Conservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner doubles down after Star reveals push to eject her for criticalizing colleagues

Conservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner doubles down after Star reveals push to eject her for criticalizing colleagues

OTTAWA — A law that allows MPs to eject fellow members from their caucus encourages abusive behavior inside political parties and that’s unacceptable, Conservative MP Michelle Rempel Garner said Friday. Her comments came in the wake of revelations by the Star that some fellow Conservatives have been threatening Rempel Garner with expulsion from the party’s … Read more

Growing concern among constituency offices for validity of Alberta’s United Conservative Party leadership review

Growing concern among constituency offices for validity of Alberta’s United Conservative Party leadership review

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks after the United Conservative Party annual meeting in Calgary on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press Alberta’s United Conservative Party is more than a month away from declaring the results of its leadership review, but the validity of the outcome is already under scrutiny. Jason Kenney, Alberta’s Premier and … 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