National Newswatch

NDP claims victory in two recounted Calgary ridings

Jun 5 2023 — — The Alberta NDP is claiming victory in two tightly contested Calgary ridings that needed recounts after election night, including that of former UCP justice minister Tyler Shandro. Unofficial vote counts in Calgary-Acadia and Calgary-Glenmore were within 100 ballots after the May 29 election, triggering mandatory recounts in both ridings. When polls closed, NDP candidates were […]

Debate viewers get a long look at both leaders but no clear winner

May 19 2023 — Don Braid — Danielle Smith went into Thursday’s leaders debate with an albatross sitting on each shoulder. She’d just disowned a candidate, Jennifer Johnson, for a disgusting statement comparing trans kids to feces. And the ethics commissioner had released a report finding Smith in conflict of interest for trying to get charges dropped against pastor Artur Pawlowski.

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