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#Ableg News 🧵

This was the WORST bad news week for the @UCPCaucus in 2022:

🤬- The UCP suddenly defund critical diabetic care (Story #1)

🤫 - Jason Nixon secretly removes park protections (#2)

🤐- Kenney’s silent on Women’s Rights (#7)

Here’s 22 (YUP!) Bad News UCP Stories!
#Ableg News 🧵

1. Thousands of Albertans were SHOCKED after the UCP announced a plan to “improve” diabetes care…by partially defunding insulin pumps for diabetics

Sick Albertans may see expensive premiums, co-payments or they’ll be forced to abandon their treatments altogether
#Ableg News 🧵

2. 🤫 Shhhh….pro-coal UCP MLA Jason Nixon is AGAIN silently changing legislation to weaken protections of our provincial parks!

Critics say he is attempting to now allow activities in provincial ncisl parks and public lands that are currently prohibited ⛏
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#Ableg News 🧵

I told @AB_AgainstUCP it’d be a “quiet” week for the @UCPCaucus

I was wrong: it’s AWFUL:

🥊 UCP MLA Nixon Gets Away With Bullying (Story #1)

😨 Another UCP MLA Calls Kenney Out! (#5)

🏥 4 Major Health Care Crisis’s! (#7-10)

Here’s 16 bad news UCP stories!
#Ableg News 🧵

1. UCP MLA Jason Nixon will not be sanctioned for comments he made during an angry exchange that included him swearing at Speaker Nathan Cooper in the leg.

It is noted Nixon didn’t ACTUALLY apologize…rather an “I’m sorry” letter was read by another UCP MLA.
#Ableg News 🧵

2. UCP MLA Fir announced private schools, which receive 70% of funding from taxpayers, won’t need report how much they charge for tuition under a new bill. 

Critics suggest the UCP is hiding how much wealthy private schools make in tuition payments from parents
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#Ableg News 🧵

It was a stinker of a bad news week for the @UCPCaucus

👩‍🎓- LaGrange’s education cuts create chaos! (Story #3)

😔- The UCP kick 40,000 vulnerable Albertans off health care plans! (#5)

🎭 - 5 UCP DRAMA STORIES!(#7-11)

👀 Here’s 16 bad news UCP stories this week
#Ableg News 🧵

1. Kenney is accused of hiding a report showing how Alberta auto insurance providers collected over a $1,000,000,000 more than they paid out in 2020!

Despite this: Auto premiums went up significantly over the past 2 years- after @jkenney removed the rate cap.
#Ableg News 🧵

2. The Alberta Ombudsman is calling out the Kenney gov’t to make MAJOR changes to the AISH appeal system

He ruled that under the UCP, Disabled Albertans wanting to challenge their provincial disability benefits are facing a system that isn’t fair and troubling.
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#Ableg News🧵

It’s ALWAYS April Fools in Alberta under the UCP; the comically “Bad News” never stops:

👮‍♂️ RCMP finally interview Kenney (Story #1)

😔 A final report from the Child Advocate blasts the UCP (#5)

📉2 Bad Polls for Kenney (#11-12)

Here’s 12 Bad News UCP stories!
#Ableg News 🧵

1. Kenney admits he was interviewed by the RCMP regarding his role facilitating illegal donations in the 2017 leadership race.

This falls days after transcripts from interviews with co-operating witnesses reveal how Kenney’s Team covertly snuck in illegal 💰
#Ableg News 🧵

2. An incredible piece by @TS_Lambert reveals the TRUE Jason Nixon: a man charged with several criminal offences, multiple financial scandals and corruption

It comes on the revelation he’s using is position to allow foreign companies to open Alberta coal mines
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#Ableg News 🧵

While our weather’s improving; it’s pouring REALLY Bad News for the @UCPCaucus:

🤦🏻‍♂️- 2 UCP MLA’s: 4 HUGE bozo eruptions (Story #3-6)

🤥 - Kenney “accidentally” blocks Alberta (#9)

😳- Albertan’s pay for a Kenney radio show (#11)

Here’s XX bad news UCP Stores
#awbleg News 🧵

1. Health Minister Copping officially removed vaccination restrictions for front line health care workers, even for those helping the most vulnerable patients at significantly high risk.

