"My constituents haven't quite seen the link between some some of the restriction is place and COVID."
And Kenney challenged critics of his lockdown plan to come up with a better idea that wouldn't see COVID-19 death rates soar and hospitals be swamped.
Airdrie MLA Angela Pitt and Cypress-Medicine Hat MLA Drew Barnes announced their moves publicly on Tuesday – with Pitt saying more colleagues are certain to follow.
"As a former MLA, I'm calling you out. You sir are a COWARD of the first order," Kesler wrote in a Facebook post.
Kenney said that UCP MLAs are expected to back the party's federalist position from the last election.
Speaking to the Western Standard's Podcast Editor Cory Morgan on Thursday, Barnes said “we’re hearing here that our tests may be 50 per cent ineffective.”
Barnes, a member of the Fair Deal panel, has been a frequent thorn in Kenney’s side
Cory Morgan speaks with the UCP MLA for Cypress Medicine Hat. Barnes is the most outspoken of Premier Jason Kenney’s MLAs in caucus. He speaks candidly...
The setting up of its own force was one of the recommendations of the Fair Deal panel, with the Alberta government hiring a consulting firm in...
Barnes earlier called for a temporary 20% paycut for MLAs, but received blowback from a member of his own caucus.