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Tears, grief and anger over the UCP’s epic COVID-19 collapse

Sep 25 2021 — Don Braid — Mount Royal University political scientist Duane Bratt choked up while doing an interview. Dr. Verna Yiu, the head of Alberta Health Services, looked like she was about to cry as she said deaths are keeping the ICUs below capacity. Coun. Jeff Davison, a candidate for mayor, told council that his six-year-old daughter had her vital […]

How Kenney survived a possible caucus revolt — and what’s next

Sep 24 2021 — — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, having survived the possibility of a caucus revolt, now has roughly six months to prepare for a spring leadership review that has the potential to throw the United Conservative party into chaos prior to the next election. In recent weeks, Kenney’s position has looked increasingly tenuous, while progressive Albertans, including the […]

Senior UCP member calls for early leadership review of Premier Jason Kenney

Sep 19 2021 — — A senior United Conservative Party member has called for an emergency meeting to discuss an early leadership review of Premier Jason Kenney. As first reported by the Western Standard, Joel Mullan, the party’s vice-president of policy, emailed the United Conservative Party board on Friday to discuss a review Kenney’s leadership.