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Provincial Government
  AB Premier  Jason Kenney 1 19 +44.83%
  AB Legislative Assembly  United Conservative Party 0 19 +44.83%
  AB House of Commons  Conservative Party 0 21 +82.35%
 AB Senate   
  Lieutenant Governor  Lois Elizabeth Mitchell 0 15 A +100.00%
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Party Leadership
  Alberta Party Leader  Barry Morishita 1 21 +100.00%
  Green Party Leader  Jordan Wilkie 1 20 +44.82%
  Liberal Party Leader  John Roggeveen 0 21 +100.00%
  New Democratic Party Leader  Rachel Notley 0 14 +41.99%
  United Conservative Party Leader  Jason Kenney 2 17 +29.69%
  Wildrose Independence Party Leadership  Paul Hinman 2 21 +85.40%

% Of Total VotesOfficeAlberta WinnerYrAlberta Votes% of Sub% Vs. Full Race

British Columbia, Canada  
Montana, United States  
Northwest Territories, Canada  
Saskatchewan, Canada  

Province DETAILS
Parents > Canada  
Established September 01, 1905
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRP April 16, 2015 10:48pm
Description Alberta is one of Canada's western provinces. It became a province on September 1, 1905.

Alberta is located in western Canada. It is bounded by the provinces of British Columbia on the west and Saskatchewan on the east, Northwest Territories on the north, and by the U.S. State of Montana on the south. Alberta is one of two provinces (the other being New Brunswick) to border a single U.S. state.

The population of Alberta (as of 2006) is 3,375,763, making it the fourth most populous province in Canada.

The capital city of Alberta is Edmonton, located just south of the centre of the province. Calgary is a major distribution and transportation hub as well as being one of Canada's major commerce centres. Edmonton is the primary supply and service hub for Canada's oilsands and other northern resource industries. According to recent population estimates, these two metropolitan areas have now both exceeded 1 million people, Calgary being slightly more populous than Edmonton. Other major but much smaller municipalities include Red Deer, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Camrose, Lloydminster, Wetaskiwin, Banff, and Jasper.

Alberta is named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848-1939), the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria. Princess Louise was the wife of the Marquess of Lorne, Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883. Lake Louise, the village of Caroline, and Mount Alberta were also named in honour of Princess Louise.


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Pty Amount % Yr Chg As Of Contributor
LIB 27,567 100.00% +0.00% Sep 10, 2011 M@


Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor
Apr 23, 2012 10:00am Apr 23, 2012 09:00pm General Election Alberta Legislative Assembly Election  Picimpalious 
Apr 16, 2019 10:00am Apr 16, 2019 09:00pm General Election Alberta Provincial Election  BrentinCO 

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 18, 2017 08:00pm General Merger on table for rightist parties in Canada's oil-rich Alberta  Article IndyGeorgia 
Jun 09, 2012 05:00pm General Oil spill worries Albertans  Article Jason 
Mar 01, 2010 11:05pm General Alberta Works Quietly to Improve Image of Oil Sands  Article Penguin 
May 03, 2009 09:45pm General Evolution classes optional under proposed Alberta law   Article Monsieur 
Feb 19, 2009 09:00am News Alberta poised to post $1B deficit  Article Monsieur 
Jan 23, 2009 11:00pm News Alberta Liberals consider changing their name  Article Monsieur