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Is Dignity on the Ballot?

As a recovering politician, I’m often ribbed about the lack of dignity in politics. Being a lawyer has conditioned me. To get ahead of all this, I’m often the first one to share jokes at a party… 1,374 more words

Jason Kenney and Brian Jean response to anti-gay comments 'cowardly': Rachel Notley

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has called out the leaders of the Wildrose and Progressive Conservative parties over what she sees as their failure to stand up against anti-gay comments directed at a Wildrose staff member who attended Pride events in Edmonton on the weekend. 332 more words

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Kenney speaks to party faithful about unity plans

Jason Kenney says he’s concerned by what drove the surge of support for the Labour party in Thursday’s British election and he sees some parallels with what happened in Alberta in the 2015 provincial vote that brought the NDP to power. 557 more words

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Fildebrandt wants floor-crossers barred from seeking nomination in United Conservative Party

A prominent Wildrose MLA is backing a call to block former MLAs who crossed the floor in 2014 from being candidates in a new United Conservative Party, but Progressive Conservative Leader Jason Kenney has condemned the idea as undemocratic. 604 more words

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If Alberta's right unites, Jean insists new party use Wildrose structure

As talks around conservative unification head toward their initial deadline, Brian Jean says he’s still behind the idea a new united party should be built on Wildrose’s legal framework. 440 more words

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Alberta Progressive Conservatives pick Jason Kenney as new leader

Jason Kenney is the new leader of Alberta’s Progressive Conservatives.

The 48-year-old former Calgary MP and federal Conservative cabinet minister beat two rivals, Richard Starke and Byron Nelson, on the first ballot in delegate voting Saturday. 491 more words

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Suspended PC campaign manager Alan Hallman charged with assault

Former Progressive Conservative manager Alan Hallman was arrested and charged with one count of assault after an incident at the PC leadership convention in Calgary Friday night. 438 more words

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