After a raucous campaign, Danielle Smith won the United Conservative Party leadership last Thursday and was sworn in as the new premier of Alberta on Tuesday.
That was the easy part.
Now, Smith faces keeping together a caucus that has not always lived up to the “united” in the party name, following through on some of her controversial leadership campaign promises and preparing for a general election scheduled to be held in less than eight months.
On this episode of The Writ Podcast I’m joined by Elise von Scheel, politics reporter with the CBC in Calgary, to break down these latest developments in Alberta.
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