Danielle Smith For Premier – Alberta Firstadmin2022-08-13T00:22:50-06:00
Are you with me?
Are you with me?
“I’m running because I love Alberta. This is my home and I feel passionately that the people of this province are not being treated fairly by Ottawa. We need to push back, regain our pride, and have autonomy over our decisions. Together, let’s put Alberta First and as Premier, that is exactly what I will do.”
But I bet those NDPers all have air conditioning in their cars and homes! Darn Freon!
And that darn climate change box always shows up...
Notice how everything Canadian is anti-climate. They have their agenda and all Canadians have to do is say NO!
I bet most of their expense account is unnecessary, as is a lot of their travel and their retirement benefits, they should save for their retirement from their too high wages..
Their helmets have been too tight for decades.
Actually, what this shows is you clearly don't understand how federal parties are not the "boss" of provincial parties. I would hope you would understand this as you are indeed trying to be the leader of a provincial party.
Grocery stores have massive refrigerators too should we shut those down as well?
The left likes to treat humans as if we are a plague on the earth. The fact is we naturally exist here and have every right to choose our own existence.
How about they cut down on the number of unnecessary flights they take every day/week/month/year so our kids can stay fit and healthy somehow in the long winter months
They have lost grip with reality
you're pulling at straws, fix the province i.e. the roads, healthcare, education. Stop blaming and come up with ideas.
We need a NDP majority, it will save our country from ourselves !!!!!
I think tthose people need to get their brains checked. And these are people that are in government.
Not really sure why Notley was included, she openly supports hockey all over Alberta.
Where and how they go public with getting rid of indoor ice rinks for hockey is beyond me but maybe that what the people in Edmonton who vote for them want?
LIES!!! Jagmeet is NOT Rachel’s boss. There is a HUGE divide between the Federal and Provincial NDP.
Omg what planet are they on?!?!?!? Clearly not figure skating enthusiasts or hockey families!! Laces Definately too tight.
Unions celebrate jagmeet as their leader.
And were supposed to be all "yay for unions!"
And this is what comes out of the ndp heads...
Just when I think it can't get anymore ridiculous.😂
All of Canada is laughing at all NDP & their voters !
These folks are not relevant at all! They sold out to Trudeau, the NDP, the 'working mans' party, sadly no longer exists.Just background noise.
These are the people being elected to run our country, some voters really have to research the people they are voting for because this has to be one of the dumbest things ever spoken
Run with this as part of your platform... you'll get a dose of just how far disconnected your party is from actual voters.
Imagine if they have up their salaries! How many ice rinks they could fund for children whose parents can't afford it!
Think laces are all broken. To many checks into the boards head first
Just when I thought govt couldn't get any stupider and here we go
If you can temper and hone your fire you can sweep this province. If I were you I'd start campaigning together with a future 'deputy Premier' who is the opposite of you: someone who Albertans trust: steady, prudent and constant, practical, even stubborn but intelligent. Stelmach-like. If you don't you will sink before Oct.
I think it's wonderful that Danielle is focusing on her competitors strengths and not verbally bashing her running mates. Such a wonderful thing to see, it's been too long.
This what real leaders do, they build people up! It's refreshing Danielle Smith!
Well said Danielle Smith! We’ve been waiting to hear you speak positively about your peers. Well done!
i would like to see a Alberta pension plan where a chunk of the oil and gas profits go into a heritage fund for the people and no politian can get their fingers into it and borrow from it. if this is done right Albertans could have a pension that is actually going to allow us to retire and maybe at a earlier age
Class, integrity, honesty, collaboration, unity. There we have it....real leadership!
Very well said Danielle. We need to unify and utilize the talents of these dedicated individuals. On another note, I was somewhat amused with a cbc led debate about the sovereignty act that Danielle will introduce. Of course in typical cbc fashion the two people that she had on their program were both against it and tried to spread fear and mis information about the act. Also not surprising, all of the callers but one that they gave air time was against it also. Amused but not surprised. I really like that Danielle is taking the high road when referring to her opponents. Keep up the great work Danielle.
Really important to show respect for Todd Lowen and keep him on the team. I doubt he can win the leadership race but he is a hard working man with deep integrity.
What… positivity?! I’m baffled and delighted 😂. Well done Danielle!
Strong leaders have confidence in themselves and ability to accomplish tasks and the ability to analyze situations hence find solutions quickly! This confidence is manifested unto the supporting staff and populace ! That’s the type of leader the province needs at this particular time! Confident people don’t knock other other peoples views but encourage individuals to participate and contribute new ideas within the group as well ,consequently allows them stand on their own merit, with the voter!
Hey Danielle Smith. As a follower of Christ I want to applaud you for taking the higher road and avoiding the game of tearing others down. I don’t know if this is a matter of personal conviction (I hope) or you have a smart campaign manager but well done!
