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Alberta election 2019: Jason Kenney has won. What happens now? A guide – The Globe and Mail

On Tuesday night, the United Conservatives won a majority government, unseated Rachel Notley’s New Democrats after a polarizing race. Here’s what it means for Albertans and the rest of Canada

  • Jason Kenney’s United Conservatives rode a wave of economic angst and western alienation to power in Alberta’s Tuesday election, winning a decisive 63-seat majority. Mr. Kenney said in his victory speech that the UCP would “stand up and secure a fair deal for Alberta in this great country” and renewed attacks on the federal government, carbon taxation and critics of the oil and gas industry.
  • The NDP’s Rachel Notley, whose party’s seat count was cut by more than half,will now become Official Opposition leader after four eventful years in government. In her concession speech, she said the party had “fundamentally changed the politics of this province forever” and the fight against Mr. Kenney’s agenda was not over.

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