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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


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


Alberta PCs all set to pick a new leader today

Alberta Progressive Conservatives are meeting today in Calgary to choose a new leader.

Former federal cabinet minister Jason Kenney is running against Alberta PC legislature member Richard Starke and party member Byron Nelson. 90 more words


Manitoba can run deficits without pay cuts: bill

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government will be able to run deficits without forcing cabinet ministers to take pay cuts, under a bill introduced today in the legislature. 147 more words


Quadriplegic MLA, Steven Fletcher pushes organ donation law

WINNIPEG — A Manitoba politician left paralyzed from the neck down by a highway collision is pushing for a law that would make all people in the province an organ donor unless they opted out. 553 more words


Winnipeg school trustee wants more funding for teaching newcomers, refugee students

WINNIPEG — A school trustee in the Louis Riel School Division is hoping the province will provide more funding to help with costs associated with newcomers and refugee children. 201 more words


Jason Kenney faces another move to disqualify him from PC leadership bid

Jason Kenney could once again face disqualification from the Progressive Conservative leadership race as a party vice-president has called an emergency meeting of the PC board to hear a complaint against the former MP and his campaign. 694 more words