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PC and Wildrose members voted 95 per cent in favour of creating the United Conservative Party.
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This process shouldn't be about simply winning the next election and removing Rachel Notley from power. Uniting the two parties needs to be about building a new party that is principled, accountable to grassroots members and the people of Alberta, and focused on improving the lives of everyday Albertans.
'Today it is springtime in Alberta'
Stephen Khan had said he was running to rebuild, not merge the Conservative party.
Both female candidates in the race dropped out.
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Kenney's campaign team said they were reviewing the rules.
Jason Kenney has assured Albertans that even though his campaign isn't obligated to follow the rules everything would be above board. However, Kenney's campaign has chosen to go with the least transparent organizational structure available and Kenney has publicly misidentified Unite Alberta as a non-profit.
The Alberta PC leadership hopeful will launch a "Unite Alberta Truck Tour'' in Edmonton.
Calgary-Hayes MLA Ric McIver has served as the PC's interim leader.
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"Don't create false public expectations."
The 2015 political donations were out this week and they contained some numbers that should cause a bit of unease. It's not just the 2015 amounts that are of interest, it's the running totals as well. Since 2005, the B.C. Liberal party has raised more than $107.8 million -- $70.2 million of that from businesses and corporations.
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They also want the government to establish a debt repayment plan.
As you might imagine the Alberta Prosperity Fund poll finds a small majority, 52 per cent, would vote for a newly formed PC/Wildrose party. Maggi is the CEO of Mainstreet Research, the pollster for Postmedia and he correctly called the majorities for both the federal Liberals and the provincial New Democrats. He has three major concerns.