Tagged Provincial Government

Grassroots advocacy group rallies for public transportation in the prairies

By Matty Hume, September 10 2018 — Approximately a dozen protesters gathered in front of Calgary’s McDougall Centre, the city’s provincial government office, on Labour Day to call for provincial action in developing a publically-funded alternative to affordable transportation. This comes following Greyhound Canada’s announcement that they will end all routes in Western Canada, effective…

Thomas Lukaszuk talks post-secondary education

By Chris Adams, May. 29, 2014 — Former Alberta premier Allison Redford resigned on March 23 after a string of public relations disasters and spending scandals. The race to replace her is now on, as the Progressive Conservative Party will select a new leader on Sept. 6. Thomas Lukaszuk stepped down from his post as…

Don’t forget who’s behind budget cuts

Kate Jacobson Gauntlet Editorial Board Students know Thomas Lukaszuk as the face of the 2013 post-secondary budget cuts. Now he’s running for leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party and he wants the student vote. When the Gauntlet interviewed Lukaszuk last week, he used the $50 million that was put back into the post-secondary budget eight months after…

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