2 of Alberta premier's caucus members join coalition fighting COVID-19 restrictions - 2021-02-09

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F0.png 2 of Alberta premier's caucus members join coalition fighting COVID-19 restrictions February 9, 2021, Dean Bennett, Canadian Press, Global News

Two members of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's caucus are challenging the province's COVID-19 economic restrictions and have joined a national coalition pushing against lockdowns.

Drew Barnes, the United Conservative legislature member for Cypress-Medicine Hat, and Angela Pitt, the deputy speaker of the house and chair of committees, say Albertans have not been given adequate evidence to justify the rules and real hardship and harm is resulting.

"Down here in Medicine Hat our mental health crisis is as big as our COVID crisis," said Barnes in an interview Tuesday.

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{{cite news | first = Dean | last = Bennett | title = 2 of Alberta premier's caucus members join coalition fighting COVID-19 restrictions | url = https://globalnews.ca/news/7631282/alberta-covid-restrictions-ucp-barnes-pitt/ | work = Canadian Press | publisher = Global News | date = February 9, 2021 | accessdate = March 16, 2021 }}