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Alberta This Week

Premier Smith’s signature bill, the Alberta Sovereignty Within a United Canada Act, will see amendments this week to counter concerns about Cabinet being handed too much power.

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Alberta This Week

With the Legislature back in session this week (see below for details on the Throne Speech), discussion will turn to the bills being introduced, especially the Alberta Sovereignty Within a United Canada Act.

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Alberta This Week

Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw will be replaced by Alberta Health Services Executive Dr. Mark Joffe.

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Alberta This Week

With Cabinet in place, Deputy Ministers named, and most of the key political staff getting comfortable in their new roles, this week will see the action shift from Edmonton to Brooks-Medicine Hat, where Danielle Smith is running to get a seat.

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Alberta This Week

The week ahead is a busy one. The UCP caucus is currently on a retreat in Sylvan Lake where Premier Smith says she will meet one-on-one with all MLAs

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Alberta This Week

The United Conservative Party (UCP) has a new leader and Alberta has a new Premier. Last Thursday, Danielle Smith was elected leader of the UCP on the sixth ballot with 53.77 per cent of the vote.

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