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Smith won't seek early vote if she wins UCP leadership, becomes next Alberta premier

Smith won't seek early vote if she wins UCP leadership, becomes next Alberta premier

CALGARY — United Conservative Party leadership candidate Danielle Smith says if she wins this week's vote and becomes the next Alberta premier, she would not call an early election to seek a broad mandate on her policy ideas.

Rent-to-own housing to be built in Edmonton for Paul First Nation members

EDMONTON — Ottawa and Alberta have announced $3 million in funding to build affordable housing in Edmonton for members of the Paul First Nation. The project involves the construction of 24 rental and rent-to-own units.
Enbridge's Al Monaco to retire Jan. 1, board chair Greg Ebel named next CEO

Enbridge's Al Monaco to retire Jan. 1, board chair Greg Ebel named next CEO

CALGARY — Al Monaco will retire as chief executive of Enbridge Inc. on Jan. 1, 2023, the Calgary-based pipeline giant announced Monday. Monaco, who has served as the company's CEO since 2012, will be replaced by current board chair Greg Ebel.
Dominant Raptors feed off crowd to beat Jazz 114-82 in pre-season debut

Dominant Raptors feed off crowd to beat Jazz 114-82 in pre-season debut

EDMONTON — The Toronto Raptors opened their exhibition season on Sunday by being simply dominant in their Canadian home away from home.

WHL roundup: Hitmen pounce on Pats with offensive outburst

CALGARY — The Calgary Hitmen scored four goals in the first period, then traded offensive outbursts the rest of the way Sunday to defeat the visiting Regina Pats 7-3 in one of two Western Hockey League games on the schedule.
Alberta commits $20.8 million over the next four years to fight human trafficking

Alberta commits $20.8 million over the next four years to fight human trafficking

EDMONTON — The Alberta government is providing $20.8 million over the next four years to implement recommendations from a star-led task force on human trafficking.
Jason Kenney on list of past Alberta premiers to resign amid party strife

Jason Kenney on list of past Alberta premiers to resign amid party strife

EDMONTON — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced in May that he would be stepping down as United Conservative Party leader after receiving 51.4 per cent support in a leadership review.
'The lunatics are trying to take over:' Quotes from Kenney's time in Alberta politics

'The lunatics are trying to take over:' Quotes from Kenney's time in Alberta politics

EDMONTON — Alberta's United Conservative Party is to vote in a new leader and premier on Thursday. Premier Jason Kenney announced in May, following a leadership review, that he would be stepping down.
The gig is up: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney set to step down from top job

The gig is up: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney set to step down from top job

EDMONTON — Don’t cry for me, Alberta, I was leaving anyway. It's Premier Jason Kenney’s swan song message as he prepares to depart the province's top job, forced out by the very United Conservative Party he willed into existence.

WHL Roundup: Rebels continue hot roll by pouncing on Pats

RED DEER, Alta. — The Red Deer Rebels continue to roll in the early going of the Western Hockey League season as they defeated the visiting Regina Pats on Saturday 4-2 to boost their Central Division-leading record to three wins in as many games.