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UCP undertakes rapidfire transfer to power

By Catherine Griwkowsky April 23, 2019

Premier-designate Jason Kenney announced the staffers who will run his transition team and soon-to-be premier’s office Monday.

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Forum Research poll says UCP on track to form a large majority government on April 16

By Catherine Griwkowsky April 8, 2019

A new poll from Forum Research, provided exclusively to AB Today, has the United Conservative Party on track to form a large majority government on April 16.

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NDP government plans to introduce legislation to strengthen public health-care system ahead of election

By Catherine Griwkowsky March 14, 2019

Deputy Premier and Health Minister Sarah Hoffman confirmed Wednesday her office is developing a new bill aimed at protecting the integrity of Alberta’s public health-care system.

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Finance minister touts lower-than-forecast deficit but warns of continued oil export woes in 2019

By Catherine Griwkowsky February 28, 2019

Despite lagging oil prices, Alberta’s deficit is down and the province is still on track to balance the budget by 2024.

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Panel says largest oilsands mine in Alberta history ‘in the public interest’ despite damage to the environment and Indigenous communities

By Catherine Griwkowsky January 29, 2019

A joint federal-Alberta panel has recommended a massive oilsands mine proposed by Teck Resources Ltd. be approved.

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UCP campaign ads strike a neutral “governmental” tone as election season heats up

By Catherine Griwkowsky January 16, 2019

Political scientist Duane Bratt says the UCP’s two latest television campaign ads aim to reform the party’s “image problem.”

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Alberta’s carbon emissions cap regulations won’t be in place before next election

By Catherine Griwkowsky December 18, 2018

Alberta’s Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act has been law for two years, but regulations to enact the legislation won’t be in place by the time Albertans head to the polls.

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NDP MLA kicked out of caucus after accusing party leadership of bullying

By Catherine Griwkowsky November 6, 2018

Calgary—East MLA Robyn Luff has been booted from the NDP caucus after releasing a letter saying she would no longer sit in the House in protest of the centralization of power in the premier’s office.

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