Why libraries – and library users – need their librarians and other library workers to be union members

Doug Ford? Doug Ford? Who is Doug Ford again?  I think he’s Rob Ford’s brother? OK. Who is Rob Ford? Mr. Ford, in case you’ve forgotten already, was the former Toronto

Revolving door still spinning at Alberta Health Services executive suite in wake of $3-billion ‘Sonic boom’

Rick Trimp, who most recently was Alberta Health Services’ vice-president of province-wide clinical supports, programs and services and before that was briefly the organization’s interim co-CEO, doesn’t work

Alberta’s big problem is the same as Russia’s – so what’s Stephen Harper doing about it?

The Globe and Mail, tireless cheerleader for the Harper Government, was Woo-hoo! That’ll teach those Russkies to try to keep NATO missile forces off their strategic front porch! As

Liberal Leader Raj Sherman may have scored ‘own goal’ as Elections Alberta investigates donations to his party by firms he owns

Call it the Alberta Political Advantage. Reports of illegal and questionable political donations have dogged Alberta’s Progressive Conservative government for years. These included contributions made by such public institutions

Business arising from the minutes: Unionized St. Albert workers sign deal; CTF Alberta director suddenly departs

TORONTO It was my intention, since I am away from Alberta on business, not to file an Alberta Diary post this evening. Truth be told, Friday night and Saturday

There’s no better time than right now for non-union employees of the City of St. Albert to look for union protection

ST. ALBERT, Alberta If you’re a front-line administrative or library worker employed by the City of St. Albert, you should be thinking seriously about joining a union. Now. Here’s

Said to be sought as candidate by Wildrose Party, ‘tax watchdog’ spokesperson’s intentions are for the moment unclear

Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith is “working hard” to recruit Canadian Taxpayers Federation Alberta spokesperson Derek Fildebrandt as a candidate for the next provincial general election in the Calgary-Bow

The Annals of Irony: Those alleged Wildrose caucus recordings and Danielle Smith’s 1999 school board ‘opposition research’ escapade

There is a certain irony in Opposition Leader Danielle Smith’s distress this week at the thought someone might have recorded meetings of the Wildrose Party’s Legislative caucus. That someone,

Conservative parties squirm as fired AHS executive triumphs over government, controversial MLA quits opposition caucus

Alberta’s governing Progressive Conservative Party and its Opposition Wildrose Party, in addition to sharing an identical right-wing ideology, face a similar problem this morning, a situation and a

Guns ’n’ Roses: How ‘High River Gun Grab’ hysteria hurt the Wildrose Party

Día de los Muertos PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico Danielle Smith's Wildrose Party lost the Calgary West by-election last week by 315 votes to Jim Prentice's Progressive Conservatives. Leastways, it's pretty hard to