Premier Kinew Showcases Manitoba NDP Bench Strength with New 15-member Cabinet 

Yesterday, Wab Kinew was officially sworn- in as the Premier of Manitoba alongside his cabinet.   In addition to being the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and International Relations, Premier Kinew will also be responsible Indigenous reconciliation.  This is the first time in Manitoba a premier has taken on this additional role. Senator Murray Sinclair referred to […]

Alberta Update: October 13, 2023

This Week Premier Smith’s one-year anniversary: This past week marked one year since Premier Smith was sworn into office. On the occasion, the Premier released a statement reflecting on the progress made in the past 12 months giving special attention to Alberta’s work fighting against the federal government, addressing the affordability crisis, getting Alberta’s fiscal house in […]

Alberta Update: October 6, 2023

This Week $330 million to revitalize downtown Calgary: This week, the Government of Alberta’s commitment to invest $330 million into the City of Calgary was approved by cabinet and Treasury Board. The investment is targeting improvements in the Calgary arena and entertainment district that are estimated to result in four million square feet of mixed-use development. Once complete, […]

Manitoba NDP Government Transition Analysis

On Tuesday, October 3rd, Manitobans made history by electing a majority NDP government led by Wab Kinew who will be the first First Nations premier of a province in Canada. Both Heather Stefanson and Dougald Lamont announced that they will resign as leaders of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba and the Manitoba Liberal Party, […]

Manitoba Votes Day 23

Analysis   As the Manitoba campaign moves into the final weekend, and the end of the advance voting period, all parties will be focused on getting supporters to the polls and making their final pitches to undecided voters. Stefanson has taken a back seat, not appearing in front of media since Monday—relying on other candidates to […]

Alberta Update: September 29, 2023

This Week Opposing federal electricity regulations: Alberta is launching a national advertising campaign to inform Canadians about the effects of the federal Liberal government’s proposed Clean Electricity Regulations (CER).  Alberta’s advertising campaign highlights risks such as increasing power bills, driving out investment, and putting grid reliability at risk. Alberta is still moving towards a carbon-neutral power grid by 2050 through the Emissions Reduction […]

Manitoba Votes Day 21

This week, Probe Research released a poll that provides more insight into issues that are top of mind  for  Manitobans. Participants identified crime, healthcare, and poverty as the most important issues as they prepare to cast their ballots.   The PCs primary campaign message, taxation, ranked at the bottom of the list of issues voters […]