Wonderful!! So nice to see a candidate willing to unite and not divide a party! Willing to work with others to accomplish a common goal. She may well extend this to the opposition parties in the Legislature, wouldn't that be great! If the opposition is willing to put aside their politics and work with the government just imagine what Alberta could accomplish? I can always dream 😇
There’s 3 things I’m looking for in the next UCP leader. 1) ability to go head to head with Notley in the next election, 2) be a thorn in Trudeau’s side and gain more for Alberta, 3) unify the UCP as much as it can be. Danielle is the only one I see who has enough backbone to debate Notley and expose her for what she is. Danielle will definitely irritate the federal liberals. Danielle has worked with the different groups that make up the UCP before, she has the experience pull them together. We have some good people running, we need a leader who won’t shrink when the left starts the name calling and shaming, and can still maintain composure to move the province forward. Danielle is our best bet.
Replace Jason Nixon , I’m in his riding and I won’t vote him.
I like Travis Toews idea of scrapping the GDL or at least changing it to a model that is like Saskatchewan where we don't have to pay to get out of a GDL, it changes automatically after a couple years of good driving.
Just sent a letter to the Sun concerning their hit piece on Danielle and the health spending account for Albertans to help pay things not covered. Funny the Sun constantly whines Albertans don’t have enough money for some care only provided to union members, and politicians, there employees at the paper but when she comes up with a solution letting the whining begin. There so worried about it undermining public health, there doing a fine job undermining themselves at this moment, they really should do a piece and list all the companies that have health spending accounts for their employees like AHS, ATA, Postmedia, surely there not suggesting AHS up is undermining the health care system, when they give them that $1000 a year check that they can carry over for two years. Sweet if your working for government but regular serfs are of no concern to the Sun. Danielle should really thank the msm, like Pierre everytime they do a hit piece it confirms in peoples mind, she’s exactly who they should vote for. They don’t care about Albertans it’s just click bait so you read three lines and believe the headline. But alas we know they have to earn their Ottawa bucks somehow, seeing as there tanking for newspaper sales. Read past the first three lines of anything they print, the truth is sometimes buried on the bottom of the article. Be waiting for the piece the Sun publishes on all the companies with health spending accounts.
Finally someone that understands leadership! Cannot wait to see Alberta with Danielle Smith as her premier!
I am considering joining the Independence Party, they have Artur Pawlowski and Katherine Kowalchuk. Why are these people not welcome in the UCP ? The fact that Artur Pawlowski chose to run for a different party should be deeply troubling to you, but you don't seem to care. These are the people you need to attract to the UCP, and in order to do that you have to get rid of Leela Aheer, Rajan Sawney, and Rebecca Schulz. Unity means unity against all those that hate freedom, and want us dependent on Ottawa, you have to oust from the party some of these leadership candidates. You need to reopen the nominations after you win, and let people that support freedom run and replace the establishment. You may not like the job, but you have to do it, Trump is still doing it in the Republican Party after 6 years and he is not finished yet. The sooner you realize this, the better, so far I see that you are going to compromise the pro-freedom agenda by associating yourself with the people that locked us down, imposed vaccine mandates, and couldn't care less about our freedoms.
Can you imagine if somehow all of this actually went through? (Sovereignty bill) Every single knuckle-dragging mouth breather in the country would move here.￼ Be careful of what you wish for.
Unless the conservative vote can be united, we run a serious risk of letting Notley and the NDP back in. This can’t happen people! Stop the division and look for ways to unite! Understand we won’t agree on every point but be 100% committed to keeping the NDP out!
So refreshing to have no bashing and negativity. Lift each other up don’t tear the party down.
Positive politics looks good on her.
Danielle Smith has the right approach. Find a common ground with each member and work from there! Better to build up then tear down! The bad apples will weed themselves out.
Tory mans “robber”. Has for 400 years. UCP is robbing us of our healthcare, education, etc. Death by a thousand cuts. Look at what conservatives are doing in the UK. UCP puts profit over people. For goodness sake, Albertans, have you learned nothing? They are in the pockets of corporations. AIMCO lost billions. You cannot trust these conservative exploiters. Have you not seen the harm they have done?
A referendum on separation. We are not going to get a fair deal from the federal government no matter who is in there because our charters are not in our favour. Let's see what the people from Alberta want. If nothing else it will scare the pants off Ottawa!
You seem like a great choice. You say all the right things. Just one question? Where were you when they were throwing our Pastors in Jail??? Didn’t hear a word from you then. Would truly love an answer!
Can we build a firewall around Alberta to protect us from Justin ?🙏
One thing I really like about Danielle Smith is she can stand her ground without resorting to insults, strawmanning, or pettiness.
She also doesn't ridicule the supporters of her competitors.
It is a quality we should all look for in leadership.