Experts say this is “not only is that unethical, but it is immoral”
#Anleg News 🧵

2. In one of the biggest power grabs in Alberta’s history - the UCP changed the Municipal Government Act to limit local governments to have face-covering or vaccine passport bylaws.

#YEG Mayor Sohi was shocked, saying “We are treated like kids by the province”
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#Ableg News 🧵

As exhausting and frustrating as this week was for Alberta; it was a HORRIBLE week for @UCPCaucus:

😳 More Kenney Press Conference Disasters (Story #4)

🪧 More Post Secondary strikes (#11-12)

👨‍⚖️ More legal court challenges (#14)

Here’s 16 Bad News UCP stories:

1. The week started with AHS reporting 26 new deaths from COVID-19, a day after Kenney suddenly said he’d be removing health restrictions.

Kenney claimed 90% vaccination rates and plunging hospitalization rates….but there were some obvious challenges to his “facts”…
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2. New data from that weekend showed Alberta remains the LEAST vaccinated province in Canada with ~85% of people 18+ vaccinated!

3. Data also showed ONLY 74.25% of Albertans are fully vaccinated (only 79.4% with one dose)

This is WELL short of Kenny’s 90% claim
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#Ableg News 🧵

If politicians are judged by their honour & integrity…it was a HORRIBLE week for the @UCPCaucus:

🤫 UCP sneak in privatized health care (Story #3)

👩‍⚖️ Kenney hit with another lawsuit! (#8)

💰 NDP Out Funds Kenney by 162%! (#X21)

Here’s 21 bad news UCP Stories!
#Ableg News 🧵

1. 97 Albertans died from Covid19 last week, making It the HIGHEST deaths since Delta rocked Alberta in Oct. 2021

2. 🤦🏻‍♂️ Kenney went to Washington…spent $19,000, but allegedly signed:

✅ 0 new trade deals
✅ $0 in new investments
✅ 0 “Supply Chain” agreements
#Ableg News 🧵

3. With ZERO consultation or explanation, @jkenney secretly made a deal to sneak in MORE private profit into our public healthcare system

His decision to privatize almost every rural lab service. Critics say this move will result in higher costs & longer waits
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#Ableg News 🧵

Despite Kenney’s fake Covid19 update; it’s been a HORRIBLE week in Alberta:

🤥 Kenney mislead Albertans about Food Shortages (Story #1)

🪨 UCP pit mines hit a dead end (#5-6)

👨‍🏫 Alberta Teachers are done with the UCP (#8)

Here’s 13 REALLY bad UCP news stories!
#Ableg News 🧵

🤥 Liar Liar!

1. Experts are blasting Kenney’s choice to weaponize pictures showing empty shelves.

One expert said it “will not help the current situation”. There may be some Price increases, but not potential food shortages”
#Ableg News 🧵

2. New survey shows under Kenney. Albertans’ confidence in their personal finances hit an all-time low!

Nearly m 50% of Albertan’s are Not optimistic about their future in this province.

This is not just the lowest number in Canada, but in the Survey’s history!
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#Ableg News 🧵

So…WTAF happened this week? The @UCPCaucus bad news stories were exhausting!

🚑 ER crisis in rural Alberta (Story #1)
🍎 5 UCP Attacks on Public Education (#7-11)
☎️ Our Justice Minister is above the law (#14-19)

Close your eyes: here’s 22 Bad News UCP Stories
#Ableg News 🧵

1. Our week started with horrible announcements from AHS.

Rocky Mountain House Health Centre is without ANY obstetrical 🤰services for AT LEAST a week!

