Category Archives: Prairies/BC

Moe meets supporters at “The Big Honkin’ rally for a strong Saskatchewan” in Regina

REGINA — Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe outlined his vision for a strong province today as people honked their horns in support at an outdoor vehicle rally. Moe says he's running on his record in Monday's election. He says the Saskatchewan Party

Moe meets supporters at “The Big Honkin’ rally for a strong Saskatchewan” in Regina

REGINA — Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe outlined his vision for a strong province today as people honked their horns in support at an outdoor vehicle rally. Moe says he's running on his record in Monday's election. He says the Saskatchewan Party

Doctor says multi-day events like weddings linked to higher cases of COVID-19 in B.C.

VICTORIA — The president of British Columbia's largest health authority says multi-day events including weddings, funerals and gender-reveal parties have caused a surge in COVID-19 cases. Dr. Victoria Lee, the CEO of Fraser Health, says different group...

Liberals, Greens slam Horgan for calling snap election during pandemic

As British Columbia's election looms, John Horgan's rivals condemned the B.C. New Democrat leader's decision to call an election as COVID-19 infections surged in a second wave. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson echoed Green Leader Sonia Furstenau during ...

COVID-19 testing option to be tried at Calgary airport, U.S. border crossing

International travellers arriving in Alberta by air or land will have the option to take an expedited COVID-19 test to avoid quarantining for 14 days — a move the premier says would help the province's struggling service and tourism industry. The

Saskatchewan NDP leader promises cash to deal with rising COVID-19 numbers

SASKATOON — Saskatchewan NDP Leader Ryan Meili says he would immediately add $50 million to support the fight against COVID-19 if he were to become premier. Meili made the commitment at a campaign stop today in Saskatoon before Monday's provincial elec...

Politicians make their final pitches for votes ahead of Saturday’s election

British Columbia's party leaders are delivering some last-minute messages to voters who go to the polls on Saturday.  NDP Leader John Horgan has been campaigning in traditional B.C. Liberal ridings, telling voters that the province can't risk goin...

Follow the leaders in the Saskatchewan election campaign

Where the leaders are on the campaign trail Thursday for the Oct. 26 Saskatchewan election: --- NDP Leader Ryan Meili: SASKATOON -- Outlines measures an NDP government would take to address COVID-19 (10 a.m., backyard of 1330 Denham Cres.) SASKATOON --...

Car rally and COVID promises: Party leaders make pitches as Saskatchewan vote nears

The two main party leaders in Saskatchewan made big promises Thursday with just three days to go before the provincial election on Monday. Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe outlined his vision for a strong province at a car rally north of

Alberta premier tests negative for COVID-19 but will isolate for a week

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has tested negative for COVID-19 but will continue to isolate at home after one of his cabinet ministers tested positive.Kenney says he was tested Wednesday afternoon because he attended events with Municipal Aff...