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  1. May the Alberta PC party rest in peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | St. Albert Gazette

    'I've decided to seek the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta seeking an explicit mandate, to unite with the Wildrose Party and all like-minded Albertans so we can defeat the NDP and put this province back on the right track.' - Jason Kenney It's been a rough six months for the Alberta Progressive Conservative Party but it looks like Jason Kenney will get his wish, at least part of it.

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  2. Old Tories, Brian Jean and obviously the NDP: A quick guide to everyone who hates Jason KenneyRead the original story

    Thursday | Canada.com

    Alberta PC leadership candidate Jason Kenney speaks about the possibility of uniting Albertais political right outside the Alberta Legislature, in Edmonton Thursday Jan. 26, 2017. Last week, Jason Kenney dodged yet another attempt to have him turfed from the Progressive Conservative leadership race on a technicality.

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  3. Alberta PCs knew farm worker insurance was needed: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | 900 CHML AM

    About 20 vehicles parked alongside Alberta's Highway 2 on Nov. 30, 2015 to protest Bill 6. A report commissioned by the previous Progressive Conservative government shows it was aware that Alberta farm workers needed workplace insurance protection. The Sigma Risk Management report, obtained by the Alberta Federation of Labour, was presented to the Tories in February 2015, three months before they were swept from power by the NDP.

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  4. Report shows PCs knew farm worker insurance neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | CBC News

    A new report says the Alberta PCs were aware of the need for farm worker insurance, two years ago. A report commissioned by the previous Progressive Conservative government shows it was aware that Alberta farm workers needed workplace insurance protection.

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  5. Wildrose would win Alberta election but regional differences show...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | GlobalNews

    A new poll suggests if a provincial election were held in Alberta today, the Wildrose Party would win. But the survey highlights regional differences that make it hard to predict "exactly what kind of government would form."

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  6. Small c-conservatives should merge in Alberta,according to new pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | CKNW News Talk 980

    In a broad survey of Alberta politics, the Mainstreet Postmedia poll found 72 per cent support among Progressive Conservative supporters for a merger, and 65 per cent support among by Wildrose supporters. With the PC leadership race just weeks away the poll asked who Albertans would vote for if they could.

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  7. Albertans favour uniting the right, and Wildrose is most popular party in the province: pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | National Post

    ... now is that it's going to happen," said Bratt. The poll also shows strong support for the federal Conservatives in Alberta, with 67 per cent support among leading and decided voters, compared to 24 per cent for the Liberals, six per cent for the NDP ...

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  8. Jason Kenney looks down the home stretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | MacLeans

    The Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership race is the home stretch and frontrunner Jason Kenney says he's still running like he's 10 votes behind, but he's also looking past voting day. "I'm on a month-long tour around the province to meet with as many elected PC delegates as I can," said Kenney in an interview.

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  9. Kenney seeks to consolidate lead as Alberta PC leader race enters home stretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Medincine Hat News

    Alberta Conservative MP Jason Kenney announces he will be seeking the leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative party in Calgary, Alta., July 6, 2016. The Alberta Progressive Conservative leadership race is the home stretch and frontrunner Jason Kenney says he's still running like he's 10 votes behind, but he's also looking past voting day.

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  10. Jason Kenney's unite-the-right push has former PC Mla tearing up membershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | CBC News

    Ron Ghitter served as an Alberta MLA between 1971 and 1979, and ran for the party's leadership in 1985. With Jason Kenney as the presumptive front runner to become Alberta's next Progressive Conservative leader, one longtime party member is openly talking about needing a new political home.

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  11. Chesterfield approves new start times for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | NBC12

    ... Clover Hill, Jacobs Road and Wells elementary schools 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.: All high schools, Tomahawk Creek Middle and Alberta Smith, Chalkley, Grange Hall, Matoaca and Salem Church elementary schools "The American Academy of Pediatrics, the American ...

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  12. Alberta PC party dismisses complaint against Jason KenneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | MacLeans

    The Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta has dismissed a call to have leadership candidate Jason Kenney turfed from the race. Party member Jeffrey Rath accused Kenney in a formal complaint of actively undermining the party to make it an easy takeover target.

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  13. Alberta PC party dismisses formal complaint against Jason KenneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Globe and Mail

    Jason Kenney announces he will be seeking the leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative party in Calgary on July 6, 2016. Jason Kenney announces he will be seeking the leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative party in Calgary on July 6, 2016.

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  14. Alberta PCs dismiss complaint asking that Jason Kenney be disqualified from leadership raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | CKNW News Talk 980

    Lawyer Jeff Rath had argued that by calling for the PC party to create a new party with the Wildrose, Kenney was damaging the PC brand. In a release, PC Alberta president Katherine O'Neill said committee members disagreed.

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  15. Andrew Coyne: Liberals' Bombardier 'loan' - to 1930s public...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Canada.com

    Within minutes of the Trudeau government's announcement that it would, as expected, ply Bombardier with a $373-million "repayable" loan , it became clear the decision had managed to annoy just about everybody. Albertans were alienated: Conservative heir-apparent Jason Kenney sniffed that, just as the government was "phasing out" Alberta's oilsands in the name of reducing carbon dioxide emissions, it was subsidizing building CO2-emitting planes in Quebec.

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  16. Elect governments based on what they stand forRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Medincine Hat News

    The provincial PC Party leadership race has really been ratcheted up in both intensity and viciousness over the past few weeks. Way back when Jason Kenney announced his leadership bid, I was quoted as saying that he wouldn't succeed at uniting the right because the PC Party is a centrist, big tent party, not a right-wing party.

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  17. Safe Tory seats could be telling factor in Alberta by-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Globe and Mail

    ... in government, and sometimes large swings in voter preferences can happen. During the previous Parliament, two Alberta by-elections in safe Conservative seats had swings large enough, if repeated, to make Calgary Heritage and Calgary Midnapore ...

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  18. Final Alberta PC leadership debate dominated by talk of merging with the WildroseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | GlobalNews

    The question of whether Alberta's two right-of-centre political parties should merge into one has dominated the final debate among the three candidates for the leadership of the provincial Progressive Conservative party . Jason Kenney told the debate audience in Medicine Hat on Wednesday night that the Tories and the Wildrose agree on many issues now.

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  19. Highwood MLA supports united conservative effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Western Wheel

    ... it is a wonderful opportunity for all Albertans to finally put together a unification strategy that makes sense for Alberta. The Rachel Notley-led NDP knocked off a Progressive Conservative Party 44-year dynasty when they won the 2015 the provincial ...

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  20. In Alberta, back to politics as once was usualRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Globe and Mail

    Alberta Conservative MP Jason Kenney arrives at an event announcing he will be seeking the leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative party in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, July 6, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh Alberta Conservative MP Jason Kenney arrives at an event announcing he will be seeking the leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative party in Calgary, Alta., Wednesday, July 6, 2016.

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