Something for the NDP to think about: How about bringing Alberta’s labour laws into the 20th Century? (Never mind the 21st)

PHOTOS: Alberta Labour Minister Christina Gray. Below: Gil McGowan, president of the Alberta Federation of Labour, Athabasca University Labour Studies Professor Bob Barnetson and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. The

Oilsands phase-out freak-out explained: Conservatives see the road back to Ottawa going through Edmonton

PHOTOS: G7 leaders including Canada’s then prime minister, Stephen Harper, wander down the garden path in Schloss Elmau, Germany, in June 2015. Below: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, Alberta

Premier Rachel Notley introduces six new cabinet members … pretty flawlessly

PHOTOS: Premier Rachel Notley introduces her expanded, 19-member (that is, 18 full + 1 associate member) cabinet to the media at Government House yesterday morning. (Photo by Dave

Alberta Federation of Labour President Gil McGowan assails Notley Government’s royalty ‘mistake’

PHOTOS: Alberta Federation of Labour President Gil McGowan. Below: Mr. McGowan with federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair; Calgary Sun columnist Rick Bell. Many progressive Albertans who were shocked and

Jim Prentice to Rotarians: Don’t read my lips, but no new taxes! Everything else will be revealed later …

PHOTOS: Alberta Premier Jim Prentice demonstrates the concept of “jazz hands” at his post-speech presser yesterday in Edmonton while Labour Minister Ric McIver stands by, perhaps pondering what

Brent Rathgeber may not a be a Tory any more, but he still supports the Harper Government’s worst ideas

ST. ALBERT, Alberta Notwithstanding his much-publicized break with the Harper Conservatives, Independent Edmonton-St. Albert Member of Parliament Brent Rathgeber continues to rhapsodize enthusiastically about the alleged benefits of the

Edmonton New Democrat David Eggen is first to join Alberta’s only interesting political leadership race

The latest Alberta political leadership candidate says his name means “the sharp end of the axe” in Norwegian, which would sound more sinister in this neoliberal era of

Explaining the screams for easy-to-exploit Temporary Foreign Workers: Canadians are just too uppity for many low-wage employers

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark rose in that province’s Legislative Building in Victoria yesterday and apologized for a stream of racist laws and policies that began to be