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  1. UCP house leader Jason Nixon fired woman after sex harassment complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | CBC News

    Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre MLA Jason Nixon has been the UCP house leader since Jason Kenney became party leader in October. Premier Rachel Notley has called on UCP Leader Jason Kenney to remove his party's house leader, after it was revealed that Jason Nixon fired a woman in 2008 who complained about sexual harassment on a Kelowna worksite.

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  2. Get to know your Calgary-Lougheed byelection candidates: David KhanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | CBC News

    'I am focused on building a moderate alternative for Albertans to vote for, that isn't the NDP left or UCP right,' says candidate David Khan of the Calgary-Lougheed byelection on Dec. 14. Advanced polls are open to replace Calgary-Lougheed MLA Dave Rodney, who stepped aside to make room for new United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney to run for a seat in the legislature. The byelection is set for Dec. 14, with a candidates debate scheduled for Sunday at the Braeside Community Hall.

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  3. Kenney opens Calgary-Lougheed campaign office, says byelection is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | CBC News

    About 100 supporters were on-hand to watch Jason Kenney cut the red ribbon on his Calgary-Lougheed campaign office on Sunday. United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenny cut the ribbon on his Calgary-Lougheed campaign office on Sunday, officially launching his bid for a seat in the Alberta Legislature.

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  4. Alberta Liberal Party Leader to face United Conservative Party Leader in Calgary byelectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | CBC News

    Alberta Liberal Party Leader David Khan, right, will square off against United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney in the Calgary-Lougheed byelection. Alberta Liberal Party Leader David Khan will run against United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney in the upcoming Calgary-Lougheed byelection.

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  5. Gay-straight bill could allow covert sex ed: Alberta United ConservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | CBC News

    PC MLA Mike Ellis is concerned how the government's new law on gay-straight alliances will affect parental rights. Alberta's United Conservatives say they're concerned the government is using a bill on gay-straight alliances to prepare for kids to be taught sex education without parents being told.

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  6. Conservative, Liberal, Progressive? How to define yourself without labelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | CBC News

    Calgary has always been a city on the move, but with the plunge in oil prices a few years ago, that forward movement stalled. Former politician Donna Kennedy-Glans weighs in with her thoughts on political identity and political values.

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  7. Alberta Liberals to introduce bill to restrict donations to PACsRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2017 | CBC News

    Liberal MLA David Swann says he plans to introduce a private member's bill to restrict donations to political action groups or PACs. Liberal MLA David Swann says he plans to introduce a private member's bill this session to restrict donations to political action committees or PACs.

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  8. Brian Jean rejects critic position with UCP caucusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | CBC News

    Fort McMurray-Conklin MLA Brian Jean says he didn't want a critic position in the UCP caucus. On Tuesday, new leader Jason Kenney revealed the critic assignments for the 27-member Official Opposition.

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  9. Alberta Party to seek 'official party' status in legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | CBC News

    Calgary MLA Karen McPherson told reporters at the legislature on Monday the Alberta Party will be 'a good fit' for her. Now that his caucus has doubled in size, Alberta Party Leader Greg Clark says he'll seek "official party status" in the legislature.

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  10. Fall legislature session: a new opposition, familiar faces in different placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | CBC News

    New UCP Leader Jason Kenney may have new roles in mind for UCP MLAs Nathan Cooper and Brian Jean. Cooper served as the interim party leader until Kenney's election on Saturday.

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  11. Game on: Notley NDP geared up to match UCP under new leader Jason KenneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | CBC News

    Jason Kenney,right, becomes the first leader of the United Conservative Party of Alberta, defeating two other candidates, including former Wildrose leader Brian Jean, left. Jason Kenney's ascension to the leadership of a newly created United Conservative Party in Alberta isn't likely a nightmare scenario for Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and the NDP government, even as ghosts and goblins haunt their doorway come Monday morning.

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  12. Alberta's United Conservative Party to announce new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | CBC News

    Running for the leadership of Alberta's new United Conservative Party are former MP and Alberta PC party leader Jason Kenney, left, Calgary lawyer Doug Schweitzer and former Wildrose leader Brian Jean, right. Albertans will be watching intently this afternoon for whether Jason Kenney, Brian Jean or Doug Schweitzer becomes the first leader of the United Conservative Party .

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  13. Bales of farm safety recommendations released by Alberta governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | CBC News

    Agriculture Minster Oneil Carlier and Labour Minister Christina Gray announced the release of reports that include 200 pages worth of recommendations for changes to farm occupational health and safety regulations. The Alberta government released almost 200 pages worth of reports on occupational health and safety of ranches and farms on Thursday, and has given Albertans 11 weeks to provide feedback.

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  14. Why Doug Schweitzer can't be ruled out yet in the United Conservative Party leadership raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | CBC News

    Running for the leadership of Alberta's new United Conservative Party are former MP and Alberta PC party leader Jason Kenney, left, Calgary lawyer Doug Schweitzer, and former Wildrose leader Brian Jean. Jason Kenney is seen by many as a front-runner in this week's vote to lead the United Conservative Party in Alberta - but don't discount the dark horse of Doug Schweitzer just yet, says one of nine After months of campaigning and five debates in a race that effectively began in July with the merger of the Wildrose and Progressive Conservatives, three candidates remain in the running for the job: Jason Kenney, Brian Jean and Schweitzer.

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  15. Alberta education minister rejects sex-education curriculum of Catholic schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | CBC News

    Education Minister David Eggen is slamming the curriculum submitted by Alberta Catholic schools aimed at incorporating church teachings into sexual education in the classroom. The document, submitted by the Council of Catholic School Superintendents of Alberta, states that, according to the Catholic faith, same-sex sexual relations are "not part of God's natural order."

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  16. 'We're deeply disappointed': Saskatoon's veterinary college loses $8M in fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | CBC News

    Saskatoon's veterinary college will see a hefty funding cut after the Alberta government recently decided to withdraw its longtime support. The Alberta government announced on Thursday it will not renew its inter-provincial agreement with Saskatoon's Western College of Veterinary Medicine after 2020, which means a loss of $8 million in funding.

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  17. UCP's Brian Jean accuses Jason Kenney campaign of spreading liesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | CBC News

    UCP leadership candidate Brian Jean says the Jason Kenney campaign is spreading lies about his Christian beliefs as well as his position on gun ownership and the farm safety bill. United Conservative Party leadership candidate Brian Jean on Wednesday accused Jason Kenney's campaign team of spreading lies about him.

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  18. Jeff Callaway quits bid for UCP leadership, endorses Jason KenneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | CBC News

    Jeff Callaway, left, is dropping out of the race to lead the new United Conservative Party and throwing his support behind Jason Kenney, right. "I found myself agreeing a lot with Jason Kenney through the course of it up on the debate stage," he said.

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  19. Premier Rachel Notley takes aim at UCP candidates in campaign-style speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | CBC News

    Music blared, a crowd of nearly one hundred supporters cheered as Alberta's premier Rachel Notley boasted in a campaign-style speech about her party's accomplishments and took aim at United Conservative Party leadership candidates. At the Alberta NDP provincial council at MacEwan University's Kule Theatre Saturday, Notley started off by poking fun at independent MLA, Derek Fildebrandt.

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  20. 'It was apparently a timing issue': Brian Jean on mayoral endorsement confusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | CBC News

    Former Wildrose Leader Brian Jean said he acted too quickly announcing an endorsement for his UCP leadership campaign from Rick Pankiw, mayor of Rimbey, Alta. Jean is pictured here climbing on top of his trailer outside Rimbey during the 2015 provincial election campaign.

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