August 06, 2016

“Job one: Move to repeal the carbon tax”: Jason Kenney on his first acts if elected premier of Alberta

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

Jason Kenney is on the road in northern Alberta, campaigning for the leadership of the province's Progressive Conservative Party. He took time out to talk with me on last night's show, at some length.

I'm pessimistic about Alberta's future, given the damage the NDP has already done.

Kenney agrees with me that the Notley government's decision to "sue itself" has further undermined investor confidence at home and abroad.

He knows this because he's spoken to these investors personally, and what they've told him is sobering.

Kenney's message to people of good will in Alberta is:

"Help is on the way."

He lays out his first acts if elected premier in May 2019 in no uncertain terms.

Don't miss our full length conversation — and please share it, too!

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commented 2016-08-06 11:25:51 -0400
Glad that Kenney is going to be the next Alberta Premier.

While as a Conservative I like a clean environment. I don’t see a carbon tax as a means to that end. Simple strait forward regulations on emissions is the way to go.

I don’t think people realize the value of a catalytic converter, but its that sort of stuff that helps not blanket taxes. We need taxes to some degree, but the Odd ball stuff the Liberals and NDP dish out is not value added.
commented 2016-08-06 11:22:25 -0400
A direct assault on a contract? A corrupt contract to begin with? These two morons are out to lunch. I am going to laugh hysterically when fat little Jason Kenny fails.
commented 2016-08-06 10:24:10 -0400
All this debt, taxes and destroyed energy sectors is an attempt to basically recolonize us by people high up the food chain. They want to break us down and then swoop in for all our resources. This type of economic corruption has occurred all across the world and now they are coming for us. Hopefully I can hold onto my home and health.
commented 2016-08-06 10:02:53 -0400
Alberta is likely finished anyway. It will go the way of Europe and Australia. Once there is no affordable power, it will wipe out the oil and gas industry which relies on plenty of cheap electricity.
commented 2016-08-06 09:30:24 -0400
Something neither Mr. Jean or Mr. Kenney can speak to before the election, is how they will investigate the bureaucracy, notably in the Energy Department. Whether it is incompetence or corruption or a combination, the bureaucrats need to be investigated and their union bosses.

This investigation would need to include why the invisible energy minister has allowed energy policy to be so poorly researched by her ministry.

Similarly for the forestry sector.
commented 2016-08-06 08:43:54 -0400
My life has been awful since Alberta fell. The only jobs I can find around here are jobs that pay so low that I wouldn’t be able to afford to live my life of driving a Toyata POS Edition and living in a motel, so I sit here on EI twiddling my thumbs and bored out of my mind. To add insult to injury everyone here is a liberal idiot and they think this is how life should be and that Alberta sucks.

Alberta sucks. What a thing to say. The only place that ever allowed me a fair place in life and they think it sucks. Idiots, union bums, and greedy assholes is all they are.

Please fix Alberta. I want to come back and buy a house and stay and finally live again. I work on these people and try to open their eyes and fix their minds, but this place is lost. Everyone here is a bum. We need to concentrate on Ontario instead.