated with United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney is likely to close shop, while other PACs that sprung up …

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Press Pass: Call Liberal admiration for Alberta premier praise beyond borders

<b>NDP SUPERFAN</b> — Liberal MLA <b>Mary Polak</b> poured heaping amounts of praise on an NDP politician this past week, going all gushy on the individual to the …

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Alberta NDP and UCP adopt opposite strategies on gay-straight alliances

David J. Climenhaga | November 10, 2017<br>The results of Tuesday's elections in the not-entirely-dissimilar republic next door are suggestive of …

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