KENNEY GOVERNMENT MOVES TO FIRE ELECTION COMMISSIONER -- PARTWAY THROUGH INVESTIGATION

IN 2018, HE WAS HIRED AS ALBERTA'S FIRST ELECTION COMMISSIONER BY THE PREVIOUS NDP GOVERNMENT.

THE ELECTION COMMISSIONER POSITION WAS CREATED BY THE NDP GOVERNMENT THROUGH THE ACT TO STRENGTHEN AND PROTECT DEMOCRACY IN ALBERTA.

The election commissioner position was created by the NDP government through the Act to Strengthen and Protect Democracy in Alberta.
"It reeks of political inference," Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley told reporters.
Gibson was Alberta's chief electoral officer in 2009 when his contract was not renewed by a previous Progressive Conservative government.

Alberta's government is facing accusations of political interference for moving to fire the province's elections commissioner, who is in the middle of investigating Premier Jason Kenney's 2017 campaign for the leadership of...

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