Tagged provincial politics

Wildrose on Campus endorses Jason Kenney over Brian Jean

By Scott Strasser, February 10 2017 The Wildrose on Campus (WROC) student club has endorsed Progressive Conservative Party leadership candidate Jason Kenney over current Wildrose Party leader Brian Jean as their pick for the leader of a united right-wing party in Alberta. WROC recently conducted a survey asking club members if they support merging the…

Social work professor appointed to child intervention panel

By Scott Strasser, January 24 2017 — A University of Calgary social work professor has been appointed to a provincial panel dedicated to improving Alberta’s child welfare system. Bruce MacLaurin — whose research fields include child maltreatment and child welfare policy — will join other child care experts and Alberta Members of the Legislative Assembly to…

Conservative clubs on campus talk “unite the right,” membership totals and Christmas parties

By Fabian Mayer, February 9 2016 — Since the NDP’s surprising victory in last year’s provincial election, there has been talk of merging Alberta’s two right-of-centre parties, the Wildrose party and the previously-governing Progressive Conservatives. The Gauntlet sat down with Wildrose on Campus (WROC) president Jenn Galandy and U of C Progressive Conservative Association VP…

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