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Alberta committee rejects conscience rights bill for health-care providers

Alberta committee rejects conscience rights bill for health-care providers

Liberals open to changing federal laws at heart of western anger: Carr

Liberals open to changing federal laws at heart of western anger: Carr

OTTAWA — The federal government's new western outreach ambassador says there might be room to look at changing legislation at the heart of anger towards the Liberal government in Canada's West.
Alberta NDP seek ruling to ban UCP from voting on bill to fire election watchdog

Alberta NDP seek ruling to ban UCP from voting on bill to fire election watchdog

Alberta overhauls workplace rules for farms, small operations to be exempt

Alberta overhauls workplace rules for farms, small operations to be exempt

Notley kicked out of Alberta legislature for comment on election watchdog firing

Notley kicked out of Alberta legislature for comment on election watchdog firing

COP continues to lobby for joint committee

COP continues to lobby for joint committee

Efforts to establish a joint rural crime committee involving Athabasca County, the Town of Athabasca and the Village of Boyle continued Nov. 6.

Municipalities prepare for financial squeeze

The 2019 provincial budget outlines significant cuts to municipal funding over the next four years, but local officials are unsure how that will affect their budgets. Over the next four years, the government plans to cut expenses by 2.8 per cent ($1.

Separation sentiment linked directly to Trudeau, says MP

Chris Zwick – Leader Staff The current feelings of discontentment among western Canadians are real and the Liberal government need only look in the mirror if it wants to know why separation from Canada seems like a viable path to so many, says newly-
Fatal collision kills Boyle man

Fatal collision kills Boyle man

A 39-year-old Boyle man is dead after a 2003 Saturn Ion travelling westbound on Highway 55 collided head-on with a semi transport truck heading eastbound at the junction of Highway 663.

Candidates react to election results

Leslie Penny said she wasn’t surprised at the results of Oct. 21’s federal election, at least on the local level. Penny, a retired nurse and Town of Barrhead councillor, was the Liberal Party candidate for the Peace River-Westlock riding.