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United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney has created a panel to look at Alberta’s finances. (File photo from The Canadian Press)

Culture of fear’: Critic says Alberta premier reaping results of divisive leadership

Criticism of Jason Kenney by some in his own caucus has been bubbling to the surface

United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney has created a panel to look at Alberta’s finances. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on sustainable helicopter air ambulance funding in Calgary on Friday, March 25, 2022. Kenney says Albertans don’t appreciate the intraparty fighting “soap opera” of his United Conservative government and he has been too soft on public dissenters. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Soap opera’: Alberta premier says he’s been too tolerant of open dissent

Kenney: ‘Conservatives know that we must be united, and unity requires a degree of discipline’

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on sustainable helicopter air ambulance funding in Calgary on Friday, March 25, 2022. Kenney says Albertans don’t appreciate the intraparty fighting “soap opera” of his United Conservative government and he has been too soft on public dissenters. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Trudeau is rejecting accusations from Alberta’s justice minister that his federal government is part of a trio rooting for that province’s health system to collapse due to COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Alberta justice minister sorry for saying feds, others rooting for COVID disaster

Blame and responsibility have recently been at the centre of debate in Alberta

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Trudeau is rejecting accusations from Alberta’s justice minister that his federal government is part of a trio rooting for that province’s health system to collapse due to COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at the Rideau Club in Ottawa on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Alberta has recorded its first death from COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE – Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at the Rideau Club in Ottawa on Thursday, March 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

7 UCP cabinet ministers, MLAs, staff resign after holiday travels: Kenney

Alberta premier had faced criticism for not making moves sooner

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at the Rideau Club in Ottawa on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Alberta has recorded its first death from COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE – Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at the Rideau Club in Ottawa on Thursday, March 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Red Deer-South MLA Jason Stephan addressed the Rotary Club Red Deer East at Pidherney Curling Centre in this March file photo. (File photo Advocate staff)
Red Deer-South MLA Jason Stephan addressed the Rotary Club Red Deer East at Pidherney Curling Centre in this March file photo. (File photo Advocate staff)
UCP yet to confirm candidates seeking to represent party in Red Deer South

UCP yet to confirm candidates seeking to represent party in Red Deer South

Nominations closed last Thursday but applicants still under review

  • Feb 24, 2019
UCP yet to confirm candidates seeking to represent party in Red Deer South
(Advocate file image).
(Advocate file image).
The UCP nomination vote for Red Deer-South will not be held until early next year. (Photo contributed)

High profile individual delays UCP vote for Red Deer-South

Nomination vote to be held early in 2019

The UCP nomination vote for Red Deer-South will not be held until early next year. (Photo contributed)
Haley Wile is no longer running to represent the UCP in Red Deer-South. (Photo from Facebook)
Haley Wile is no longer running to represent the UCP in Red Deer-South. (Photo from Facebook)
Adriana LaGrange won the United Conservative Party nomination for Red Deer-North on the weekend. (File photo contributed)                                Adriana LaGrange won the United Conservative Party nomination for Red Deer-North on the weekend. (File photo contributed)

LaGrange wins UCP nomination for Red Deer-North

Announcement is coming on her intentions as a Red Deer Catholic school trustee

  • Oct 30, 2018
Adriana LaGrange won the United Conservative Party nomination for Red Deer-North on the weekend. (File photo contributed)                                Adriana LaGrange won the United Conservative Party nomination for Red Deer-North on the weekend. (File photo contributed)
MLA Ron Orr was nominated as the UCP candidate in Lacombe-Ponoka for the 2019 provincial election. (Photo by the Legislative Assembly of Alberta)

Orr wins UCP nomination

Lacombe-Ponoka MLA continues as UCP representative

  • Sep 23, 2018
MLA Ron Orr was nominated as the UCP candidate in Lacombe-Ponoka for the 2019 provincial election. (Photo by the Legislative Assembly of Alberta)
The UCP nomination vote for Lacombe-Ponoka is being held this week. (Photo contributed)

Lacombe-Ponoka to vote for UCP representative

Voting events in Ponoka and Lacombe this week

  • Sep 20, 2018
The UCP nomination vote for Lacombe-Ponoka is being held this week. (Photo contributed)
Delegates voted on policy resolutions at the United Conservative Party’s founding annual general meeting on Sunday in Red Deer. (Photo by Advocate staff)

UPDATED: UCP members take a stand for parental rights

57 per cent in favour of parental consent

Delegates voted on policy resolutions at the United Conservative Party’s founding annual general meeting on Sunday in Red Deer. (Photo by Advocate staff)
Joel Loh

New UCP candidate for Sylvan Lake-Innisfail

Seven are now in the race to replace Don MacIntyre

Joel Loh
Red Deer businesswoman seeking UCP nomination for Red Deer-South

Red Deer businesswoman seeking UCP nomination for Red Deer-South

Bilingual Adèle Poratto has been involved in numerous boards and organizations

  • Mar 12, 2018
Red Deer businesswoman seeking UCP nomination for Red Deer-South
Christine Moore

Updated: Two more running for UCP nomination for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake

Christine Moore and Victor Sloboda will seek nomination in Innisfail-Sylvan Lake riding

Christine Moore
Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff                                United Conservative Party MLAs came to Red Deer Thursday morning to criticize the NDP government for leaving Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre off its infrastructure priority list.

Updated: Conservative MLAs slam NDP on health care

United Conservative Party calls out NDP for leaving Red Deer hospital off priority list

Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff                                United Conservative Party MLAs came to Red Deer Thursday morning to criticize the NDP government for leaving Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre off its infrastructure priority list.