Candidates fighting to replace Jason Kenney to discuss Alberta sovereignty tonight

EDMONTON—Those that have declared their intention to exchange Jason Kenney as chief of the United Conservative Occasion — and premier — are to participate in a panel Thursday evening hosted by a bunch pushing for Alberta to turn out to be “a sovereign jurisdiction inside Canada.” It’s the primary time the official candidates — all vying to turn out to be celebration chief on Oct. 6 — will probably be collectively debating the way forward for a province that’s been in political turmoil for greater than a 12 months, upheaval that led Kenney to announce he can be stepping down. Three candidates not too long ago stepped down as cupboard ministers as a way to run: Travis Toews, Rebecca Schulz … Read more

Rempel Garner may need waiver from party rules to seek Alberta UCP leadership

A possible bid for the management of Alberta’s governing United Conservative Get together by MP Michelle Rempel Garner might hinge on whether or not she will be able to get a waiver from occasion guidelines, the Star has realized. A number of sources inform the Star the UCP’s caucus meets later Monday to debate whether or not the actual fact Rempel Garner hasn’t been a member of the occasion for the six months required ought to disqualify her from operating. Rempel Garner publicly declared final week that she is contemplating a run for the UCP job, which present chief and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney introduced final month he would vacate. He made the choice after solely narrowing surviving a celebration … Read more

Pop-up stampede welcomes Calgary’s newest immigrants  – Calgary

It’s not day by day the Calgary Stampede rolls as much as somebody’s entrance door. That was the case on Saturday as officers kicked off its Stampede pop-up custom of welcoming newer Canadians residing in Calgary. “This brings an amazing new flavour to model new immigrants to our fantastic metropolis,” stated Kevin Hendricks with the Calgary Stampede. “We simply need to prolong the hospitality, have them pay attention to what Calgary Stampede is and depart them with a small flavour.” Learn extra: Calgary teen with Down syndrome launches pop-up western put on store The households and neighbours in attendance are handled with visits from Calgary Stampede royalty, together with Princess Jenna Peters and First Nation Princess Sikapinakii Low Horn, in … Read more