“There are other, more pressing things for us to be dealing with right now” than Danielle Smith’s big ideas, Manitoba’s premier says.
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith vowed Saturday to take measures to ensure masking mandates for children in Alberta’s kindergarten-to-Grade-12 classes can no longer be imposed. “Our government will not permit any further masking mandates of children in Alberta’s K-12 education system,” her edict published on the government’s website read. With Halloween right around the corner, this […]
Justice Grant Dunlop’s declaration that the UCP Government acted “unreasonably” is a useful reminder of the sins of now-departed premier Jason Kenney.
Nathan Cooper, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, announced yesterday he has received notice the Legislature will be prorogued on Sunday and a new session will begin with a Speech from the Throne on Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Within three years, the city’s senior bureaucrats hope to have permanently cut 33% – $1.5 million – a year from the library’s budget!
While Alberta Premier Danielle Smith fulminates about Alberta Health Services’ enforcement of public health measures during the pandemic, the Alberta Court of King’s Bench has upheld $80,000 in fines against an Edmonton church and one of its pastors for refusing entry to an AHS public health inspector six times in March and June 2021. In […]
If the UCP stays low in the polls, don’t bet against the possibility the Smith Government will find an excuse to ignore Alberta’s fixed-election date law and delay the next general election.
Meanwhile, outside the Legislature Building in downtown Edmonton yesterday, thousands of Alberta schoolteachers and their supporters protested the education policies of the UCP.
To borrow an American political metaphor, faced with risk of draining the swamp to get rid of the alligators, Premier Danielle Smith decided to flood it to keep them happy.
Given the way Alberta’s electoral districts are divvied up, Premier Danielle Smith thinks she doesn’t need very many of Alberta’s urban voters to win, and she’ll do what she needs to do to win.
Don’t rule out a counter-coup by the Conservative establishment if it starts to look as if Danielle Smith will make it possible for the NDP to bury the Conservative movement in Alberta for a generation.
Jason Kenney also once said he’d donate his pension to charity if he was still being paid a public salary when his superannuation kicked in. But he’ll start collecting his pension the day after he stops being paid as an MLA.