Jason Kenney

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, left, says he will stay in the top job to maintain continuity and stability in government until a new United Conservative party leader is chosen, in Calgary, Alta., Friday, May 20, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

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

Kenney did not take questions and has not done so since quitting

 

Alberta Wildrose leader Brian Jean and Alberta PC leader Jason Kenney shake hands after announcing a unity deal between the two parties in Edmonton on May 18, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta Premier Kenney faces calls from some in his UCP caucus to quit immediately

Kenney’s caucus meeting to determine next steps after the premier announced it was time to leave

 

Premier-Designate Jason Kenney addresses the media the day his after his election victory in Edmonton on Wednesday April 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

BENNETT: Jason Kenney led Alberta through bulldog willpower and work ethic

Kenney resigned after just 51 per cent of party rank-and-file endorsed him in a leadership review

 

FILE: Jason Kenney speaks in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta premier Jason Kenney steps down as UCP leader

Kenney received 51.4 per cent support from the party in a leadership vote

FILE: Jason Kenney speaks in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Jason Kenney speaks in Calgary on Friday, March 25, 2022. Albertans are to learn Wednesday whether the premier has enough support from his party to keep his job, but political observers say whatever the result, it won’t end the rancorous political melodrama. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta premier to learn fate Wednesday in party review of his job performance

Province should learn Jason Kenney’s fate via live feed on the United Conservative Party website

Jason Kenney speaks in Calgary on Friday, March 25, 2022. Albertans are to learn Wednesday whether the premier has enough support from his party to keep his job, but political observers say whatever the result, it won’t end the rancorous political melodrama. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on sustainable helicopter air ambulance funding in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 25, 2022. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is in the U.S. capital in an effort to convince Capitol Hill lawmakers that his province is their best bet for North American energy security. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta premier visits U.S. capital to talk North American energy security

Kenney a champion of the role Alberta plays as a reliable source of energy to the U.S.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on sustainable helicopter air ambulance funding in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 25, 2022. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is in the U.S. capital in an effort to convince Capitol Hill lawmakers that his province is their best bet for North American energy security. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on sustainable helicopter air ambulance funding in Calgary on Friday, March 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta says 19 of 50 new ICU beds are available, but hospitals still under strain

New beds address Alberta’s status as having Canada’s lowest number of intensive care beds per capita

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on sustainable helicopter air ambulance funding in Calgary on Friday, March 25, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Candidates, left to right, Leslyn Lewis, Roman Baber, Jean Charest, Scott Aitchison, Patrick Brown, and Pierre Poilievre at the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, Alta., Wednesday, May 11, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

What federal Conservative leadership candidates can learn from Kenney and Alberta

Party insider says be prepared to design a team that listens to caucus.

Candidates, left to right, Leslyn Lewis, Roman Baber, Jean Charest, Scott Aitchison, Patrick Brown, and Pierre Poilievre at the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, Alta., Wednesday, May 11, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks in Calgary on Friday, March 25, 2022. A former senior Alberta government staffer suing Kenney’s office for what she alleges was wrongful dismissal will be seeking a court order to compel the premier to testify in the lawsuit.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Ex-staffer to ask court to make Alberta premier testify in wrongful dismissal lawsuit

A former senior Alberta government staffer suing Premier Jason Kenney’s office for…

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks in Calgary on Friday, March 25, 2022. A former senior Alberta government staffer suing Kenney’s office for what she alleges was wrongful dismissal will be seeking a court order to compel the premier to testify in the lawsuit.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney has created a panel to look at Alberta’s finances. (File photo from The Canadian Press)

Culture of fear’: Critic says Alberta premier reaping results of divisive leadership

Criticism of Jason Kenney by some in his own caucus has been bubbling to the surface

United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney has created a panel to look at Alberta’s finances. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
In a camera monitor, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks after the United Conservative Party’s annual meeting in Calgary on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.An internal fight plaguing Alberta’s governing party has taken a new twist with one of Premier Jason Kenney’s senior political staffers comparing Kenney’s backbench critics to clowns. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal

Intraparty war in Alberta Premier Kenney’s UCP sees Twitter fight over clown image

Almost 60,000 party members eligible to vote in the leadership review with results announced May 18

In a camera monitor, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney speaks after the United Conservative Party’s annual meeting in Calgary on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021.An internal fight plaguing Alberta’s governing party has taken a new twist with one of Premier Jason Kenney’s senior political staffers comparing Kenney’s backbench critics to clowns. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on sustainable helicopter air ambulance funding in Calgary on Friday, March 25, 2022. Kenney says Albertans don’t appreciate the intraparty fighting “soap opera” of his United Conservative government and he has been too soft on public dissenters. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘Soap opera’: Alberta premier says he’s been too tolerant of open dissent

