Jean announces willingness to step down and seek leadership in united conservative movement

Wildrose Leader Brian Jean announced Thursday afternoon via Facebook Live that if Wildrose members approve a unity agreement with the PC party, he is prepared to stand down as leader of the Wildrose, and to seek the Leadership of what Jean called a “single principled, conservative party” in a race this summer.

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Province no longer content to put all its eggs in US basket

By Staff

Edmonton – Tuesday afternoon’s Speech from the Throne largely focused on growing Alberta’s economic pie by no longer placing most of its eggs in the United States’ basket, and tapping further into emerging Asian markets. […]


Griffiths announces bid for PC leadership

By Stephen Dafoe

Edmonton – Battle River-Wainwright MLA Doug Griffiths announced Tuesday morning he will run for the leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservatives. The candidate submitted his resignation to the Premier as Parliamentary Assistant to Finance and Enterprise.

Making his announcement from the McKay Avenue School, which served as Alberta’s first legislature, Griffiths said a lot has changed in the century… […]