Alberta’s ‘Sunshine List’ – let a little light shine in … but only a little, and only where we want it

Today’s the day the government of Alberta is supposed to publish its “Sunshine List” of its supposedly most highly paid civil servants.It’s not appeared yet – so, it

Appeal Court says Labour Relations Board must consider AUPE call for ‘excluded’ civil servants to be part of union

The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees moved a small step closer today to its never-quite-openly stated goal of reaching 100,000 members thanks to a favourable Appeal Court ruling

Oh to be a fly on the cabinet room wall today! Court grants stay on application against AUPE of Bill 46 until Valentine’s Day

Who wouldn’t want to be a fly on the wall at today’s meeting of the Redford cabinet when the topic of yesterday’s ruling by Court of Queen’s Bench

CFIB members please post: ‘Money from public sector wages & pensions NOT wanted here!’

Whew! That was a close one! We almost improved the Canada Pension Plan! “Small business owners and employees can breathe a sigh of relief for the time being,” the

Alberta government ponders ‘options’ as independent arbitrator overturns firing of jail guards who took part in illegal strike

An independent arbitrator has overturned the firing of four Correctional Officers who took part in the illegal April 2013 strike that the Redford Government claims prompted its unconstitutional

Still hoping for a ‘deal’ with AUPE, Alberta Deputy Premier Dave Hancock has a Seinfeld moment

With nothing to report in “negotiations” between the government of Alberta and the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees and the prospect of a self-imposed deadline to bring down

About those 620,000 missing patient files: the timing’s interesting but the accountability’s a bigger deal

Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne claims to be outraged he’s only But no one in a position of responsibility seems all that concerned that the records – which

Dunderdale’s departure relocates Redford deeper in premiers’ popularity sub-basement

Well, she’s not quite hit Rock bottom. But thanks to the But yesterday, Newfoundland Progressive Conservative Kathy Dunderdale, who was languishing in the poll’s sub-basement with a vote of

The ‘Petroleum Party’ in full cry about Neil Young: what are they afraid of? Not what Northwestern Alberta doctors fear

Here in Alberta, the Petroleum Party dominates everything – the federal government, the provincial government, the government benches in the Legislature, the opposition benches in the same place,

With free expression under assault in Alberta, where’s ‘free speech advocate’ Ezra Levant?

Where's Ezra Levant now that we need him? Mr. Levant, after all, is frequently billed as Canada’s foremost “free speech advocate,” although mostly by himself and his friends in

It’s time to recognize the market-fundamentalist elephant in the airport security screening room

Canadian airports really do have a security problem with fundamentalists: market fundamentalists! Everyone knows that if Skylar Murphy, Edmonton International Airport’s adolescent Moreover, the crowd that constantly complains about