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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Quebec Premier Francois Legault leave a press conference in Ottawa on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Two members of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s caucus are challenging provincial COVID-19 economic restrictions and have joined a national coalition pushing back against the lockdowns. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Two of Premier Kenney’s caucus members join coalition fighting COVID-19 restrictions

Pitt and Barnes have signed on to the End the Lockdowns national caucus

 

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at the Rideau Club in Ottawa on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Alberta has recorded its first death from COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE – Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks at the Rideau Club in Ottawa on Thursday, March 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

7 UCP cabinet ministers, MLAs, staff resign after holiday travels: Kenney

Alberta premier had faced criticism for not making moves sooner

 

Alberta premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Tanya Fir when she was sworn in as Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, a portfolio she held until August 2020. Members of Alberta’s United Conservative government who travelled abroad over the holidays despite widespread recommendations to stay home to curb the spread of COVID-19 are apologizing and making a beeline home. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

More UCP members travelled over holidays, despite advice to avoid unnecessary trips

The MLAs apologized and those still abroad made a beeline back to Alberta

 

Andrew Scheer (The Canadian Press)
Andrew Scheer (The Canadian Press)
Leadership race or no, Tories will hold Liberal government to account: Scheer
Leadership race or no, Tories will hold Liberal government to account: Scheer
UCP MLAs discuss Red Deer Hospital funding exclusion

UCP MLAs discuss Red Deer Hospital funding exclusion

UCP MLAs criticize NDP for not prioritizing the hospital

UCP MLAs discuss Red Deer Hospital funding exclusion
MOVING AHEAD - Wildrose Party Leader Brian Jean chats with supporters at the Radisson Hotel in Red Deer on Saturday afternoon after learning that his party supported joining forces with the Progressive Conservatives by a margin of 95%.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express

Wildrose vote in overwhelming support of uniting the right

Just over 95% of members who cast votes agree to join forces with the provincial Tories

MOVING AHEAD - Wildrose Party Leader Brian Jean chats with supporters at the Radisson Hotel in Red Deer on Saturday afternoon after learning that his party supported joining forces with the Progressive Conservatives by a margin of 95%.                                Mark Weber/Red Deer Express