Tag: Alberta Politics

The Rise, and Fall, of Unity

Just days before the one-year unity celebration, Jason Kenney and the United Conservative Party now have to contend with the announcement from Derek Fildebrandt today that he is leading his own Conservative Party; the “Freedom Conservative Party”.  Almost a year ago to the day, conservatives voted to unite […]

UCP Maintains Rural Alberta Advantage

In another miracle on the prairies, the United Conservative Party has managed to keep both of their seats in rural Alberta.  Innisfail-Sylvan Lake, home of Conservative MP Earl Dreeshen, went to his son Devin.  Unofficially, Dreeshen received 8,033 votes with 35% of the electorate casting a ballot.  Of […]

Politics of Party Affiliation

In the last week there has been a lot to talk about on the political front and very little of it provided optimism for Alberta.  In BC, MLA Christy Clark, who approved the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, lost her bid to form government and the NDP’s MLA John Horgan was named Premier designate on […]