Four candidates seek Alberta Party leadership

EDMONTON — The Alberta Party says four people are running to become the fledgling political movement’s first leader.

EDMONTON — The Alberta Party says four people are running to become the fledgling political movement’s first leader.

Candidates include Hinton Mayor Glenn Taylor, Lee Easton, Randy Royer and Tammy Maloney.

Easton is a professor at Calgary’s Mount Royal University, Royer runs a chain of hotels and Maloney is a business analyst.

Members of the self-described moderate party will choose their leader at a convention in Edmonton on May 28.

Some of the party’s policies include investing more resource revenue into the Heritage Trust fund and ensuring that every person has access to a family doctor.

The Alberta Party says they are already organized in 45 of Alberta’s 83 constituencies.