Tag: This Week in AB

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 Nomination Contests Provide More Drama

Another addition to the seemingly never-ending saga of the UCP nomination races came on Saturday when apparent front-runner S. Todd Beasley in Brooks-Medicine Hat either was asked to withdraw or resigned over “inappropriate posts” he “makes no apologies for“.  According to a recent Facebook post by Darryl Kropielnicki, […]

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 […]