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UCP posts “Happy Pride” message online

Yesterday, Leela Aheer, the minister of culture, multiculturalism, and status of women issued the following statement on Pride Month.

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Alberta government trying to create provincial parole board

Earlier this week, the Alberta government announced that they’d introduced and held first reading for Bill 18. If passed, the act would allow Alberta to follow in the footsteps of Ontario and Québec in creating their own provincial board.

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UCP appoints 3 new members to Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council

Last week, the Alberta lieutenant governor approved the appointments of 3 persons to the Alberta Agricultural Products Marketing Council. Two of them are connected to over $100,000 in political donations.

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The UCP government passed Bill 1; is protest illegal?

Yesterday, the Alberta government passed Bill 1, otherwise known as Critical Infrastructure Defence Act. Here’s what you need to know.

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Tyler Shandro won’t negotiate new pharmacy funding framework

In February 2018, the NDP announced a new pharmacy funding framework, which was supposed to expire March 2020. Rather than renegotiate it, however, Tyler Shandro decided to simply extend the previous framework until March 2022.

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Alberta agriculture minister responsible for ending Canadian Wheat Board

The person most responsible for dismantling the CWB, despite a majority of farmers voting to keep it, is now the minister over agriculture in Alberta.

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A critical response: Cops charge 6 people in Lethbridge drug bust

Yesterday, the Lethbridge Police Service published a media release regarding 6 arrests they made last Friday related to drug trafficking. In the release, they name all 6 individuals.

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A list of the 18 Alberta MLAs who own stocks, and who they invested in

I decided to spend a couple of days browsing their public disclosure statements to check.

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Feds increase borrowing capacity to half a billion dollars for dairy commission

Last week, the House of Commons and Senate passed C-16, which authorized the Canadian Dairy Commission to borrow up to $500 million to purchase, sell, and market dairy products.

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Did Tyler Shandro misrepresent an oil and gas organization while he was a lawyer?

I recently acquired several documents related to the Canadian Action Coalition. While reviewing the documents, I noticed that the annual returns for 2016, 2017, and 2018 were filed by Tyler Shandro.