United Conservative Party

UCP’s Smith votes at advance poll as Alberta election enters final week

May 23, 2023 | 1:15pm

United Conservative Party Leader Danielle Smith took advantage of an advance poll today to cast her vote in Monday’s Alberta election. Traffic at the Haysboro Community Centre in southwest Calgary was steady after the advance polls opened. But there was only one other person inside when Smith — accompanied by her support team, security officers […]

Alberta passes sovereignty act, but first strips out sweeping powers to cabinet

Dec 8, 2022 | 9:10am

The Alberta legislature has passed Premier Danielle Smith’s controversial sovereignty act but not before first stripping out the provision that granted Smith’s cabinet the power to bypass the legislature and rewrite laws as it saw fit. Smith’s United Conservative caucus used its majority Wednesday night to pass an amendment to affirm that the Alberta legislature […]