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Cooper selected as Interim Leader of United Conservatives

Reading Time: 1 minuteFollowing the past weekend’s unity vote for Alberta conservatives, members of the legacy Wildrose and Progressive Conservative caucuses held their first joint meeting as united conservatives Monday. During that meeting, Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills MLA Nathan Cooper was selected as the new party’s interim leader.
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Government looking to modernize Alberta’s workplace legislation

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act would support family-friendly workplaces and bring Alberta’s standards into alignment with the rest of Canada, the government said Wednesday.

The government says the proposed changes are the result of previous government reviews as well as consultations with Albertans in a variety of sectors. More than 7,000 submissions were received.
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Wildrose and PCs to form new united party

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe United Conservative Party is the new name under which the Wildrose and PC parties will merge. Wildrose Leader Brian Jean and PC Leader Jason Kenney signed what they see as an historic agreement in principle (AIP) establishing the process to unify both parties into the United Conservative Party.
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Jean and Kenney committed to unity

Reading Time: 1 minuteWildrose Leader Brian Jean and PC Alberta Leader Jason Kenney announced their joint commitment to achieving unity between the two parties in a joint news release Monday afternoon.

Both leaders vowed to form discussion teams with a mandate to work towards an agreement to unite the two parties with details on the teams to be announced by the end of the week.
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