Jason Kenney

In defence of Alberta’s move to end isolation requirements, contact tracing and asymptomatic testing, Premier Jason Kenney said Tuesday the decision was based on science and data. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Premier offloads responsibility to Alberta’s top doctor, defends COVID-19 response

CALGARY — Premier Jason Kenney offloaded responsibility on Alberta’s top doctor for…

 

Demonstrators gathered in Ponoka on July 22 to protest UCP policies and budget cuts. (Emily Jaycox/Black Press news services)

Health care cuts among concerns of Ponoka protesters

A group gathered for hours to see Kenney arrive at the Ponoka Golf Club

 

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, right, laughs as he is handed an oversized spatula whole flipping pancakes at the Premier's annual Stampede breakfast in Calgary, Alta., Monday, July 12, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

VIDEO: Alberta premier says province will not bring in COVID-19 vaccine passports

Quebec and Manitoba have moved towards vaccine passports for the fully immunized

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, right, laughs as he is handed an oversized spatula whole flipping pancakes at the Premier's annual Stampede breakfast in Calgary, Alta., Monday, July 12, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Alberta Premier Jason Kenney on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney are to meet Wednesday to discuss pipelines and the reopening of international borders. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to meet with premier Kenney, mayor Nenshi in Calgary

Kenney plans to bring up a fair deal for Alberta in the federation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Alberta Premier Jason Kenney on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney are to meet Wednesday to discuss pipelines and the reopening of international borders. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Premier Jason Kenney said Wednesday while the residential school system was established by the federal government, the province with the most residential schools was Alberta. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

UPDATE: Alberta earmarks $8 million in grants to help find unmarked graves at residential schools

Supporting research into undocumented deaths at residential schools

Premier Jason Kenney said Wednesday while the residential school system was established by the federal government, the province with the most residential schools was Alberta. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Premier Jason Kenney says the provincial government is doing everything it can to encourage Albertans to get vaccinated. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Travel prizes added to Alberta’s vaccine lottery

More than 40 travel rewards available for those who are fully vaccinated

Premier Jason Kenney says the provincial government is doing everything it can to encourage Albertans to get vaccinated. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney answers questions at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. The Alberta government is taking the next step towards a referendum question on equalization. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

Poll: Kenney least approved premier in Canada

Less than one in three polled say Kenney doing a good job on pandemic

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney answers questions at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. The Alberta government is taking the next step towards a referendum question on equalization. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney listens as the 2021 budget is delivered in Edmonton on Feb. 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta premier says sorry for breaking COVID-19 health rules with rooftop dinner

Alberta premier says sorry for breaking COVID-19 health rules with rooftop dinner

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney listens as the 2021 budget is delivered in Edmonton on Feb. 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced Tuesday that Albertans could have a referendum on equalization payments this October. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Alberta to have a fall referendum on equalization payments

Albertans will be asked if they want equalization removed from the Constitution

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced Tuesday that Albertans could have a referendum on equalization payments this October. (Photo by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
UCP Leader Jason Kenney, centre, stands with some of his leadership team, left to right, Angela Pitt, Leela Aheer, and Ric McIver in Edmonton on Monday Oct. 30, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Legislature member says Alberta premier’s patio dinner clearly broke COVID-19 rules

Legislature member says Alberta premier’s patio dinner clearly broke COVID-19 rules

UCP Leader Jason Kenney, centre, stands with some of his leadership team, left to right, Angela Pitt, Leela Aheer, and Ric McIver in Edmonton on Monday Oct. 30, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
On Thursday, Premier Jason Kenney said he and his ministers made every “reasonable” effort to comply with health rules during the surreptitiously photographed whiskey-drinks dinner. (Photo via Angela Pitt/Facebook)

UCP MLA calls out premier for breaking public health restrictions

A United Conservative Party MLA has taken to social media to voice…

On Thursday, Premier Jason Kenney said he and his ministers made every “reasonable” effort to comply with health rules during the surreptitiously photographed whiskey-drinks dinner. (Photo via Angela Pitt/Facebook)
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UPDATE: ‘No More Jason Kenney Pro Rodeo Rally’ near Bowden postponed

A rodeo planned for this weekend in central Alberta has been postponed…

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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, right, and Finance Minister Travis Toews speak after delivering the 2021 budget in Edmonton on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Kenney says ‘reasonable effort’ made to follow COVID-19 rules at whiskey dinner

Kenney says ‘reasonable effort’ made to follow COVID-19 rules at whiskey dinner

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, right, and Finance Minister Travis Toews speak after delivering the 2021 budget in Edmonton on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney listens as the 2021 budget is delivered in Edmonton, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. Photos of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and members of the United Conservative caucus dining together on a rooftop patio are drawing criticism for allegedly flouting the province’s COVID-19 rules. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Critics say Premier Jason Kenney dining with others flouts COVID-19 rules

Premier’s office says gathering complied with current restrictions

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney listens as the 2021 budget is delivered in Edmonton, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. Photos of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and members of the United Conservative caucus dining together on a rooftop patio are drawing criticism for allegedly flouting the province’s COVID-19 rules. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney answers questions at a news conference in Calgary on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. Kenney is distancing himself from a decision to expel two members from his United Conservative caucus. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

Kenney distances himself from caucus vote to turf dissidents with ‘personal agendas’

Kenney distances himself from caucus vote to turf dissidents with ‘personal agendas’

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney answers questions at a news conference in Calgary on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. Kenney is distancing himself from a decision to expel two members from his United Conservative caucus. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney arrives at the 2021 budget in Edmonton, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney arrives at the 2021 budget in Edmonton, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021.
NDP MP Heather McPherson pictured in Edmonton on Friday, March 6, 2020. Alberta’s legislature may have been silenced but its partisan warfare has relocated to the House of Commons as MPs hold an emergency debate tonight on the province’s soaring COVID-19 cases. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Kenney under fire during Commons emergency debate on Alberta’s COVID-19 crisis

Edmonton New Democrat MP says Kenney ignored the evidence of science

NDP MP Heather McPherson pictured in Edmonton on Friday, March 6, 2020. Alberta’s legislature may have been silenced but its partisan warfare has relocated to the House of Commons as MPs hold an emergency debate tonight on the province’s soaring COVID-19 cases. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney updates media on measures taken to help with COVID-19, in Edmonton on Friday, March 20, 2020. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and key members of his United Conservative cabinet are to provide more details and answer questions this morning on new COVID-19 health restrictions.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney updates media on measures taken to help with COVID-19, in Edmonton on Friday, March 20, 2020. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and key members of his United Conservative cabinet are to provide more details and answer questions this morning on new COVID-19 health restrictions.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney listens as the 2021 budget is delivered in Edmonton on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta’s Kenney sowing distrust with misleading COVID-19 anecdotes, statements: NDP

Alberta’s Kenney sowing distrust with misleading COVID-19 anecdotes, statements: NDP

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney listens as the 2021 budget is delivered in Edmonton on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson