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Jean announces policy to strengthen property rights

 Ending squatter’s rights, improving communication when energy companies access land, fixing Bill 36, and amending other laws that don’t respect property rights all highlight Brian Jean’s new policy to respect landowners in Alberta. “Property rights are essential to a free economy, and action is needed to ensure landowners know their rights are being protected,” Jean …

Jean will fix equalization and stand up for Alberta

Pressuring the NDP government to get Albertans a better deal in equalization negotiations with the Trudeau Liberals, holding a referendum on equalization to get the federal government to the table, and fighting for pipelines in all directions highlight Brian Jean’s new policy to stand up for Albertans. The policy, Fixing Equalization: Standing up for Alberta, …

UCP MLA Hanson endorses Jean for leader

Today, UCP Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills MLA Dave Hanson endorsed Brian Jean for leader of the new United Conservative Party. Hanson said with the economy losing over 14,000 jobs just last month, it’s critical to have a leader that’s in it for Albertans and has real life experience in the private sector. “Brian has …

Jean announces policy to fix justice system, defend victims and the vulnerable

GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB (August 3, 2017): Getting tough on those who commit violent crimes, providing more resources to victims of sexual assaults, and tackling the rise of dangerous opioids and addictions highlight Brian Jean’s new policy to fix the justice system. The policy, Here for Victims and the Vulnerable: Strengthening our Justice System, was released today …

Jean the best candidate to defeat the NDP: Poll

EDMONTON, AB (August 2, 2017): A new poll from Mainstreet published by Postmedia shows a United Conservative Party would be the strongest under Brian Jean. The poll shows Jean holding a more than two-to-one lead over the NDP, is the only candidate that grows the party’s current popularity, and is the only candidate that can win seats …

Jean will undo NDP damage to oilsands

EDMONTON, AB (July 28, 2017): A Brian Jean government would reverse the damage done by the NDP in our oilsands that led to over amillion hectares of oilsands leases being abandoned. The news follows a series of companies leaving Alberta for more competitive jurisdictions. Jean is committed to repealing the carbon tax, repealing the cap on …

Series of strong endorsements mark first week of Jean campaign with more to come

EDMONTON, AB (July 27, 2017): Brian Jean’s first week as candidate for leader of the United Conservative party came with an impressive list of endorsements from MLAs and business leaders with more to come in the weeks ahead. The list of MLA endorsements include (video available here): Angela Pitt, UCP MLA Airdrie Leela Sharon Aheer, UCP …

Protecting Freedom & Democracy: Jean announces plans for recall, photo radar referendum

EDMONTON, AB (July 26, 2017): Today, Brian Jean announced he would pass recall legislation, let Albertans have their say on photo radar, work to fix equalization, protect free speech on university campuses, and ban the use of union dues for partisan activities. The policy, Here for Albertans: Protecting Freedom and Democracy, was released in front of …