Braid: Kenney says Ambrose would be a “brilliant” Conservative leader

Rona Ambrose FRED CHARTRAND / CP “Rona would be my first call,” Premier Jason Kenney said about 20 minutes after learning that Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will resign. He was referring of course to Rona Ambrose, former Alberta Conservative MP…

Andrew Scheer resigns as leader of the Conservative Party

Andrew Scheer’s resignation comes as a direct result of new revelations that he was using Conservative Party money to pay for his children’s private schooling, according to Conservative sources who spoke with Global News. Merecedes Stephenson has the story.

Reaction after Andrew Scheer resigns amid school tuition revelations

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer has resigned as leader, and it comes as a direct result of new revelations he was using Conservative Party money to pay for his children’s private schooling, Mercedes Stephenson and Kendra Slugoski have reaction to…

Varcoe: Constant talk of bad economy, Wexit paints unattractive picture of Alberta

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi says it gets more difficult to attract corporate offices skilled employees if the city is perceived as increasingly angry. Al Charest/Postmedia If you talk long enough about the gloom, the doom just might follow. The sharp…

Citizen group argues public inquiry appointment posed conflict of interest for Alberta justice minister

Questions are being formally raised about the how the commissioner appointed to an already contentious public inquiry in Alberta was selected, and whether conflict-of-interest rules were broken through his hiring. On Wednesday, Democracy Watch, which describes itself as a non-profit…

Province’s new war room to promote Alberta’s oil, gas industries

Alberta’s premier is taking on critics of Alberta’s energy sector, with the launch of the Canadian Energy Centre Wednesday. As Christa Dao reports, the government is looking to counter what it’s calling “misinformation” about the oil and gas sector.

NDP wants new ethics review of Alberta government over election watchdog firing

Alberta’s Opposition is renewing its attempt to have the ethics commissioner investigate whether the government was in a conflict of interest when it passed legislation firing an elections official investigating Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party. READ MORE: Alberta government firing…

Braid: Kenney’s $30-million war room vows to fight clean

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at the official launch of the Canadian Energy Centre at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary, Wednesday December 11, 2019. Gavin Young / Postmedia On May 5, 2018, thousands of UCP conventioneers howled…

War room officially opens; Canadian Energy Centre ready to target ‘lies’ and ‘misinformation’

The Alberta government formally launched its energy war room Wednesday, tasking the now operational Canadian Energy Centre with pushing back against what Premier Jason Kenney called a “campaign of lies” targeting the province’s oil and gas industry. Alberta Premier Jason…