Alberta

News

Jason Kenney Accused of Rolling Back LGBTQ Protections During Pride Month

The UCP government in Alberta will allow schools to delay approvals of Gay-Straight Alliances, and has defunded a working group on banning conversion therapy.
Hilary Beaumont
6.12.19
News

As Alberta Burns, Jason Kenney Repeals Carbon Tax

Nearly 30 forest fires, 10 of them considered out-of-control, are raging across the province.
Hilary Beaumont
5.30.19
News

Canadian Oil Companies Might Be Emitting Way More Than Reported

A new study suggests oil sands carbon emissions could be as much as 64 percent higher.
Hilary Beaumont
4.23.19
News

Jason Kenney’s United Conservatives Win Alberta Election

After a bitter campaign that saw several UCP candidates step down, Kenney outran the scandals of his newly-merged party.
Hilary Beaumont
4.17.19
Canada

Some Dude Spent His Friday Night Lighting Cars On Fire In Edmonton

The Edmonton arsonist was tackled in a Starbucks by a mustached man in a Hawaiian shirt and a guy with a 2x4.
Mack Lamoureux
4.15.19
News

Cleanup of Alberta’s Abandoned Oil Wells Could Cost $70 Billion

If companies can’t pay, taxpayers could be on the hook.
Hilary Beaumont
4.9.19
canadian politics

Alberta Liberal Leader Wants You To Know He’s Good At Layin’ Pipe

David Khan be layin’ pipe all night long….
Mack Lamoureux
4.8.19
Weed

Sorry, BC and Ontario, Alberta Is Canada’s New Weed Capital

How Canada’s petrol province became the best place to score legal cannabis.
Manisha Krishnan
4.3.19
politics

Jason Kenney Is Still Being Grilled Over His Anti-LGBTQ Record

The NDP has targeted the presumed frontrunner in the Alberta election. But will it make a difference?
Denio Lourenco
4.2.19
politics

UCP Candidate Eva Kiryakos Drops Out Over Social Media Comments

The Alberta candidate, who made transphobic and Islamophobic statements in the past, said she was being “bullied” by someone threatening to smear her.
Mack Lamoureux
3.25.19
Canadian far-right extemism

Alberta Muslim Council Urges Three Percenters Militia To Be Placed On Terror List

Following the Christchurch massacre the Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council say the time for platitudes is over and it's now time for concrete action.
Mack Lamoureux
3.20.19
Views My Own

Why Canadians Should Pay Attention to Brazil’s War on ‘Gender Ideology’

As a queer man born and raised in Brazil, I saw the fast progression of threats to LGBTQ+ people first-hand.
Thomas Iglesias Trombetta
2.4.19
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