Some Albertans may consider higher provincial spending on medical care as a point of pride. Especially now when so many Canadians are concerned about gaps in our medical system. But the data show this spending isn’t worth bragging about because it does not buy better outcomes.
A new study from Generation Squeeze finds that both the UCP and the Alberta NDP commit to deliver just eight per cent of the concrete policy actions needed to support young families at the critical moment in their lives when they are planning for and having children.
A United Conservative Party candidate who compared transgender children in schools to having feces in food says she is sorry, plans to learn from it and is staying on to run in the May 29 Alberta election.
The wildfires in Alberta are just the latest reminder of how omnipresent the climate crisis has become. So why hasn't the campaign focused more on climate issues — and what does that say about politics right now? asks columnist Max Fawcett.
United Conservative Leader Danielle Smith says she will consider making changes amid questions over whether she is politicizing Alberta’s wildfire crisis by using party news conferences to deliver fire updates meant for the broader public.
In the 2012 provincial election, it was the outrageous comments from a Wildrose candidate (and Danielle Smith's refusal to condemn them) that cost her the election. This time, she might want to look in the mirror, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
Alberta's 2019 decision to cancel funding for an elite wildfire-fighting crew in 2019 came despite pleas to keep the Rapattack program from at least three municipalities, including one that has since been evacuated during this spring's blazes.
United Conservative Leader Danielle Smith apologized on Monday, May 8, 2023, after a 2021 video surfaced of her saying she wouldn’t wear a Remembrance Day poppy while comparing those who got the COVID-19 vaccine to followers of Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany.