Witnesses say Kenney was present for discussions about funding Callaway's UCP leadership campaign, set conditions and gave Callaway a gift of Dark Horse whisky after he dropped out of the race.
Bill 81 revealed dissent inside the UCP, displayed divisions within Alberta's conservative movement and exhibited Kenney's tendency to invoke a top-down dictatorial style of leadership to win the day.
As Jason Kenney and the UCP circle the drain of public opinion, they’re making one last desperate attempt to stack the deck in their favour by introducing a law to silence their critics.
Bill 81 is an undemocratic and unconstitutional attempt to restrict the ability of civil society groups and unions to use paid advertising to criticize the UCP government.
Legislation aimed at banning elections advertisers with political party ties is an attempt to “silence the voice of working Albertans” the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) says.
A former Alberta legislature UCP staff member is suing the premier's office, saying she suffered from a toxic workplace and was fired as retribution for speaking out about the problems she saw there.
Alberta wildland firefighters say they are on the receiving end of mistreatment from the provincial government as payroll issues with the 1GX pay system are affecting when they are being paid.
The UCP government’s failure to get on board with a proposed $170-million top-up to a federal agricultural financial aid program is causing frustration among the province’s farm groups.
The Alberta Government Library is set to close in July 2021, according to a statement from Service Alberta. The library employs 12 full-time equivalent positions, with two being redeployed elsewhere.
A really good analysis of Kenney and his divisive, inequitable, angry and largely dysfunctional kind of government.