Alberta Budget 2019: Cuts to Edmonton’s infrastructure funding prompts emergency council meeting Friday

The United Conservative Party’s first provincial budget delivered significant cuts to funding for municipalities, leaving the City of Edmonton scrambling for solutions to finance already-approved projects. Municipal grant cuts amounting to $236 million over the next three years followed a slew of recommendations from September’s MacKinnon Report to bring spending in line with the rest […]

Did Trudeau learn anything on Monday night?

Welcome to a sneak peek of the Maclean’s Politics Insider newsletter. Sign-up at the bottom of the page to get it delivered straight to your inbox. For many, Tuesday was a day made up of equal parts post-election deconstruction, and being thankful that the thing is finally over. We’ll spend most of today’s jam-packed Politics Insider talking about the […]

‘Immobilized’ train at uOttawa station disrupts LRT

The Ottawa LRT system encountered difficulties again Wednesday after an “immobilized train” was stuck at uOttawa station. OC Transpo announced the breakdown at 9:40 a.m. Subsequent updates said that O-Train’s Line 1 would continue to service all stations, but riders at Hurdman, Lees and uOttawa stations were told to access trains in both directions from […]