We also saw:
🚑: Major ER disruptions in Fairview & Cold Lake
🚑: Full ER Closures in Swan River and Wabasca!
#Ableg News 🧵

🚨 👩‍⚕️

2. Physicians sounded the alarm on the potential backlog of surgeries caused by Kenney continuing to do nothing about covid. This will force surgical staff to be redeployed

Kenney’s mismanagement of Delta already resulted in postponing 81,000 surgeries
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#Ableg News 🧵

Happy Friday Alberta! Unfortunately, it wasn’t so happy for the @UCPCaucus

This week we saw:

🤷🏻‍♂️- 9,000,000 Missing Rapid Tests (Story #3)
📉- Horrible UCP Polls ( #9/10)
🧳- Record #YYC Vacancy (#15)

Pull out the Jamieson’s: here’s 16 Bad News UCP stories!
#Ableg News 🧵

1. This week started with @bedhuntersab) releasing a memo showing due to a critical staff shortage, Cold Lake’s 14,000 residents would largely have no ER doctors on site.

2. We also saw 550 times EMS services were delayed, dropped, or unavailable across Alberta!
#Ableg News 🧵

Something’s Fishy! 🐠

3. Despite receiving over 15,000,000 rapid tests from the Federal Gov’t, there’s ZERO rapid tests available at pharmacies

New supplies of rapid testing aren’t available until next week

Gov’t Data shows Alberta is missing 9,000,000 tests
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#Ableg News 🧵:

Happy New Year Alberta!

I REALLY hoped 2022 would give the @UCPCaucus a fresh start, Inwas horribly wrong:

😡 Kenney insults Asians (Story #1)
🤦🏻‍♂️ UCP MLA ignores Covid restrictions (#12)
❤️‍🩹 Victims of Crime Lose Help (#13)

Let’s explore 13 bad news UCP stories
#Ableg News 🧵

1. Kenney started off 2022 just like he did January 2021 - apologizing to Albertans!

Instead of being sorry for travelling UCP MLA’s, it was for denigrating the Asian community.

Critics argued Kenney didn’t apologize, rather sorry people were offended. 🤦🏻‍♂️
#Ableg News 🧵

2. After Kenney slashed BILLIONS from Alberta’s post secondary institutions, despite increased workloads, Concordia University faculty was forced to strike affecting ~2,500 students

The UofA,UofL & Mount Royal University are also headed in the same direction
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#AbLeg News 🧵

I REALLY thought Kenney would take a break with bad news this week.

I was wrong:

📉 Ugly New Polls for Kenney (Story #3)

🗑 NWT dumps Alberta’s racist curriculum (#9)

🤫 UCP quietly enacts new US-style laws (17)

Here’s 17 REALLY bad news stories

📸 @OrrsArt
#Ableg News 🧵

Trouble in UCP Paradise:

1. Friday: Potential UCP MLA Candidate Brian Jean r/t’d a CBC poll showing how unpopular Kennney is to Alberta

2. Sunday: Newly Elected UCP MLA Candidate Brian Jean says he’s spending next year touring Alberta on an “anti-Kenney” agenda
#Ableg News 🧵



3. The latest Leger poll from this week shows:

✅ 66% of Albertans think Jason Kenney deserves a leadership review
✅ 60% of Albertans think Jason Kenney should resign
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#Ableg News 🧵

This was the WORST 🧵 I’ve done:

- Shultz sabotaging the $10/day child care (Story #5)
- The UCP undermining Children vaccination efforts (#11-14)
- Kenney & pals subverting democracy & the UCP AGM (#16-25)

Here’s 27 (a record) Bad UCP News Stories this week!!!
#Ableg News 🧵

1. Kenney’s former pal & Kamikaze organizer Blaise Boehmer unleashing a series of NASTY tweets towards him!

2. UCP co-founder and leader hopeful Brian Jean forced to apologize after he released a racist post about a potential UCP candidate from Nigeria.
#Ableg News Thread

3. High-profile UCP MLA’s are now supporting 22-constituency associations who are demanding a UCP leadership review, including Tany Yao and Jeremy Nixon

Kenney is STILL trying to rig the rules at this weekends UCP AGM so they require 28.
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#Ablrg News 🧵

It feels like this week ended as bad as it started.

Between Madu changing legislation to allow illegal donations, Alberta making international news (again)…and Devin Dreeshen, it’s been a REALLY bad week for the UCP!

