2019 Alberta Election

Hasn’t campaigned with federal leader: NDP’s Notley says her focus on Alberta
Hasn’t campaigned with federal leader: NDP’s Notley says her focus on Alberta
United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney, left to right, Alberta Liberal Party leader David Khan, Alberta New Democrat Party leader and incumbent premier Rachel Notley and Alberta Party leader Stephen Mandel greet each before the start of the 2019 Alberta Leaders Debate in Edmonton on Thursday, April 4, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan)

Vote-anywhere option draws record numbers to advance polls in Alberta election

A new rule allows people to vote outside of their home constituencies during advance polls

United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney, left to right, Alberta Liberal Party leader David Khan, Alberta New Democrat Party leader and incumbent premier Rachel Notley and Alberta Party leader Stephen Mandel greet each before the start of the 2019 Alberta Leaders Debate in Edmonton on Thursday, April 4, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan)
No government can bring back Alberta oil boom, experts say

No government can bring back Alberta oil boom, experts say

By early next decade, power from solar and wind expected to be as cheap or cheaper than fossil fuels

No government can bring back Alberta oil boom, experts say
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Szwagierczak simply hoping people’s voice will be heard

Szwagierczak simply hoping people’s voice will be heard

Lacombe-Ponoka candidate bringing forth Albertans discontent with status quo

Szwagierczak simply hoping people’s voice will be heard
We will turn off the taps: Kenney

We will turn off the taps: Kenney

UCP Leader Jason Kenney was in Sylvan Lake Monday, said if elected he will turn off the taps to B.C.

We will turn off the taps: Kenney
United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney, left to right, Alberta Liberal Party leader David Khan, Alberta New Democrat Party leader and incumbent premier Rachel Notley and Alberta Party leader Stephen Mandel greet each before the start of the 2019 Alberta Leaders Debate in Edmonton, Alta., on Thursday, April 4, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan
United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney, left to right, Alberta Liberal Party leader David Khan, Alberta New Democrat Party leader and incumbent premier Rachel Notley and Alberta Party leader Stephen Mandel greet each before the start of the 2019 Alberta Leaders Debate in Edmonton, Alta., on Thursday, April 4, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan
Alberta Party nominee Myles Chykerda, NDP nominee Doug Hart, UCP incumbent nominee Ron Orr, Freedom Conservative Party nominee nominee Keith Parrill, Alberta Independence Party nominee Tessa Szwagierczak and Alberta Advantage Party nominee Shawn Tylke all debated the current issues facing the province including healthcare, education, seniors care, the economy and taxation. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

WATCH: Lacombe-Ponoka candidates debate the issues at Chamber forum

Healthcare, education, taxation and seniors care were the main issues spoke about at the LMC

Alberta Party nominee Myles Chykerda, NDP nominee Doug Hart, UCP incumbent nominee Ron Orr, Freedom Conservative Party nominee nominee Keith Parrill, Alberta Independence Party nominee Tessa Szwagierczak and Alberta Advantage Party nominee Shawn Tylke all debated the current issues facing the province including healthcare, education, seniors care, the economy and taxation. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Lacombe-Ponoka all-candidates forum in Ponoka draws big crowd

Lacombe-Ponoka all-candidates forum in Ponoka draws big crowd

Candidates discussed healthcare, equalization, seniors, carbon tax, safe consumptions and crime

  • Apr 2, 2019
Lacombe-Ponoka all-candidates forum in Ponoka draws big crowd
Lorrie Jess, President, ASBA
Lorrie Jess, President, ASBA
Lacombe-Ponoka Alberta Party Candidate Myles Chykerda and Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel were given a tour of Blindman Brewing by co-owners Hans Doef and Matt Willerton during a campaign stop in Lacombe on March 26th. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel makes campaign stop in Lacombe

Alberta Party leaders promises supports for business community

Lacombe-Ponoka Alberta Party Candidate Myles Chykerda and Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel were given a tour of Blindman Brewing by co-owners Hans Doef and Matt Willerton during a campaign stop in Lacombe on March 26th. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Chuckwagon driver Kurt Bensmiller waves as he’s the first to be auctioned off during the Calgary Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, March 22, 2018. Chuckwagon drivers and sponsors are hoping for the best as clouds of political and energy industry uncertainty gather ahead of the Calgary Stampede canvas auction tonight. (Todd Korol/The Canadian Press)

Oil prices, Alberta election call cloud Stampede chuckwagon auction expectations

The top money bid last year came from Versatile Energy Services, Ltd.

Chuckwagon driver Kurt Bensmiller waves as he’s the first to be auctioned off during the Calgary Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, March 22, 2018. Chuckwagon drivers and sponsors are hoping for the best as clouds of political and energy industry uncertainty gather ahead of the Calgary Stampede canvas auction tonight. (Todd Korol/The Canadian Press)
Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley makes an announcement in Calgary on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley)

Carbon tax, oil and gas investment dominate Day 2 of Alberta campaign

NDP pledges more oil and gas processing, UCP slams provincial and federal governments on carbon tax

Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley makes an announcement in Calgary on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley)
Politicians hitting the road for votes in Alberta election campaign

Politicians hitting the road for votes in Alberta election campaign

NDP Leader Rachel Notley and United Conservative Leader Jason Kenney have officially launched campaigns

Politicians hitting the road for votes in Alberta election campaign
Notley calls Alberta’s provincial election
Notley calls Alberta’s provincial election
Ponoka resident and longtime NDP advocate Doug Hart was acclaimed as the NDP candidate for the Lacombe-Ponoka area. This will be Hart’s fifth run as the NDP candidate.                                File photo

Ponoka’s Doug Hart makes provincial run under NDP banner

This is Hart’s fifth run in the Alberta provincial elections

  • Mar 5, 2019
Ponoka resident and longtime NDP advocate Doug Hart was acclaimed as the NDP candidate for the Lacombe-Ponoka area. This will be Hart’s fifth run as the NDP candidate.                                File photo
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Ron Orr seeks second term as MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka

Incumbent MLA hopes to reignite Albertan economy

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Alberta Party candidate first on the board for Lacombe-Ponoka

Alberta Party candidate first on the board for Lacombe-Ponoka

Myles Chykerda hopes his party can take ideology out of provincial politics

Alberta Party candidate first on the board for Lacombe-Ponoka