#Ableg News 🧵

Well Alberta….it could be worse? Good News: we didn’t break last week’s 27 bad news stories!

But it was still REALLY bad:
👩‍⚖️- Our Justice System is collapsing (story #6)
💻- Breached Health Data (#12)
😞- Record Deaths of our Youth (#17)

Here’s 17 stories:
#Ableg News 🧵

The first 5 stories come from this weekends UCP AGM:

1. 😳 MASSIVE anti-Kenney and anti-mask protests broke out outside of the UCP AGM,

It was so bad, some UCP delegates were prevented from attending the event and could t vote.

#Ableg News 🧵

2. Kenney’s last minute motion to subvert the leadership review rules by increasing the number of UCP CA’s required to pass a leadership review FAILS!

Kenney will now face an early leadership review.
#Ableg News 🧵

3. *Surprise** Seasoned journalist @Mitchell_AB, was denied access to the AGM!

After the UCP confirmed she was on a media list, screened her into the venue, handed her a media pass…they suddenly said she was no longer recognized by the UCP and asked to leave!
#Ableg News 🧵

4. Former Wildrose Party leader Danielle Smith is now **maybe** interested in taking over the UCP

5. An MD Conscious Rights motio passed; This would allow MD’s to refuse issuing contraceptive devices, ignore women’s rights, and deny care for transgender patients
#Ableg News 🧵

6. ~1,200 provincial court cases involving serious & violent crimes are at risk of being stayed because of a shortage of prosecutors

7. Alberta’s Ambulance services are in crisis. Ambulances are now forced to respond from areas an hour or more away.
#Ableg News 🧵

8. 😬 During the Legislative Public Accounts Committee, both De. Hinshaw & Dr. Yiu admitted that AHS had FAILED to do any COVID-19 modelling or projections during wave 2.

This modelling could have help stopped the early spread of the disease.
#Ableg News 🧵

9. The UCP claim they can't offer in-school Covid vaxes to kids as “parents need consent”, ignoring permission slips exist (and currently give inoculations)

10. Alberta’s the ONLY Canadian province where residents can’t use their QR code for international travel
#Ableg News 🧵

😳 uh oh…

11. On Wednesday, the Alberta website used to generate QR Codes for Albertans went down, leaving hundreds without codes.

12. On Thursday, the UCP admitted that the site was down because of “dozens of data breaches”.
#Ableg News 🧵

13. Environmental groups are threatening to sue Jason Kenney for defamation if he doesn’t retract and apologize for statements saying a public inquiry found they spread misinfo about the province’s O&G industry.

Kenney has to respond and apologize by next week
#Ableg News 🧵

14. Whoopsie! The UCP used the Quebec Provincial flag instead of the Franco-Albertan flag to present UCP MLA Dan Williams as the Parliamentary Secretary in charge of la Francophonie..

15. UCP staffers get ANGRY when Dan is asked a question in French
#Ableg News 🧵

16. @gilmcgowan finds MAJOR flaws in Kenney’s new election law:if a group wants to run a campaign m publicly criticizing the govt they first have to register as a TPA; their application to register as a TPA will be rejected if they’ve publicly criticized the govt"
#Ableg News 🧵


17. This is the deadliest year EVER recorded for kids in Alberta’s child intervention system

After UCP MLA Schultz promised to not cut supports for former foster children, she cut 2/3 of them. 16 kids died since April. Shultz promised she’s “working on it”
Oh!! #Ableg News 🧵

18. Goodbye to Alberta’s favourite UCP Troll Matt Wolf.

Based on his years of service, if he’s laid off, Matthew will qualify for 20-weeks severance (or about $79,850)

Good Luck Matt!

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More from @JasonOnTheDrums

20 Nov
#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.
Read 22 tweets
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.
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