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Lethbridge MLA chairing committee to consider private school buses

The Government of Alberta announced the Student Transportation Task Force, which Lethbridge–East MLA Nathan Neudorf will chair. On the surface, it actually seems pretty benign.

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Alberta announces $17M for cattle backlog. How much will go to workers?

Ensuring that companies can still cut up animals is more important than acknowledging the more than 1,500 meat packing workers affected by COVID-19.

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The family connection between Cargill and the UCP

A recent article mentioned a union letter addressed to the head of Cargill, I wondered if a copy was online, and if it mentioned the head of the plant by name.

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The complex web of MLA Drew Barnes and the 11 companies he owns

While researching for an upcoming story, I noticed MLA Drew Barnes claimed as assets, loans to 5 companies. Then I realized they were his own companies.

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Agriculture Industry Advisory Committee members announced

Earlier this week, the Alberta government announced that they had established the Agriculture Industry Advisory Committee. Here are the committee members.

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62 MLAs claimed over $1 million combined in accommodation expenses last year

I recently searched through the expense claims for all the MLAs and found 62 MLAs who expensed any amount under this allowance during the 2019–2020 fiscal year.

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The connection between Telus and the Nixon family

In March, the province published an announcement on their website, promoting Babylon, a health app produced by TELUS.

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17 MLAs claimed Edmonton living expenses, while owning revenue properties

While combing through public disclosure statements for Alberta MLAs, I noticed some MLAs own rental properties. When I cross checked their expense claims, I noticed that 17 of them expensed housing costs in Edmonton.

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UCP staffer among 6 new appointees for postsecondary boards of governors

The province announced this week new appointments to boards of governors of 4 postsecondary institutions.

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Lethbridge auto dealers who donated to Shaping Alberta’s Future

I recently came across the Elections Alberta document that showed the contributions to the SAF, including from the Motor Dealers’ Association of Alberta. Here are the Lethbridge members who donated to the SAF and helped get Jason Kenney elected.