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Conservatives savage Liberal government over cancellation of Energy East pipeline

Deputy Tory leader Lisa Raitt is blaming the decision squarely on what she described as the “disastrous” Liberal policies of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “Today...

Gunter: Jason Kenney could buoy cash-strapped Alberta PCs

Topic #3, though, had to be Jason Kenney. The Calgary MP has announced he will seek the leadership of the provincial Tories next spring and,...

Gunter: Jason Kenney is an interesting blend of pragmatic politician and strong

Kenney Conservative MP Jason Kenney asks a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 15,...

Bernier bid for Tory leadership focus on freedom, respect

OTTAWA -- Maxime Bernier nearly jumped off the couch in his Parliament Hill office when I asked him if he could lead the federal Conservatives...

Peter MacKay would help unite Alberta's right

OTTAWA -- Peter MacKay says he's standing by ready to help unite the right in Alberta -- but only if he's asked. MacKay, in an...

Election 2015: Edmonton-West

The riding is made up from parts of the former Edmonton-Centre and Edmonton-Spruce Grove ridings, both of which have been Conservative strongholds for MPs Laurie...

Treasury Board of Canada president says federal budget will be balanced

Despite languishing oil prices hitting the Canadian economy hard, Tony Clement, president of the Treasury Board of Canada, said the upcoming federal budget will be...

Funding announced for Cold Lake fighter base

The Cold Lake SunAssociate defence minister Julian Fantino announced $45.7 million in funding on March 4 for improvements to 4 Wing Cold Lake. The funding...

Fighter jets depart from CFB Cold Lake, Alberta to Middle East

4 WING, COLD LAKE, AB -- Heavy security controlled the scene at 4 Wing, Cold Lake, as six CF-18 Hornet fighter jets took off from...

Health Minster announces proposed changes to Canada health food labels [Video]

On Monday, Edmonton-Spruce Grove MP and Minister of Health Rona Ambrose popped by a southside Superstore grocery store, 4410 17 St. NW, to discuss the...

Alberta Finance Minister Horner says no way to idea of single national ...

"Today is a landmark day ... this is a day that Jim Flaherty would be very happy about," said Oliver, referencing former finance minister Jim...

Edmonton plan to end homelessness gets federal funding

Rona Ambrose Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose announces funding to help people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless at Homeward Trust in...

Edmonton MP Laurie Hawn defends Justice Minister Peter Mackay after Mother's ...

Edmonton MP Laurie Hawn says the recent criticism levelled at federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay for emails he sent on Mother's Day and Father's Day...

Country star Hunter Hayes makes Edmonton appearance

"Waiting wasn't that bad, it went really fast," Sitco said. "We just thought it would be really exciting and a good experience." Hill added. It's...

Terry Jones: Edmonton Eskimos general manager Ed Hervey believes he has a ...

We're going to play fast. And we're excited about putting it all on the field,” he began. “I think the players are excited about the...

Fine, probation among penalties for Edmonton assault involving gay man

“It is something that you both should be embarrassed by,” said Court of Queen's Bench Justice Rob Graesser, adding that the behaviour that led to...

Legion Dominion Convention kicks off

On Monday, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Julian Fantino, will speak to delegates regarding the 14 recommendations a parliamentary committee review released earlier this month to...

Edmonton a year away from world class soccer tourney

Event ambassador and federal health minister Rona Ambrose said Edmonton has 27,000 registered soccer players who can gain inspiration through the strong female role models...

City administration poised to be part of 2022 World Cup bid if Qatar falls through

We'd be looking at big volumes of people. We'd probably need upgrades to our transportation system, but those would be great problems to have.” CORNER...

Chris Rwabukamba reverting to college career playing multiple positions

His name may be a nightmare for play-by-play men, but Chris Rwabukamba seems ready to take on a new role with the Edmonton Eskimos. With...

AFN rejects eduction bill

... 2014 05:45 PM MDT | Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 05:52 PM MDT. VALCOURT Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt speaks during Question Period in...

Memorial Cup: Oil Kings players still letting CHL championship sink in

It was a moment the Edmonton Oil Kings players had been waiting their a lifetime for, and everyone was going to get their turn, just...

Companies following oil tanker rail ban: Raitt

OTTAWA - Companies shipping oil by rail are so far respecting Canada's ban on aging and dangerous DOT-111 tankers, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt said Monday.

Edmonton gets a final piece of funding for southeast portio of Valley LRT line

Rona Ambrose, federal Health Minister and Regional Minister for Northern Alberta, announced the funding through the New Building Canada Fund at the South Campus LRT...

One soldier has died, and four others injured, in an armoured vehicle rollover ...

"I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Lieutenant-Colonel Bobbitt," said Canada Minister of National Defence, Rob Nicholson, in...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces Quanto's Law in Edmonton

Harper was joined by his wife Laureen and federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose. “This legislation also recognizes the vital role that service animals, such as...

This week in pictures

With Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in rehab — supposedly — Toronto Sun photographer Michael Peake was struggling for ideas while a shooting city council meeting.

Canadian government unveils app to track vaccinations and outbreaks

Spruce Grove MP, and Minister of Health Rona Ambrose, announced Wednesday an additional $20 million in federal funding to the GAVI Alliance to support the...

MPs don green to honour Jim Flaherty

Labor Minister Kellie Leitch spoke on behalf of the government and shared her grief, choking back tears, for a mentor who lured her into politics.

Spruce Grove Saints down Fort McMurray Oil Barons in AJHL Game 7 overtime ...

Peter Mackay, who had been denied late in regulation, put in a Cameron Hughes rebound with 17.2 seconds left in the first overtime for the...

A new trick on the trades

RE_2014_03_27T190515Z_499593125_GM1EA3S08J701_RTRMADP_3_CANADA_ Canada's Employment and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa March 27, 2014. ...

New Edmonton ridings could shake election up

0Edmonton-Spruce Grove, currently represented by MP Rona Ambrose, will make up the new Edmonton-Callingwood riding. Each of Alberta's 34 electoral districts holds more than 100,000...

EU should lift seal hunt ban

"This (seal hunt) has been going on for thousands of years," Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq told the Sun Media editorial board in a conference call.