Let’s look at 19 (YUP!!) stories this week: Image
#Ableg News 🧵

1. 💰 #Abpoli Party Donations are out; and Kenney was AGAIN out-funded by the NDP for the 4th quarter in a row!

The NDP have now raised 156% more donations than the UCP for Q1-Q3 2021.

Remember this for story #15 when Kenney changes the rules for HIS donors… Image
#Ableg News 🧵

2. Treaty 6 Chief formally responds to Alberta’s Provincial Police report, saying Madu completed ZERO consultations with First Nations! Madu lied to Albertans!🤥

3. More allegations of sexual harassment by Kenney’s lawyer pal and Devin’s booze pal Ivan Bernardo! ImageImage
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#Ableg News 🧵

Last week was a BAD week for the UCP. I really thought it couldn’t get worse. I was wrong 😑

Between a collapsing EMS system, attacks on new mayors and toxic UCP MLAs - this is one of the WORST weeks ever for the UCP

Here’s 19 BAD UCP stories from this week!
#Ableg News 🧵

1. 🤦🏻‍♂️ The UCP began the week attacking #YYC new mayor @JyotiGondek’s enviro stance!

2. 🤥 The UCP lied about the Allen report findings! Despite claiming BILLIONS were spent by enviro groups criticizing Alberta’s oil, evidence only supported $50M…OVER 17-years!
#Ableg News 🧵

3. During an interview. Hinshaw said COVID-19 deaths in Alberta were due to vaccination shortfalls, NOT UCP policy or Kenney’s “influenza” messaging

4. UCP curriculum consultant Chris Champion posted a racist pro-colonialist meme, showing us why Kenney picked him
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#Ableg News 🧵

Hey #Abpoli: Remember when Alberta was the “go to” place for young professionals in Canada? We’re officially not (see story #3)

HORRIBLE press conferences, MAJOR lies and 2 failed UCP apps are just part of 16 REALLY Bad News UCP stories this week

Buckle up!
#Ableg News 🧵

Whoopsie! 🤦🏻‍♂️

1. Kenney’s promise of a “QR Code” app allowing Albertans to quickly confirm Covid-19 vaccinations with businesses was FINALLY launched….without ANY ability to scan QR codes to verify the info - making the app completely useless!

It gets worse…
#Ableg News 🧵

2. For 3-weeks in a row @jkenney made national & international news for his pandemic response 📰

3. Alberta’s now seen its WEAKEST population growth in 4 decades! For the 1st time since 1971, Alberta’s no longer has the youngest median age among the provinces
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#Ableg News 🧵 (1/14)

Well Alberta….what the heck happened?? It’s been a HORRIBLE week for the @UCPCaucus!

Albertans went from anger towards Kenney abandoning Alberta to even more anger and confusion when he returned….it’s bad

Grab a glass of Jamieson’s and let’s review 🥃
#Ableg News 🧵(2/14)


1. Our week started with UCP MLA Nathan Neudorf admitting Kenney’s plan is to let the Delta variant sweep through our unvaccinated populations, causing more serious illness and death…perhaps explaining why he’s not in Alberta right now. 😳
#Ableg News 🧵(3/14)

2. Kenney’s Executive Council l, which is responsible for guiding the province during Covid-19, released their schedule for this week.

As Covid-19 cases surges, schools are back in session, and we needed direction….they were nowhere to be found…
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#Ableg News Time!!! (1/12)

Quite frankly, this is the WORST Week I’ve seen for the UCP yet!

Dog whistles, gaslighting, and abandoning their role to protect Albertans…and several awful stories in-between

Ready to ride?
Buckle Alberta…let’s go!
#Ableg News 🧵 (2/12)

1. Kenney lands historic Child Care Deal!


Kenney announced a “child care plan for Alberta” but NOT the $10/day. They ONLY signed an extension of a 2017 deal reached under the NDP

This was the first big lie of the week it just gets worse.
#Anleg News 🧵 (3/12)

2. The CBC found that UCP lied about new covid cases. The ACTUAL cases were 176% higher than what was reported. WTAF 😳 y

3. An Alberta-dominant Senate committee appoints an Albertan, making Kenney’s referendum useless! Kenney pouts about fairness. 😂
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