November 22, 2018 (Edmonton) – Yesterday it was reported Jason Kenney has established a transition team behind the scenes and has already begun the process of appointing senior political staffers and agencies, boards, and commissions positions.
Among the policies being considered is selling a large portion of land in Alberta’s Northwest.
November 21, 2018 (Edmonton) – Alberta Party MLA Rick Fraser is calling on the Minister of Agriculture to bring forward some long-awaited improvements to the Animal Protection Act.
"Thank you, Madam Speaker. I just wanted to take a couple of minutes to speak to this motion urging “the government to reject co-operation with the federal government in the imposition of the Paris agreement on climate change.” I find the wording very interesting. I don’t think that this is a situation of imposition so much as an agreement. The Paris accord was actually ratified by Canada on October 5, 2016, so I’m a little confused as to why this would be an emergency right now. We’ve had a couple of years to talk about it."
Greg Clark asked the government how we are going to tackle the huge discount our resources are selling at, and their answer wasn't very reassuring.
In a statement released on Saturday, the Alberta Party said the government should require oil producers to reduce production until bitumen prices improve.
”This is a national crisis,” said Greg Clark, Alberta Party caucus energy critic. “Curtailing production is a dramatic step, but it’s the right thing to do to maximize the value of the resource that all Albertans own."
Clark said that production should be reduced for each producer on a percentage basis based on their production.
MLA McPherson speaks about her letter to the Speaker of the Alberta Legislature asking for a review of the process around allegations of sexual misconduct. The Premier recently revealed that two members of the government caucus have been accused of sexual misconduct, and that the investigation was done secretly within caucus.
That's not good enough, and Karen explains why.