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Brian brought his bold vision to Lethbridge

Brian Jean brought his bold, positive vision for the province to the United Conservative Party’s fifth and final leadership debate. In Lethbridge, Brian put forward his policy priorities on municipal and interprovincial relations, as well as post-secondary education and his vision on leadership, UCP Little Bow MLA David Schneider said today. An Angus Reid poll …

Jean brings bold, positive vision to hometown debate

Tonight, Brian Jean brought his bold, positive vision for Alberta to his hometown at the United Conservative Party’s fourth leadership debate. Brian brought his policy priorities on energy and the environment, intergovernmental relations and the economy to Fort McMurray, UCP Fort-McMurray-Wood Buffalo MLA Tany Yao said today. Brian Jean launched a full range of policy …

Energy East Cancellation Attack On Canada And Alberta: Jean

United Conservative leadership candidate Brian Jean released the following statement on the cancellation of the Energy East pipeline project today: “Under Prime Minister Trudeau, the Energy East and Northern Gateway pipelines have disappeared. Billions of investment dollars and jobs are now gone, as is the $9 billion Energy East would have added to the Quebec …

Jean brings positive vision to United Conservative leadership debate

 Tonight, Brian Jean continued to present his bold, positive vision for Alberta at the United Conservative Party’s third leadership debate. Guided by direct provincial leadership experience, Jean brought his policy priorities on agriculture and community and social services to the debate, UCP Innisfail-Sylvan Lake MLA Don MacIntyre said today. Brian Jean launched a full range of policy …

Jean wins second UCP debate, puts forward positive vision

Today, Brian Jean won the United Conservative Party’s second leadership debate. Brian Jean brought his bold, positive vision on labour issues, health care in Alberta and Alberta’s education system to the debate, UCP Airdrie MLA Angela Pitt said today. Brian Jean released a full range of policy priorities early on in the leadership race including Here for …

Letter confirms NDP’s continued attack on rural Alberta

 Alberta’s agricultural community is under fire once again as the NDP government puts local Ag Societies at risk, Brian Jean said today. A recently obtained email from the Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies confirms that they’ve been left in limbo as the NDP dithers on future support and funding. Alberta’s Ag Societies provide fundamental support to rural …

Jean first candidate to file papers, pay full $95,000 in leadership fees

Today, the Brian Jean United Conservative Party leadership campaign submitted its Leadership Candidate Questionnaire, its $20,000 good conduct bond and the final half of the $75,000 leadership entry fee to the United Conservative Party, becoming the first candidate to do so. Brian Jean released the following statement regarding the campaign’s success: “I’m humbled by the …

Jean takes dominant lead in UCP leadership race, last eight polls

With the release of a new ThinkHQ poll this morning, United Conservative Party leadership candidate Brian Jean has established a dominating lead over his leadership rivals, taking increasingly significant leads in the the last eight publicly released polls. Since December of last year Brian Jean has consistently led against his rivals in public opinion polls …

Three more UCP MLAs back Brian Jean for leader

Today, three more United Conservative MLAs put their support behind Brian Jean for leadership of the United Conservative Party. The three MLA endorsements include: David Schneider, UCP MLA Little Bow Wayne Anderson, UCP MLA Highwood Pat Stier, UCP MLA Livingstone-Macleod The endorsements follow a string of bold policy announcements to strengthen Alberta’s justice system, empower patients and …