EST. July 22nd 2017

United Conservative Party

Formed in 2017, the United Conservative Party (UCP) has grown to become Canada's largest provincial party with more than 160,000 members. The Founding AGM for the UCP was held in May 2018 and included the election of the first Board of Directors for the party.

Statement of Principles

As a party, we stand united on the following principles that guide our vision for a stronger Alberta:

  • A robust civil society made up of free individuals, strong families, and voluntary associations.
  • Freedom of speech, worship and assembly.
  • Affirm the family as the building block of society and the means by which citizens pass on their values and beliefs and ensure that families are protected from intrusion by government.
  • Economic freedom in a market economy which encourages the creation of wealth through free enterprise, and protection of the right to own, enjoy and exchange property.
  • Limited government, including low levels of taxation to help generate economic growth while allowing Albertans to enjoy the fruits of their own labour.
  • Fiscal responsibility, including balanced budgets, debt reduction, and respect for taxpayers' money.
  • Protecting public safety as a primary responsibility of government.

Membership Policy

The UCA Board of Directors Membership Rules & Procedures Document can be found here.

Some highlights include:
Members of the United Conservative Association (UCA) shall also be members of the United Conservative Party (UCP). Members of the UCP must also be members of the UCA. Membership in the UCA/UCP will consist of all who are ordinarily residents of Alberta who:
  • are at least 14 years of age;
  • indicate their intention to join by personally authorizing an application for membership;
  • support the principles of the UCP; and
  • have paid the prescribed membership fee, personally or through an immediate family member (spouse, parent or child).

As proof of membership, an Albertan will either hold a valid official current membership card issued in his or her name or be on the official membership list.

Albertans who had valid memberships in the Legacy Parties on the date the Agreement in Principle was signed, will be respected and acknowledged as members of UCA and UCP. The scheduled expiration dates of their membership in the UCA/UCP will correspond to the expiry date of their Legacy Party membership.

Individuals who became members of either of the Legacy Parties after the signing of the Agreement but before membership sales in the UCP commence, will also be respected and acknowledged as members of UCA and UCP. The scheduled expiration dates of their membership in the UCA/UCP will correspond to the expiry date of their Legacy Party membership.

Become a Member

Our People

Board of Directors and Officers

President

Ryan Becker

Vice President - Bylaw and Policy

Joel Mullan

Vice President - Communications

Ruven Rajoo

Vice President - Fundraising

Sonia Kont

Vice President - Membership

Kal Toor

Secretary

Cathy Smith

CFO

Sheryl Cymbaliuk

Calgary Director

Cynthia Moore

Calgary Director

Sophie Watson

Central Alberta Director

Jennifer Johnson

Central Alberta Director

Andrew Boitchenko

Edmonton Director

Greta Wierenga

Edmonton Director

Jason Bischoff

Northern Alberta Director

Gordon Ferguson

Northern Alberta Director

Clyde Corser

Southern Alberta Director

John Voorhorst

Leader

Jason Kenney

Executive Director

Brad Tennant

Our Party

GOVERNANCE

The UCP achieved a significant milestone by our membership at the Founding Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Red Deer from May 4 to 6, 2018. In Red Deer, more than 2,600 UCP members participated in the dialogue, debate and ratification of governing bylaws for the new UCP, and the beginning of the party's policy declaration. Constructing bylaws and policies through a grassroots consultation process in a short-period of time is a testament to the commitment of our membership.

  • The Policy Declaration includes all policy resolutions as approved by members at the Founding AGM. Development of the next policy process will be undertaken over the next year, information about this process will be communicated at that time.
  • The party's new bylaws are registered with Alberta Societies.

Policy Declaration

Policy Declaration

Download
Bylaws

Bylaws

Download
Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

Download
Financial Statements

Financial Statements

Download
Membership Policy

Membership Policy

Download