#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.
#Ableg News 🧵

4. During the $10/Day Child Care presser, Kenney got caught lying, requiring Trudeau to correct him about the program’s design

5. UCP Schulz admitted the program WON’T help with low ECW wages, is ONLY based on current enrolment (not growth) & limits care hours
#Ableg News 🧵

6. Before Kenney’s announcement of a deal to help ALL Métis groups with “their economic interests”, the Métis Nation of Alberta released a statement saying the deal “only involves 2-groups who do not represent Alberta’s Métis” and “is a bad decision” and a waste
#Ableg News 🧵

7. Kenney’s much maligned project “Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corp” faces a crisis after their CEO is forced to step down and a director was involved in a $25,000,000 sexual harassment lawsuit
#Ableg News 🧵

8. Alberta scientists and environmentalists say proposed legislation governing trails on public lands will thwart efforts to restore nature and add more stress to an already overtaxed landscape
#Ableg News 🧵

9. 96 Hours after one of the worst disasters in Canada’s history, only ONE UCP MLA Spoke about BC: Cooper offered his “thoughts and prayers”

10. Kenney decided to tweet about trucks, soccer and nuclear power. He has offered ZERO help to BC
#Anleg News 🧵

Covid Updates (11-14)

11. Okotoks’ Covid cases doubled in 5-days, suggesting an EXPLOSION of the Alberta variant (thank you @yesssi)

12. Hinshaw admits there might be a 5th wave (but refuses to answer what she recommends to stop it)
#Ableg News 🧵

13. In a BIZARRE tweet, LaGrange panders to anti-vaxers saying Kids don’t need to vaccinate, even if approved by Health Canada. Kenney further says Alberta School Boards would be punished for separating students.

They refused to encourage vaccinations for kids
#Ableg News 🧵

14. Kenney later came out with another statement, saying he still thinks the flu poses a greater risk to kids than Covid-19, ignoring the last 20-months and recent trends.

15. Alberta’s Coal Policy Panel Is accused of bias and influence from US special interests
#Ableg News Thread:

The next 17 bad news stories are Kenney’s illegal funding and the AGM!

16. On Monday, MLA Madu said the NDP were the most corrupt and “Undemocratic party in the world” after they questioned Kenney’s questionable donation bill.

#Ableg News 🧵

17. In an unheard of move, an NDP motion to debate whether Kenney should be censured over his lies and mishandling over the recent 4th Covid-19 was suddenly moved from the front to the end of the #Ableg agenda, so it wouldn’t be heard

Kenney hid from the vote
#Ableg News 🧵

18. On Tuesday, UCP MLA Guthrie UNLOADS on Kenney in a scathing article.

Not only did he suggest the party “can’t be salvaged” but that Kenney is illegally funnelling money from a PAC to try and rig the upcoming UCP Annual General Meeting!
#Ableg News 🧵

19. On Wednesday, in response to Guthrie’s allegations, former UCP MLA filed an official complaint to the Alberta Elections Commissioner.

20. The @abndpcaucus ALSO filed a letter of complaint regarding Kenney’s illegal use of dark money to stack the UCP AGM.
#Ableg News 🧵

21. Kenney claimed he wasn’t involved with any PAC, but claimed it was all legal

22. Post Media’s Don Braid confirmed he spoke with a O&G CEO who confirmed Kenney had promised IN WRITING to leverage favours with the UCP gov’t…if he voted for Kenney at the AGM
#Ableg News 🧵

23. On Thursday, a leaked document from Kenney’s office convinced his staffers to downvote certain policy ideas ahead of the annual meeting and to actively block anti-Kenney people from speaking at the AGM!
#Ableg News 🧵

24. During a BRUTAL presser Thursday, a sick Kenney laid into Rick Bell after he asked about illegal PAC donations.

25. BELl responded Friday saying the AGM is a chance to “watch the least popular premier in Canada try to apply lipstick on an unruly UCP Pig” 🐖
#Ableg News 🧵

26. The RCMP has confirmed that Jason Kenney is still under investigation by the UCP for election fraud!
#Ableg News 🧵

27. This is a mixed story.

On Wednesday, #Ableg came together in an INCREDIBLE way to help @TheBreakdownAB appear at the UCP AGM!

After buying a ticket and receiving confirmation, the UCP wrote 24-hours later and said he missed a deadline?
I just wanted to thank each person in #Ableg for helping @NatePike try and appear at the UCP AGM.

It truly was an inspiring story of what we can do together as a single fantastic community.

Special thanks to @alisoncassis1 for spearheading it, and to every single donor!

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12 Nov
#Ableg News 🧵:

This week was the WORST!!!

✅ A new Alberta-Sask Covid Variant (Story 1)
✅ The @UCPCaucus promoting Nazis in our curriculum (Story 5)
✅ The NDP leading new polls! (Story 14)

Altogether: It’s been a BAD week for the @UCPCaucus!

Let’s explore 17 stories! Image
#Ableg News Story:

1. 🎉 WE DID IT: thanks to the @UCPCaucus: Alberta has the distinction of a COVID-19 variant! “AY-25”!

2. 🎊 New @StatCan_eng data is out: Alberta lost 9,100 net jobs in October 2021 (and over 16,000 less women employed)!

The REAL UCP Alberta Advantage! ImageImage
#Ableg News 🧵


3. During Kenney’s “We Got Amazon Cloud Service”, he claimed we’d IMMEDIATELY land 1,000 new jobs!

Sadly, Amazon ONLY confirmed 409 direct jobs … by the year 2037…and many of those are temporary!!

The REAL UCP Advantage! Image
Read 17 tweets
5 Nov
#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
Read 15 tweets
29 Oct
#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
Read 17 tweets
22 Oct
#Ableg News 🧵

Well Alberta….I REALLY don’t know what to say anymore! 🤐

Between Elections Alberta denigrating citizens, brutal UCP pressers, and more lies from our Premier - it’s been a REALLY bad news week!

Here’s 16 (yup!: Sixteen) stories. Grab a drink - let’s go:
#Ableg News 🧵

🤫 Shhhh….

1. Kenney quietly changed local election laws (Bill 29) last year!

His new “Election Advertising" definition for 3rd-parties now allows Kenney’s dark money PACs to secretly spend THOUSANDS on issue-based election ads without reporting it to anyone
#Ableg News 🧵

2. Snow removal businesses saw insurance rates jump 866% due to Kenney removing caps. Snow removal rates will jump 30%+ to cover costs 🤦🏻‍♂️

3. Several MAJOR “red alerts” this week meant ZERO ambulances were available in Edmonton, Calgary and Red Deer! 🚑
Read 15 tweets
15 Oct
#ablrg News 🧵

Since last thanksgiving, 2,661 Albertans lost their lives due to covid.

Instead of reflecting upon this and sharing sorrow, Kenney and the UCP lied, held fire side chats, and ignored the crisis we’re facing

Here’s 8 bad news UCP stories this week…buckle up!
#Ableg News 🧵

LEAKED 🕵️‍♀️

1.Secret documents show Education Minister LeGrange and Health Minister Copping knew of the massive outbreaks of COVID-19 in central Alberta schools last month…

They STILL didn’t tell parents, students or workers of the massive risk…
#Ableg News 🧵

2. Despite BILLIONS in new revenue, the UCP says there’s not enough for cleanup spending., leaving taxpayers on the hook 🤦🏻‍♂️

3. Over thanksgiving weekend, Ambulances we’re in so short supply that Calgary was serving Banff and Lethbridge… over 2-hours away.
Read 8 tweets
8 Oct
#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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