Category Archives: Alberta

Kenney, UCP cleared in ethics probe tied to firing of election commissioner

Alberta’s ethics commissioner has rejected Opposition accusations that Premier Jason Kenney and his United Conservative caucus broke the rules when they fired the election official investigating their party. Marguerite Trussler, in a new report, says there is no evidence the United Conservatives directly benefited under the terms of provincial ethics rules when the UCP caucus…

Read more

City of Edmonton lays off 900 more workers in COVID-19 response

The City of Edmonton is temporarily laying off another 900 employees in response to reduced transit service and lower demand for administrative services, interim city manager Adam Laughlin announced Monday.  Nearly half of the laid-off staff are transit operators, Laughlin told a news conference at city hall.    Others being laid off include staff whose jobs…

Read more