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FOI filings now 10 bucks a pop

By Shannon Waters November 30, 2021

The NDP government wasted no time in implementing filing fees for Freedom of Information requests, as enabled by the revamped Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Amendment Act.

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Backbenchers, Opposition push to address EMS shortage

By Catherine Griwkowsky November 29, 2021

Advocates and MLAs are sounding the alarm over an ambulance crisis in the province, but the Alberta Ombudsman says it is prohibited from investigating health authorities like Alberta Health Services.

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Romano on the defence over allegations he wasn’t living in the Sault

By Allison Smith November 26, 2021

Heading into an election year, Government and Consumer Services Minister Ross Romano has his back up over locals’ impression that he and his family did not live in his home riding of Sault Ste. Marie for the better part of two years.

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Premier pleads for unity, touts economic record at UCP AGM

By Catherine Griwkowsky November 22, 2021

Premier Jason Kenney delivered a message of economic hope to party members at the first in-person UCP AGM since 2019.

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Indigenous art unveiled inside Queen’s Park chamber

By Alan S. Hale November 21, 2021

For the first time, there is a piece of Indigenous artwork inside the chamber of the Ontario legislature.

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Prepare for battle: WSIB rebate emerges as labour reform ‘poison pill’ to Opposition, stakeholders

By Alan S. Hale November 21, 2021

When Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, was introduced, there was some concern among opposition members that a “poison pill” would be hidden within the text. After three days of hearings last week, NDP members of the social policy committee appear to have found one they are unwilling to swallow. 

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