‘Albertans will be disappointed’ with two-party legislature: pollster

For the first time since 1993, representatives from only two of Alberta’s political parties will be heading to the legislature. It’s only the fourth time this has happened in the province’s history. In 1905 and 1913 the Liberals took power…

Calgary GSA students react to Jason Kenney’s victory in provincial election

After the Alberta election votes were counted on Tuesday night, many members of the LGBTQ community said they were grieving and feeling disappointed. Many said it felt like a rejection from the province. LGBTQ advocate and Calgarian Pam Rocker said…

Albertans react to UCP’s Kenney winning election

Jason Kenney, Alberta’s next premier, was elected after campaigning on promises to reverse the downturn in the province’s oil and gas industry. As Heather Yourex-West reports, the struggling economy has put pressure on almost every sector, and created deep political…

Quebec not impressed with Alberta Premier-designate Jason Kenney’s pipeline plea

Quebec isn’t impressed with Alberta’s new Premier-designate Jason Kenney calling on the province — and its premier, François Legault — to help the western province develop its natural resources. “It’s important to remember that half of the petrol we get in…

Alberta election hot take: Who could make up Jason Kenney’s UCP cabinet?

Albertans have selected the United Conservative Party to form the province’s new government, which means many first-time MLAs and a brand new cabinet. The UCP, formed two years ago by a merger of the Progressive Conservative and Wildrose parties, held…

Notley will stay on to represent Edmonton-Strathcona, lead Official Opposition: Alberta election 2019

After losing Alberta’s premiership Tuesday night, NDP Leader Rachel Notley announced she will stay on to represent her riding, Edmonton-Strathcona, and lead the official Opposition in the legislature. Notley said it was an honour to serve as premier and will…

Alberta election: Trudeau, fellow leaders, mayors congratulate Jason Kenney on UCP majority

Reaction from political leaders across Canada poured in after Global News declared a majority government for Jason Kenney and the United Conservative Party. Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, who hit the campaign trail with Kenney last week, tweeted his support.…

Major upsets in the Alberta election

Tuesday’s provincial election in Alberta had dozens of seats change hands between the United Conservatives and NDP. Below are some of the major upsets. Larivee falls in Lesser Slave Lake Danielle Larivee, minister of children’s services and status of women,…

Alberta NDP’s Shannon Phillips re-elected in Lethbridge-West

The Alberta NDP’s Shannon Phillips has been re-elected in the riding of Lethbridge-West. Phillips, who will return to the Alberta legislature for her second term as the riding’s MLA had received more than 7,300 votes as of 10:20 p.m Tuesday…

Alberta UCP’s Nathan Neudorf wins Lethbridge-East

Alberta United Conservative Party candidate Nathan Neudorf has been declared the winner of Lethbridge-East. Neudorf defeated the NDP incumbent Maria Fitzpatrick, receiving more than 4,900 votes as of 9:35 p.m. on Tuesday, with 65 of 93 polls reporting. READ MORE:…