Following 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.
The 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.
The 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.
The Wildrose and Progressive Conservative caucuses have joined representatives from Alberta’s business community in calling on the NDP government to “extend and enhance the consultation process” in its review of the Labour Relations and Employment Standards Codes. […]
The Wildrose have released a new report to improve transparency and accountability in what they see as a “deteriorating and increasingly secretive” Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) process under the NDP government. […]
Wildrose 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.
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.
The Opposition Wildrose said Thursday that out-of-control spending, not low oil prices are to blame for what it calls the NDP’s broken balance sheet.
The Wildrose called on the government to immediately take steps to reduce spending, citing a new report from the Fraser Institute the Wildrose says confirms NDPspending rather than low oil prices is to blame for the province’s woes. […]
Shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump signed executive orders to move forward on construction of the Keystone XL project, previously blocked by President Obama, the Conservative Party of Canada and Wildrose issued statements applauding the move. […]
The Wildrose laid criticism at the provincial government Wednesday for sending tens of millions more to Ottawa through GST revenues created through the carbon tax. The opposition party says the additional revenues comes with no added benefit to Alberta. […]