A CTV reporter accidentally admitted on live TV that her entire network didn’t want the UCP to beat the NDP in Alberta’s election.
CTV accidentally admits they “hoped” NDP would be victorious on live TV
On Monday night, Premier Danielle Smith of the UCP claimed victory in the provincial election, beating out Opposition NDP leader Rachel Notley. Smith will remain the province’s Premier, but this is Smith’s first time being elected.
The host of CTV’s coverage, Erin Isfeld, made the slip up while announcing the winner of the Calgary-Peigan riding.
“Certainly we are seeing the NDP not make the gains that we were hoping fo — ah, that we were …” the CTV reporter said.