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Kenney’s premiership to pose challenges, opportunities for Trudeau
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Kenney’s premiership to pose challenges, opportunities for Trudeau

Kristy Kirkup and Mia Rabson, The Canadian Press OTTAWA — Jason Kenney’s newly secured perch as premier of Alberta poses both a threat and a potential boon to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s re−election chances this fall, political observers said Wednesday in the wake of the United Conservative Party’s resounding win in Alberta. Kenney — an outspoken and articulate former cabinet minister under ex−prime...

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Decision day in Alberta: Voters head to polls in provincial election

from THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — Voters are heading to the polls in the Alberta election today and advance turnouts suggest it could be busy at the ballot boxes. Almost 700,000 people voted early in malls, airports, recreation centres, public buildings and even an Ikea store. That was well ahead of the 235,000 who came out early in the 2015 election that saw Rachel...