Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party won the Alberta provincial election early Wednesday. Just after 4 a.m. MT, the UCP led or had been elected in 63 of the province’s 87 ridings, with the NDP, diminished to opposition status after their single term in government.
Read the Postmedia story here.
Read the election reaction on social media here.
What do you think? B.C.’s Premier John Horgan congratulated Kenney on his win on social media.
However, there will no doubt be continued tension over the issue of oil pipelines, which Kenney said he plans to ensure are built. He said Alberta plans “to fight back” and “build those pipes.”
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