Kenney: ‘Conservatives know that we must be united, and unity requires a degree of discipline’

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on sustainable helicopter air ambulance funding in Calgary on Friday, March 25, 2022. Kenney says Albertans don’t appreciate the intraparty fighting “soap opera” of his United Conservative government and he has been too soft on public dissenters. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on air ambulance funding, in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 25, The controversial party vote to determine the future of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney begins today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta’s Kenney urges party to back him or risk division, election loss

Premier: ‘I’m 12-0! I know a thing or two about winning elections’

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney provides details on air ambulance funding, in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 25, The controversial party vote to determine the future of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney begins today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta Wildrose leader Brian Jean and Alberta PC leader Jason Kenney shake hands after announcing a unity deal between the two in Edmonton on May 18, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Kenney foe Brian Jean says some concerns resolved over upcoming leadership vote

Referendum that has exposed deep rifts in the party and discontent with Kenney

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Alberta Wildrose leader Brian Jean and Alberta PC leader Jason Kenney shake hands after announcing a unity deal between the two in Edmonton on May 18, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Will Smith, right, hits presenter Chris Rock on stage while presenting the award for best documentary feature at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Chris Pizzello

Kenney defends using meme of Will Smith, Chris Rock slap to critique green energy policies

The word “Reality” is written in text over Smith with “Green Energy Policies” in text over Rock

Will Smith, right, hits presenter Chris Rock on stage while presenting the award for best documentary feature at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Chris Pizzello
Brian Jean speaks to reporters at the Alberta legislature in Edmonton on Monday, March 20, 2017. Jean, a rival to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s leadership, says he fears a mail-in leadership vote will be rampant with cheating and fraud. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan

Alberta’s Kenney defends calling party opponents ‘lunatics,’ comparing them to bugs

Kenney needs majority support or a race is called to pick a new leader

Brian Jean speaks to reporters at the Alberta legislature in Edmonton on Monday, March 20, 2017. Jean, a rival to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s leadership, says he fears a mail-in leadership vote will be rampant with cheating and fraud. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan
Brian Jean speaks to reporters at the Alberta legislature in Edmonton on Monday, March 20, 2017. Jean, a rival to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's leadership, says he fears a mail-in leadership vote will be rampant with cheating and fraud. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan

Alberta premier’s political foe fears mail-in leadership vote open to cheating

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s campaign team says concern is baseless

Brian Jean speaks to reporters at the Alberta legislature in Edmonton on Monday, March 20, 2017. Jean, a rival to Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's leadership, says he fears a mail-in leadership vote will be rampant with cheating and fraud. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Codie McLachlan
Jason Kenney in Edmonton, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. Peter Guthrie and Jason Stephan, two of the premier’s backbenchers, have broken ranks, calling the United Conservative party’s revamped leadership review a sham and saying it’s time for the premier to resign. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Two of Alberta Premier’s caucus members urge him to quit to renew party

Pair of backbenchers break ranks, calling United Conservative Party leadership review a sham

Jason Kenney in Edmonton, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. Peter Guthrie and Jason Stephan, two of the premier’s backbenchers, have broken ranks, calling the United Conservative party’s revamped leadership review a sham and saying it’s time for the premier to resign. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney watches as Finance Minister Travis Toews delivers the 2022 budget in Edmonton on Thursday February 24, 2022. The contentious April 9 party vote to determine Kenney’s fate has been changed from an in-person vote to mail-in ballots. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Fractious April 9 party vote on Alberta premier moves from in-person to mail-in

The contentious April 9 party vote to determine the fate of Alberta…

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney watches as Finance Minister Travis Toews delivers the 2022 budget in Edmonton on Thursday February 24, 2022. The contentious April 9 party vote to determine Kenney’s fate has been changed from an in-person vote to mail-in ballots. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Wildrose leader Brian Jean, left, and Alberta PC leader Jason Kenney walk in to a press conference to announce a unity deal between the two in Edmonton on Thursday, May 18, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

UCP membership soars as intraparty fight over Alberta premier’s leadership escalates

Nearly 14,000 people are signed up for the April 9 vote of confidence

Alberta Wildrose leader Brian Jean, left, and Alberta PC leader Jason Kenney walk in to a press conference to announce a unity deal between the two in Edmonton on Thursday, May 18, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson