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Cabinet Minister: Party and Minister

cabinet minister: United Conservative Party Leader and premier-designate Jason Kenney thanks the crowd after his party swept to power in the Alberta election Tuesday, according to Toronto Star. Christina Ryan / For Star Calgary 10 56 p.m. United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney a former federal cabinet minister now at the helm of a new party, founded in 2017 will be the province's 18th premier. NDP cabinet minister Shannon Phillips wins tight Lethbridge-West race, while Lethbridge-East goes to the UCPShannon Phillips, the outgoing environment minister, narrowly defended the NDP's only seat outside of Edmonton and Calgary against UCP newcomer Karri Flatla. During her time in legislature, she was also responsible for the status of women file a new post created under the Alberta NDP government. Phillips defeated incumbent Progressive Conservative MLA Greg Weadick in 2015, taking 59 per cent of the vote. ( As reported in the news.