Wildrose caucus changes party's course on minority group rights The 16-member Wildrose caucus released a “binding statement” in support of equality rights for specific minority groups after the party’s membership rejected a similar policy proposal at its annual meeting earlier this month. In the statement released Monday, the caucus declared its support for the values enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Alberta Human Rights Act.
Saskatoon police insist 'charges were appropriate' against marijuana compassion club After being called “nothing short of shameless and gutless” for arresting four people connected to the Saskatchewan Compassion Club, Saskatoon police say the investigation into the marijuana dispensary was simply “treated as all drug investigations are.” The police service on Tuesday issued a 531-word release that it said was “an attempt to clarify public statements,” adding that “no further comment will be […]
Questions remain after Prentice grounds Alberta’s fleet Alberta’s taxpayer-funded fleet will be grounded by early December, a government source says, but it may be much longer before the actual costs of the move are known. The decision to scrap Alberta’s controversial taxpayer-funded fleet came on Sept. 16, shortly after Jim Prentice was sworn in as premier. Since then, the fleet hasn’t been used by government ministers, only civil servants under a revised approval process.