Last ballots counted in 2019 Alberta election

April 19 2019 8:50pm Elections Alberta has released the results of the “vote anywhere” ballots cast in advance polls. Joel Senick looks at which parties captured the seats that were deemed too close to call on election night. ‘ });…

Elections Alberta releases unofficial election results

Unofficial results of Tuesday’s provincial election were released Friday afternoon and show the United Conservative Party with 63 seats and Alberta’s NDP with 24 seats. Story continues below While most of Alberta’s 87 ridings were declared on Tuesday night, some…

Alberta NDP candidate in Edmonton-South West concedes, giving UCP 1st seat in city

Three days after the Alberta election, the NDP candidate for one of the closest races, Edmonton-South West, conceded. John Archer, who was hoping to win the seat for the NDP, confirmed to Global News Friday he spoke to UCP opponent…

Chambers of commerce look forward to see UCP plan to turn around Alberta’s economy

Premier-designate Jason Kenney declared Alberta is “open for business” on Tuesday night after his United Conservative Party won a majority government in the provincial election. The first orders of business for the premier-designate will be to repeal the carbon tax…

Kenney answers question about UCP candidate whose business was raided by police

(From April 17, 2019) Alberta’s premier-designate took questions from reporters on Wednesday, the first time he did so since he and the UCP were elected to a majority government. The first question he was asked was about the RCMP raiding…

‘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…

By the numbers: Alberta election 2019

Alberta’s April 16 election saw a major shift in the province’s landscape with the United Conservative Party winning a majority government. The UCP and NDP were the only parties to win seats on Tuesday night, with the Alberta Party’s two…