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…

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…

Alberta Premier-designate Jason Kenney says UCP received ‘mandate of historic proportions’

Alberta’s incoming premier says a law to repeal the province’s carbon tax and another that will cut business taxes will be the first steps his government takes once in power. READ MORE: UCP wins Alberta election – here’s a look…

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…

Metro Vancouver gas prices reach all time high

April 17 2019 2:06pm A day after the UCP was elected in Alberta the gas prices in Metro Vancouver reached another all time high. As Kent Morrison reports, experts say it’s unlike the two are connected. ‘ }); } else…

NDP MLA-elect expresses concern for LGBTQ community after UCP win

April 17 2019 2:05pm NDP MLA-elect Janis Irwin voiced concern for the LGBTQ community following the UCP’s majority government victory. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON(…

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…

Kenney’s threat to ‘turn off the taps’ to B.C. ‘doesn’t make any business sense:’ experts

Economists and analysts are questioning United Conservative Party (UCP) Leader and Premier-Elect Jason Kenney’s pledge to “turn off the taps” of gasoline to B.C. At a campaign rally in Edmonton on the last Friday before the province’s election, Kenney renewed…

Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party wins majority government

Albertans are expected to give Jason Kenney and the United Conservative Party an overwhelming mandate to scrap the carbon tax and usher in a new era of fiscal conservatism as Global News projects the party will be handed a majority…