New vaccine requirements and COVID-19 measures in Alberta;  Rachel Notley makes  statement in response to Jason Kenney’s COVID-19 announcement
Alberta / covid 19

New vaccine requirements and COVID-19 measures in Alberta; Rachel Notley makes statement in response to Jason Kenney’s COVID-19 announcement

News ReleaseNew vaccine requirements and COVID-19 measures in Alberta Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency and will implement new health measures to expand capacity, increase vaccination rates and reduce transmission of COVID-19. New temporary health measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19 will apply provincewide. This includes new restrictions on restaurants, … