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Alberta disability workers hopeful with new minister at the helm

By Catherine Griwkowsky October 26, 2022

Community disability workers are hopeful new Seniors, Community and Social Services Minister Jeremy Nixon will take action on long-standing calls for raises in the sector.

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UCP dissident Leela Aheer hopes to stay in the running

By Catherine Griwkowsky September 28, 2022

Polls that place Leela Aheer among the least likely to win the UCP leadership race aren’t fazing the candidate.

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Schulz thinking long term with leadership aspirations

By Catherine Griwkowsky August 18, 2022

Rebecca Schulz has her eyes set beyond winning the hearts and minds of UCP members in the leadership race.

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Danielle Smith seeking redemption, but not NDP voters

By Catherine Griwkowsky July 18, 2022

UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith says the suggestion she is a polarizing candidate is “funny.” She sees herself as a unifier within the conservative movement.

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Rural Alberta gets a voice in UCP leadership race

By Catherine Griwkowsky June 7, 2022

Amisk Mayor Bill Rock wants rural Alberta to get attention in the UCP leadership race to replace Premier Jason Kenney.

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Kenney to step down after slim majority of UCP members approve of premier’s performance

By Catherine Griwkowsky May 19, 2022

Premier Jason Kenney announced he will step down as leader of the UCP after receiving 51.4 per cent support among his party members at a leadership review vote.

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Government ads to promote Jason Kenney’s new radio show

By Catherine Griwkowsky March 10, 2022

The UCP government has purchased ads on the Corus radio network in Alberta to promote a new weekly hour-long call-in show hosted by Premier Jason Kenney, which will begin airing this Saturday at 10 a.m.

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Coutts arrests prompt deeper look at extremist elements at protests

By Catherine Griwkowsky February 16, 2022

Peter Smith, a researcher and investigative journalist with the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, told AB Today while there may be legitimate policy debates over public health mandates, organizers of the freedom convoy and blockades are inextricably entwined with anti-democratic, far-right movements. 

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