UCP

Militias

Border militia leader has been on FBI radar since 2017 for allegedly plotting assassinations

The leader of the United Constitutional Patriots claimed he was training his group to assassinate Obama and Clinton
Tess Owen
4.23.19
politics

UCP Candidate Eva Kiryakos Drops Out Over Social Media Comments

The Alberta candidate, who made transphobic and Islamophobic statements in the past, said she was being “bullied” by someone threatening to smear her.
Mack Lamoureux
3.25.19
politics

Alberta Conservative Candidate Caylan Ford Steps Down For Using White Nationalist Talking Points

Facebook messages obtained by Press Progress show Alberta UCP candidate Caylan Ford bemoaned the “demographic replacement of white peoples in their homelands.”
Mack Lamoureux
3.19.19
Views My Own

Why Canadians Should Pay Attention to Brazil’s War on ‘Gender Ideology’

As a queer man born and raised in Brazil, I saw the fast progression of threats to LGBTQ+ people first-hand.
Thomas Iglesias Trombetta
2.4.19
Canadian Far Right Extremism

Alberta Conservative Candidates Took Photos with Soldiers of Odin

Here's the latest example of conservative Canadian politicians flirting with the far-right.
Mack Lamoureux
10.9.18
politics

Conservative Candidate in Alberta Hiding Past as a Trump Campaigner

When VICE tried to question UCP candidate Devin Dreeshen about his past at an event, he went to the bathroom and wasn’t seen again.
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi
7.11.18
politics

Alberta Conservative Party Votes For Policy That Would Out Gay Teens

Much to the chagrin of Jason Kenney, the United Conservative Party came out of their first ever policy convention looking very much like a 20th century conservative party.
Mack Lamoureux
5.7.18
politics

Alberta’s Conservatives May Have Merged, But the Family Feud Isn’t Over

It’s getting pretty wild in the west.
Drew Brown
7.24.17