Alberta electricity rebates to start in July

Electricity rebates announced by the UCP government more than three months ago will begin arriving next month. In a news release Wednesday afternoon, the province said almost two million Albertans will receive rebates on their electricity bills beginning in July. Read more: Receive an energy rebate text message? It’s a scam, says Alberta government More … Read more

COVID-19 vaccine rules, equalization ‘derailed’ support for Kenney: Smith

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s imposition of COVID-19 vaccine mandate and other public health measures, along with the province’s desire for equalization changes, are what “derailed” his leadership, suggests leadership rival Danielle Smith. In an interview with The West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson, Smith said Kenney’s decisions to put in place public health measures as COVID-19 spiked … Read more

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney intends to step down as UCP leader after narrow leadership win

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has stepped down as leader of the United Conservative Party after narrowly winning the party’s leadership vote. Kenney received 51.4 per cent support in voting results released tonight in Calgary. He told supporters that the number is not what he hoped for and is not enough for him to continue on … Read more

MLA Brian Jean says 8 credit cards allegedly bought thousands of UCP memberships

UCP MLA Brian Jean said Monday that he has filed a complaint with Elections Alberta after his team discovered eight credit cards were used to purchase more than 4,619 memberships to the party. When asked how he found the information, Jean says he discovered the situation by “digging.” “We know now that there were more … Read more

Alberta granted interventionr status in legal challenges against Emergencies Act

The Federal Court of Canada has granted Alberta intervener status in four legal challenges against the Emergencies Act. The court order will allow the government of Alberta to intervene on non-constitutional and constitutional issues raised before the court, the province said in a statement late Friday afternoon. It comes after Alberta Premier Jason Kenney filed … Read more