ALBERTA POLITICS: Strong endorsements mark first week of Brian Jean’s campaign

Brian Jean
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EDMONTON: Brian Jean’s first week as candidate for leader of the United Conservative party came with a long list of endorsements from MLAs and business leaders.

The list of MLA endorsements include (video available here):

  • Angela Pitt, UCP MLA Airdrie

  • Leela Sharon Aheer, UCP MLA Chestermere-Rocky View

  • Ron Orr, UCP MLA Lacombe-Ponoka

  • Glenn van Dijken, UCP MLA Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock

  • Don MacIntyre, UCP MLA Innisfail-Sylvan Lake

  • Tany Yao, UCP MLA Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo

  • Todd Loewen, UCP MLA Grande Prairie-Smoky

The endorsements came before bold new policy announcements to build a new Alberta Advantage and improve democracy and freedom.

“Our campaign will continue to be here for Albertans. I am humbled by the support I’ve received to date and look forward to making more announcements in the weeks ahead,” Jean said. “We will build a new Alberta Advantage, fight for Albertans, put parents back in charge of their children’s education and fix a broken health care system.”

Jean also received endorsements from business and community leaders across southern Alberta, including:

  • Stan Grad

  • Bill Sembo

  • Rick Doman

  • Hal Kvisle

  • Larry Konschuk