Tag Archives: Danielle Smith

Ruling: Alberta Premier Breached Ethics For Hate Pastor

The CBC reports: Alberta’s ethics commissioner says Danielle Smith, in her capacity as premier, contravened the Conflicts of Interest Act in her interactions with the minister of justice and attorney general in relation to criminal charges faced by Calgary street preacher Artur Pawlowski. “In the whole scheme of things, it is a threat to democracy to interfere with the administration …

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Leaked Tape Shows Alberta Premier Promising To Help Extremist Pastor Charged With Inciting Violence [Video]

The National Observer reports: Alberta Premier Danielle Smith, in a leaked cellphone call, commiserated with a COVID-19 protester about his trial while divulging to him there was an internal dispute over how Crown prosecutors were handling COVID-19 cases. Smith also promised on the call to intervene as best she could on Artur Pawlowski’s behalf and said she was reminding prosecutors …

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Alberta Premier: Sorry About My History Of Batshittery

CTV News reports: In her address to Albertans on Tuesday, Premier Danielle Smith admitted she is “far from perfect” and said she can “make mistakes” – though she hasn’t yet said which mistakes or positions she was referring to. “Having spent decades in media and hosting talk shows I discussed hundreds of different topics and sometimes took controversial positions, many …

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Alberta Premier Slammed For False Indigenous Claim

The CBC reports: A First Nations leader in Alberta is questioning Premier Danielle Smith’s claim of Indigenous heritage. Smith has said she has some Cherokee roots and years ago declared herself as a person of mixed race. A story this week by the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network looked into Smith’s family tree and found no evidence of the premier being …

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New Alberta Premier To Pardon Anti-Vaxxers [VIDEO]

Fox News reports: The premier of Alberta, Canada, said she is working on a plan to pardon residents who were fined or arrested over breaking coronavirus protocols, and apologized to unvaccinated Canadians who faced “discrimination.” “It was a political decision to throw out the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to put those fines in place in the first place, and …

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New Far-Right Alberta Premier Vows To Defy Ottawa

Reuters reports: Alberta’s incoming premier has set the stage for a showdown with Canada’s federal government and push back against federal laws which is likely to set the oil-rich province on a collision course with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Danielle Smith, 51, was chosen by members to lead Alberta’s ruling United Conservative Party (UCP) on Thursday, just seven months ahead …

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