Danielle Smith faces renewed attacks during final UCP leadership debate

Danielle Smith faces renewed attacks during final UCP leadership debate

Danielle Smith, the frontrunner candidate in the race to replace Jason Kenney as Alberta’s UCP leader and premier, faced renewed attacks on multiple fronts Tuesday in the campaign’s final debate. Smith was criticized for her proposed Alberta sovereignty act and for leading a mass floor crossing to the Progressive Conservatives in late 2014 that nearly … Read more

Brian Jean withdraws arbitration ahead of Kenney’s leadership review

Brian Jean withdraws arbitration ahead of Kenney’s leadership review

Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche MLA Brian Jean says he is letting United Conservative Party members decide the fate of the party after withdrawing an arbitration dispute with the party board over the change in the leadership review process. Jean and 11 other UCP members filed a notice of dispute with the UCP arbitration committee on … Read more

Danielle Smith looking to re-enter Alberta politics, seeking UCP nomination in Livingstone-Macleod

Danielle Smith looking to re-enter Alberta politics, seeking UCP nomination in Livingstone-Macleod

Former Alberta provincial politician-turned-radio talk personality Danielle Smith is looking to get back under the dome in Edmonton. Smith said Thursday she will be seeking the nomination candidacy for the United Conservative Party in the riding of Livingstone-Macleod for next year’s general election, set for May 29, 2023. “I had a couple of people in … Read more