UCP MLAs to campaign for Andrew Scheer, federal Conservatives outside Alberta

Fresh off a victory in Alberta’s provincial election, several United Conservative Party MLAs and cabinet ministers are getting set to return to the campaign trail — this time, stumping for Andrew Scheer and the Conservative Party of Canada. A number…

ANALYSIS: Conservatives claim Liberals broke rules with summer spending tour handing out billions

Liberal MPs and ministers finished their summer with a flourish of spending announcements that, in many cases, focused on regions of the country where the governing party will be most active seeking votes in the coming election. Story continues below…

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer speaking in Edmonton on Tuesday

Federal Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer is scheduled to deliver a speech at the Royal Glenora Club in Edmonton on Tuesday afternoon. This is the latest in a series of addresses as Scheer rolls out his policy planks ahead of…

Foothills MP says rural crime is at crisis levels in Alberta

The federal Conservatives say not enough is being done to protect Alberta farmers and ranchers from being targets of rural crime. At a news conference on Monday, Foothills MP John Barlow released the findings of the Conservatives’ Rural Crime Task…

Federal Conservatives argue Energy East would prevent dependence on Saudi oil

The federal Conservatives are invoking the risk of dependence on oil from countries like Saudi Arabia as an argument to revive the Energy East pipeline, even though the pipeline was intended to carry oil almost entirely for export. Pierre Paul-Hus,…