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Alberta NDP considering hiring 3rd party to oversee internal harassment complaints

Alberta's Opposition leader says her NDP is looking at hiring an independent third party to oversee future harassment complaints from staff and volunteers.

Brian Jean officially launches campaign to replace outgoing Premier Jason Kenney

The co-founder of Alberta's governing United Conservative Party has officially launched his campaign to become the next leader, saying it's imperative the party get back on track by listening to people and fighting for a better deal in Confederation.

Alberta NDP has sometimes 'fallen short' on respect for staff and volunteers, Notley says

Alberta Opposition NDP Leader Rachel Notley, a week after acknowledging her party is investigating allegations of mistreatment of volunteers, said Wednesday there are problems.

Alberta NDP volunteers were ignored and demeaned, former workers say

Two Alberta NDP workers say they quit recently because they could no longer stomach a culture they describe as demeaning and ignores volunteers, with the majority of those targeted being women.

Letter calls for Alberta NDP to investigate volunteer mistreatment allegations

A letter from 15 Alberta NDP constituency presidents and regional vice-presidents calls on Opposition Leader Rachel Notley and the party to investigate what it alleges to be a pattern of disrespect and mistreatment of party volunteers.

Cabinet delivers standing ovation as Alberta Premier Kenney stays on as UCP leader

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he is staying in the top job to maintain "continuity" until a new leader of his United Conservative Party is chosen.

Controversy, COVID-19 and the oil crash: A look back at Jason Kenney's rise and fall

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, at the founding convention of his United Conservative Party in 2018, said he'd consider members' input on policy but the bottom line was simple: "I hold the pen."

Alberta premier dismisses need for big number in leadership review

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he doesn't need overwhelming support in a leadership review because the pool of voters has been diluted by thousands of angry members bent on destruction.

Kenney rejects suggestion he's eyeing early election to quell party strife

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is rejecting speculation he may call an early election as part of a last-ditch effort to maintain control.

Results May 18: Balloting complete in membership review of Alberta Premier Kenney

Volunteers began checking voter identification Thursday in a mail-in leadership review of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and, if so inclined, the public could watch a livestream of the work on the United Conservative Party website.

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