Recount confirms United Conservatives won in tight Calgary-Falconridge race

A ballot recount has confirmed that the United Conservative Party candidate received the most votes in a tight Alberta election race in Calgary — but by a slightly slimmer margin than the original tally. The first count had the UCP’s…

Judge overseeing recount in tight race for Calgary-Falconridge

Ballots from a tight race in last month’s Alberta election are being recounted by hand in a Calgary courtroom. United Conservative candidate Devinder Toor won the Calgary-Falconridge seat by 96 votes on April 16. A judicial recount was requested by…

‘Albertans will be disappointed’ with two-party legislature: pollster

For the first time since 1993, representatives from only two of Alberta’s political parties will be heading to the legislature. It’s only the fourth time this has happened in the province’s history. In 1905 and 1913 the Liberals took power…

Calgary GSA students react to Jason Kenney’s victory in provincial election

After the Alberta election votes were counted on Tuesday night, many members of the LGBTQ community said they were grieving and feeling disappointed. Many said it felt like a rejection from the province. LGBTQ advocate and Calgarian Pam Rocker said…

‘You have to fight’: GSA Students react to Jason Kenney victory

Gay-straight alliances were a hot button issue throughout the Alberta election campaign, dividing some UCP supporters and the LGBTQ community. Many are now left wondering what will become of those concerns with Jason Kenney’s victory. Jill Croteau reports.

Quebec not impressed with Alberta Premier-designate Jason Kenney’s pipeline plea

Quebec isn’t impressed with Alberta’s new Premier-designate Jason Kenney calling on the province — and its premier, François Legault — to help the western province develop its natural resources. “It’s important to remember that half of the petrol we get in…

Alberta election hot take: Who could make up Jason Kenney’s UCP cabinet?

Albertans have selected the United Conservative Party to form the province’s new government, which means many first-time MLAs and a brand new cabinet. The UCP, formed two years ago by a merger of the Progressive Conservative and Wildrose parties, held…

Notley will stay on to represent Edmonton-Strathcona, lead official Opposition: Alberta election 2019

After losing Alberta’s premiership Tuesday night, NDP Leader Rachel Notley announced she will stay on to represent her riding, Edmonton-Strathcona, and lead the official Opposition in the legislature. Notley said it was an honour to serve as premier and will…

Alberta election: Trudeau, fellow leaders, mayors congratulate Jason Kenney on UCP majority

Reaction from political leaders across Canada poured in after Global News declared a majority government for Jason Kenney and the United Conservative Party. Federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, who hit the campaign trail with Kenney last week, tweeted his support.…

Major upsets in the Alberta election

Tuesday’s provincial election in Alberta had dozens of seats change hands between the United Conservatives and NDP. Below are some of the major upsets. Larivee falls in Lesser Slave Lake Danielle Larivee, minister of children’s services and status of women,…