Yet another big win against carbon taxes: Abbott, Trump, Dean and now Kenney
The first pledge was to get rid of the carbon tax. The victory was a scorching 63 to 24
Alberta is a conservative province of Canada with 4 million people. It’s wealthy from oil, gas and agriculture. (It’s not that different to Queensland and WA.). Jason Kenney was a mission to get the province back from environmental zealots: fergoodnesssake, Kenney even vowed to set up a ‘War room’ against energy activists.
The greens were the main target and the people said “Yes”.
Conservatives win big victory in Alberta, Canada
The right-leaning United Conservative Party (UCP) has taken power in the oil-rich Canadian province of Alberta, routing the left-leaning NDP.
It was a landslide victory:
…Kenney defeated center-left incumbent Rachel Notley, 55, whose New Democratic Party snapped four decades of conservative rule in 2015. His UCP won 63 seats in the provincial legislature, against 24 for Notley’s NDP,
He’s vowed to get stalled pipelines built, scrap the province’s carbon tax, and create a “war room” to hit back at anti-oil-sands campaigners. He also pledged to cut […]
April 19, 2019 at 03:55AM