This week on The Alberta Roundup with Rachel Emmanuel, Rachel discusses how the Alberta government has filed a notice with the Federal Court to intervene in a legal challenge of the Trudeau government’s plastic ban. Premier Jason Kenney says plastic is not toxic but is necessary to achieve Canada’s carbon reduction goals. Will common sense prevail?

Plus, cancel culture impacts hockey again as Alberta’s Mount Royal University announced it plans on cancelling ice hockey intramural to be more “accessible and inclusive.”

And the Sovereignty Act continues to dominate the United Conservative Party leadership race. This week, four United Conservative Party leadership candidates banded together to oppose Danielle Smith’s Alberta Sovereignty Act.

These stories and more on The Alberta Roundup with Rachel Emmanuel!



  • Rachel Emmanuel

    Rachel is a seasoned political reporter who’s covered government institutions from a variety of levels. A Carleton University journalism graduate, she was a multimedia reporter for three local Niagara newspapers. Her work has been published in the Toronto Star. Rachel was the inaugural recipient of the Political Matters internship, placing her at The Globe and Mail’s parliamentary bureau. She spent three years covering the federal government for iPolitics. Rachel is the Alberta correspondent for True North based in Edmonton.