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 [...]
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 [...]
PV Alberta Bureau
The Alberta Legislature will convene on February 25 with a new Speech from the Throne.
“At only 12% of the way though our mandate, we’ve delivered on 43% of our commitments to Albertans so far,” tweeted Alberta premier Jason [...]
It is a uniquely Canadian tradition that a finance minister wears a new pair of shoes when delivering a budget. While the origins of the tradition are unclear, several politicians have played with it to make a political point: Jim Flaherty resoled [...]
Jason Kenney has always been not just an opportunist supporter of corporate interests but an ideologue of misogyny and homophobia.
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