But Speaker rules against Barnes and NDP and said the UCP acted properly
The motion, which could be debated as early as Monday, says it is in Alberta's best interest to stay within Canada.
Barnes notes other countries like Switzerland and Austria have no economic problems being landlocked.
"Rural crime, the amount of the crime and the severity is skyrocketing. It's time to do it," Barnes said
The Western Standard revealed yesterday a Freedom of Information request for all communications came back with 138 redacted pages.
Barnes questioned the huge size of the deficit, noting the fiscal year ended March 31, just a few weeks into the COVID-19 pandemic
This is just the latest run-in Drew Barnes has had with Premier Jason Kenney and his government.
Rural Municipalities of Alberta President Al Kemmere said 69 counties and municipal districts represented by the RMA stand to lose up to 40 per cent of...
Sources tell the Western Standard that the UCP motion meant to skirt an NDP anti-independence motion will die on the order paper.
But when Heather Sweet introduced the motion the UCP refused to give it unanimous consent, meaning it was not debated.