Budget 2019: Albertans to pay more as United Conservative government reins in spending

Budget 2019: Albertans to pay more as United Conservative government reins in spending 1

Alberta will lower public sector jobs, finish the cap on post-secondary tuition, chop municipal funding and delay infrastructure initiatives, all with the purpose of returning to a balanced price range by 2023. The price range — the primary beneath the province’s new United Conservative Party government — forecasts a return to a modest surplus of […]

Wexit? Western separatist movement gains traction as Albertans react to Liberal victory

Wexit? Western separatist movement gains traction as Albertans react to Liberal victory 2

TORONTO — News of a Liberal minority win has breathed new life into the western separatist movement, tapping into the anger and frustration of voters who really feel they’ve been short-changed by the federal authorities. Though Alberta and Saskatchewan had been washed in Conservative blue Monday, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau managed to maintain on to […]

Rural Albertans express frustration over election cold shoulder

Rural Albertans express frustration over election cold shoulder 3

In rural Alberta, the province’s oil business and agriculture sectors have emerged as key points within the upcoming federal election, however to this point Albertans have been left with an amazing sense of being ignored. South of Calgary in Nanton, Alta., portion of the city’s 2,000 residents are struggling oil employees or farmers coping with […]