By Lana Smidt
On July 7, the United Conservative Party government of Jason Kenney introduced Bill 32, the Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act. It’s a massive omnibus bill that amends six different labour and employment relations [...]
By Sasha Colvin, Jeremy Abbott, Luis Cifuentes
In the morning on June 25, just over 30 workers of Boilermaker Lodge 146 of Edmonton-based CESSCO Fabrication and Engineering found themselves served with a lockout notice after two and a half years [...]
By Corinne Benson
Alberta’s provincial government has slated 164 provincial park sites – 37 percent of parks in the province – for closure or third-party “partnerships.” Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party also intends to remove [...]
Profit before people?
By Corinne Benson
Our now-famous COVID-19 virus initially arrived through travelers on planes and cruise ships, but the source of the pandemic now seems to be “community spread,” which is really a name for workplace [...]
These are extraordinary times. News feeds and ordinary working people, not surprisingly, are focussed on the pandemic, the need to combat its spread by physical distancing, and the daily struggle to maintain life and supply the health system under [...]
PV Alberta Bureau
Energy price wars and global pandemics would be a challenge for any economy. Price wars, pandemics and Jason Kenney’s budget are a recipe for disaster.
Kenney has come out with a budget that would have been bad for Albertans [...]
By Jim Felix
When Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party (UCP) ended Alberta's brief period of NDP government last year, the province's labour movement knew that tougher times were on the way. Unlike the era of Ralph Klein's spending cuts in [...]
The Communist Party – Alberta has issued an open letter commending the University of Alberta for resisting calls to dismiss sessional lecturer Dougal MacDonald over his comments that the Ukrainian famine was not a genocide. MacDonald made the [...]
The only electoral force on the left is the Communist Party-Alberta.
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