You’re on the right track obviously Mrs Smith.
Why in all the world would we vote for a party which got us in most of the mess???We should have a total change ! Kenny was OK inThe beginning , but somehow
somewhere he turned ! AND was not standing up for our Rights and Freedoms !
I will not say anything bad about Mr. Kenny, he tried during unprecedented times. I know he loves the Federation and did not like talk about separating. Conservatives are fickle people, if you don’t please some, then you too will be tossed. It’s what they do.
he has a point Please rethink this
Lost my respect for @jkenney by interfering in the democratic process today.
If we just attack each other all day long what is accomplished? I fear for all Albertans now because of deposing Kenney. Not because I'm pro Kenney but that this effort has sliced the UCP into several pieces and those involved like Rob Anderson should not take pride in it.
We are with you Danielle! Kenny is out for a reason, he always talked up a storm but what did it ever do for Alberta. Once again Kenny is worried about Ottawa, Governor General and all the other traps instead of identifying and working with and around them.
Pettiness on behalf of the acting premier. How is it been going so far as far as what Kenny has accomplished against Ottawa. New ideas, new possibilities.
Anything Kenney is against Im for.
Hey Danielle, why are you blocking so many people on Twitter?
One is a federalist and one opinion plays on the disgust of all things Trudeau father and son ..and the continued taking of equalization without regard for our future rights ..so just remember this can quickly become a separation agenda ..is this the path we want ? Danielle has my vote ..but remember you can love Alberta and not want to separate 😎❤️🇨🇦👍it’s going to be conservatives at federal and provincial levels the most important thing is to untie the Trudeau years and get things done 👍🇨🇦
At least you are trying new ideas. Some will work some will not.
Brian Jean is notley the clone
Then share the dam act with albertans now. What are you hiding
His opinion matters as much as Notley’s opinion on cancer prevention - a hard 0
Kenny is an ignoramus!
hasn’t Jason Kenney already done enough damage
as credible as the Minister of Finance he appointed - Travis Toews and his PST smear campaign
You won even more respect from myself sticking up for alberta with the sovereignty act
My question to you Ms Smith
Why would you accept an endorsement from Madu
When he was a big part of the problem when this government was forcing us into lockdowns
Manifest it girl
global trudeau a$$ kisser Kenney will not sway me on my vote
The problem with Kenney and Travis Toews is that they are old guard conservatives. They still believe in attracting business to Alberta, and when the Calgary Chamber of Commerce condemned the Alberta Sovereignty Act, they jumped on it. And Danielle, the problem with you is that you do not understand that the Calgary Chamber of Commerce is your enemy and our enemy, this is the same Chamber that condemned the lifting of vaccine passports, they wanted us all vaccinated. The hell with the Chamber Commerce, Danielle you have to take a stance or this people will eat you alive. I will vote for you second after Todd Loewen, but if you do not get tough with these big businesses I am voting for an Independence Party and not the UCP in next year's election Catering to special interests like business, I am sick of it. Big business will never support a Danielle Smith government, unless you sell your soul to them as Kenney did after they asked him to implement vaccine passports. Here is the link to the Chamber of Commerce condemning the lifting of vaccine passports, I have seen enough of this people that now attack you for the Sovereignty Act, they will never support you just like in the US big business hates Trump, they have gone woke, period. www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/chamber-of-commerce-alberta-vaccine-passport-covid-1.6344564
Danielle you had my vote but now that you have Madu and Dreeshan on board, I’m not sure anymore🥺🥺🥺🥺🥺
Very good...very to the point! Kenney should be on the train to Ottawa...
Vaxxport Kenney had his chance and lost it.
Cheers to a new and non-discriminatory Premier 🥂
I’m very concerned with some of the ideas that Danielle is promoting! I feel like I’m listening to a western separation party and not a UCP PARTY
Give it a rest already. You don't think previous governments had constitutional knowledge and ways to leverage the federal government? Your "sovereignty act" is just a political gimmick and would either be voted down in the legislature or thrown out in court.
He has absolutely no business butting into a leadership campaign WHEN HE WAS OUSTED AND- THAT MEANS WE DONT WANT TO HEAR FROM HIM,!!
100 years of being used and abused by Ottawa. With Trudeau and his puppet masters ramping up central power like never seen before. If we don't stop it now, we will be doomed.
So you were busy today blocking people on twitter. Nice way to treat people who may be your constituents. Looks like you didn’t grow a backbone after you quit your radio show.
I prefer SEPARATION OF THE WEST but this act will be a good beginning.
Some Albertans are tired of people trying to turn it into an independent capitalist dystopia. Please stop.
