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Final push to United Conservative Party nomination ballot

On Oct. 20 the The United Conservative Party (UCP) will elect its first representative seeking to become the next Airdrie-Cochrane constituency MLA.

UCP candidate begins petition for new interchange

One Airdrie-Cochrane UCP candidate is taking her commitment to Cochrane’s traffic congestion problems door-to-door.
Airdrie's Ian Chitwood seeks UCP nomination

Airdrie's Ian Chitwood seeks UCP nomination

Ian Chitwood is the fifth candidate to declare intentions to seek the nomination for the Airdrie-Cochrane UCP, running with the slogan "Unity. Prosperity. Optimism.

Airdrie-Cochrane UCP constituency association elects board

Local conservatives have elected their new constituency association board and will ready for the nomination race for the Airdrie-Cochrane riding - likely not until this fall, according to newly-elected board president Russell Kossowan.
Richards vows to continue to push motion

Richards vows to continue to push motion

Banff-Airdrie Conservative MP Blake Richards was left disappointed, but will not be dissuaded from his battle to boost compassion and supports for parents suffering infant loss.
Fourth UCP candidate enters race

Fourth UCP candidate enters race

While many politicians speak constituency, Laura Talsma talks community.
Newly declared UCP nominee for Airdrie-Cochrane: Laura Talsma

Newly declared UCP nominee for Airdrie-Cochrane: Laura Talsma

Laura Talsma filed her nomination papers earlier this week and is now the fourth candidate to seek nomination under the United Conservative Party (UCP) banner for the newly-formed Airdrie-Cochrane riding.

Genung enters mayoral race

Amid the sounds of spoons clanging against piping hot coffee cups, Jeff Genung, surrounded by his core family supporters, officially launched his campaign to run for chief commander of Cochrane Sept. 7.

Candidates agree; each believe they are best choice to replace Richards

If one thing is clear after the first candidate’s forum, it is that all three candidates running against incumbent Blake Richards feel they are the right choice to take over for the Conservative.
Alberta election 2015

Alberta election 2015

The long-anticipated call for an early provincial election was brought from speculation to a reality April 7, with much of the focus from opposition parties honing in on the recent budget announcement.