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Kenney should stick to campaigning against carbon tax and pipelines, or else run federally: Conservative MP Tilson

By Abbas Rana      

‘I was clear in the campaign that if the Trudeau government continues with its current policy direction on these issues, like C-48, C-69, the imposition of the federal carbon tax et cetera, that we will work openly to have a new federal government, to defeat the Trudeau government,’ says Jason Kenney in an email to The Hill Times.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, who has extensive contacts in ethnic communities across the country, will help out the Conservatives in the fall election campaign. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney’s plan to help the federal Conservatives defeat Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals in the upcoming election campaign should be limited to issues of “common interest,” including the carbon tax and pipelines, and if the Alberta premier wants to campaign on other issues, he should run for federal office, says a veteran Conservative MP.

Abbas Rana

Abbas Rana is the assistant deputy editor of The Hill Times.
- arana@hilltimes.com


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