Enough of working collaboratively, I am voting for you to clean house in the UCP, not to collaborate with any Kenney loyalist but to re-open the nominations and elect people that will support you in the next legislature. We want change, not working with existing MLAs which are as responsible as Kenney for the current failure. Your job is to first and foremost cleanse the UCP party from Kenney loyalists, and secondly to defeat Rachel Notley. People like Kaycee Madu that support you are fine, but there are many others in caucus right now that should not be re-elected, and we need to reopen all nominations and allow Danielle Smith loyalists to run.
This sounds like a good idea. But is one of the dumbest ever
Agreed! Kenney did great things for Alberta, but not uniting the party and failing to move ahead with the Alberta first agenda was his failing. It’s choice to be criticizing Danielle for wanting to move ahead on that agenda￼.
If the people wanted Kenny and all his failed ideas lies and back tracking we would not be having this race. The only way Alberta has a shot to recover itself from the Ottawa boot on our necks is to separate.
Care to share this proposed Act so voters can decide for themselves if it is good?
Finally I am warming up to Kenney!
What is your opinion on provincial Police
Canadian unity should come before UCP unity.
Whoops somebody is a little miffed, sorry but I think we Albertans better be paying attention Kenny is not the only politician who has voiced an opinion on this issue that is not favourable.
Should never have crossed the floor to be a Kenny puppet now she is a Kenney outcast.
If you are a threat, you will be a target.
I speak from what I know!!!!
Why is He still trying to divide Alberta?
Well stated Danielle.
Danielle Smith is Canada's Marjorie Taylor Greene ....NOT a good thing
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What will you do to tackle AHS? Specifically 1. the censorship and manipulation of covid info... And 2. The bloated beaurocricy
I think Danielle has the right approach with new ideas to put Alberta first, however I think she needs to partner with friends of science to educate and inform Albertans on the true climate issues
Just came home from a trip to Norway. She is absolutely correct. What they have done is short of miraculous! Just because they kept and invested in their own country !
As always, we are so proud of you! We are your biggest fans and supporters. Fun fact - Chloe just turned 18 and she bought her membership so now we can all support you at the polls!
Verna Yiu managed to snag another high paying job after she left AHS with a huge severance. They are all corrupt.
In my new career, it's called fail forward. You learn from you mistakes or failures and you will not let that happen again and you have learned how to do it differently and more effecively.
I support Danielle because she seems to be our best hope for a free and prosperous Alberta. Standing up to Ottawa is really important to me.
This revelation about the people waiting placement astounds me. This is what is wrong with our health care system. No communication and mismanagement. AHS needs to be dismantled.
You just said detailed platform, I never seen it. Just tidbits with no details. I asked on her page and got no response. I like some of what I heard but not enough to say I would vote for her.
Another question. How about getting more refineries in Alberta? We could create more jobs and export a finished product instead of raw materials.
“Changing the relationship is the way to save the country. The more they antagonize Alberta, the more they’re playing with fire. Albertans are just not going to put up with it anymore. This is my effort to put out the olive branch.” - Danielle Smith... See MoreSee Less
I have serious concerns about voting for someone who is supported by any Kenney crony.
It is so encouraging to hear voices of reason finally standing up for Alberta based on the facts..based on truth..
Olive branch or bust. If that doesn’t work we must separate. No more chances I’m tired of this province being the laughingstock of Canada while also being the backbone and endless resource teat for the rest of this ungrateful nation
Danielle Smith is bringing pandering to a new level. If she becomes Premier, the NDP will easily win the next Provincial election.
Its long overdue to take back power from a corrupt central canadian political system.
Go Danielle. Show the guts that all so far have failed to show.
If things don’t change the country will be lost.
Why should be believe you. Danielle Snake
What you need to do is get rid of all the Kenney Goons so that Alberta can move away from Federalist power. Any motion or Act she will want to pass her own party of Kenney Federalist Goons will try and stop it. Time to Drain the swamp!
Cause what your going to pull a Quebec and try and separate. Lol with that currency you nut job. Quit even pretending this is something. Take some more of your pills. We all know you like to keep it poppin lol 😂
Not sure what we are going to do this election. Every political party for the last 10-15 years has lied their way into office and the country has sunk to depths never seen before. It's all about money and power and not about the people. Alberta will Never stand up to the east. We talk and then do nothing.
The UCP wannabe Premier is going fast and furious on the block list!
For someone who advocates for free speech and representing Albertans she sure doesn’t like free speech or representing all Albertans
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Had a good laugh today, it was the Liberals leadership race today in Alberta….no one applied!
I see Chandler threatened George Clark with court action and lawyers on his FB page today. Chandler removed that post after reading my 12th August update on www.pinocchios.ca
Cash is King and negotiating with most of the chips is Alberta's Ace in the Hole. Junior T and Gerry Butts play twiddle winks while marching to their Ottawa Circus Parade. Stay Tenacious and Relentless Alberta Fairness and UCP with Danielle Smith.