UCP government must remove caps, juries to grow Alberta’s screen industry

Unions release report with recommendations for screen funding  Read more

The UCP continues to kill jobs, not create them

New report shows there are now thousands fewer Albertans with jobs than when the UCP took over Read more

Canadian Taxpayers Federation attack on front-line nurses’ contract shows open collusion with the Kenney government

Albertans didn’t vote for Kenney to cut and privatize their public health care

Alberta Health Services review lays the groundwork for conservative agenda of deep cuts and privatization Read more

“We shouldn’t be basing our future on bulls#!%”

AFL president Gil McGowan responds to statement from Finance Minister Travis Toews on so-called “Blue Ribbon” panel report Read more

Solidarity! AFL president joins locked out Regina Co-op Refinery Unifor workers

‘We all need to push back because Canada’s middle class is at risk,’ says McGowan Read more

AFL questions Janice MacKinnon’s independence from UCP government

Government provided close communication support to chair of panel that calls for deep cuts Read more

AFL demands independent investigation into the deaths of three CP Rail Calgary workers

Statement from the Alberta Federation of Labour Read more

Kenney’s “red tape reduction” is really a war on rules that protect citizens

In most cases, what Kenney and the UCP government call red tape are often important regulatory rules designed to protect consumers, workers, and the environment. Kenney’s “red tape reduction” is synonymous with deregulation; which has had disastrous impacts for people all over the world. Ultimately, deregulation helps private interests make money by exploiting, endangering and taking advantage of ordinary citizens. Read more

While Canada reports a decent jobs rebound, Alberta’s unemployment rises

‘Where are the jobs, Jason?’ says Gil McGowan, AFL president Read more