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‘Can’t wait any further’: Notley calls on province for more COVID-19 restrictions as variants spike
In not imposing tighter restrictions as COVID-19 variant cases surge, Premier Jason Kenney is playing politics and recklessly putting Albertans’ lives in jeopardy, NDP leader Rachel Notley said Monday.
Supreme Court’s carbon tax ruling ‘erodes provincial jurisdiction,’ Kenney says
Premier Jason Kenney slammed the Supreme Court of Canada’s carbon tax ruling Thursday, saying it “erodes provincial jurisdiction and undermines our constitutional federal system,” while leaving the door open to a potential made-in-Alberta levy moving forward.
More residents left Alberta for other provinces than moved there in 2020: Statistics Canada
Alberta lost more than 2,000 residents to other parts of Canada in 2020 as the province coped with economic challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic coupled with ongoing struggles in the oil patch, according to data released this week by Statistics Canada.
Rogers' 'sweeteners' for $20-billion Shaw takeover may test regulatory, political patience
Rogers Communications Inc.’s efforts to secure its $20 billion (US$16 billion) acquisition of Shaw Communications Inc. could be insufficient to overcome regulatory hurdles and political opposition amid concerns Canadians face some of the world’s highest phone bills.