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

Alberta UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith promises immediate sovereignty act

Alberta UCP leadership candidate Danielle Smith promises immediate sovereignty act

One of the front-runners to replace Jason Kenney as Alberta’s premier says if she wins, legislation would come this fall to ignore federal laws along with steps to create a provincial police force and tax-collection agency. Danielle Smith said the legislature would need to pass an Alberta sovereignty act as soon as possible to allow … 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