Alberta

Province and generous donors support live events

News ReleaseProvince and generous donors support live events Alberta’s non-profit organizations got a financial boost for their live events through the second phase of the Stabilize Program. About $5.6 million in community support went to 60 organizations, including matched funds from 68 pledges, to offset financial losses due to the pandemic and sustain their future. … Continue reading

Alberta

UNITED CONSERVATIVE PARTY TOOK FEDERAL BAILOUT TO KEEP LIGHTS ON WHEN EVEN SOME OF THEIR MLAs WOULDN’T DONATE

News Release UNITED CONSERVATIVE PARTY TOOK FEDERAL BAILOUT TO KEEP LIGHTS ON WHEN EVEN SOME OF THEIR MLAs WOULDN’T DONATE EDMONTON – Four United Conservative Party MLAs did not give a dime to their party and instead relied on Canadian taxpayers to foot the bill, new documents reveal. The fourth-quarter financial reporting from Elections Alberta indicates … Continue reading

Unanimous approval to ban corporate and union donations
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Unanimous approval to ban corporate and union donations

News release Unanimous approval to ban corporate and union donations Bill 1, An Act to Renew Democracy in Alberta, was unanimously passed by the Alberta Legislature. The bill bans corporate and union donations to political parties, efffective June 15, 2015. Only residents of Alberta are permitted to contribute to a candidate, constituency association, political party … Continue reading

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Canada sets up Philippines Crisis Matching Fund

The Canadian government is matching every dollar donated by Filipino-Canadians and other Canadians to support those affected by super typhoon Haiyan. Minister of International Development and La Francophonie Christian Paradis announced that individual Canadians can donate to registered Canadian charities. “Time and time again Canadians have demonstrated they are among the most compassionate and generous … Continue reading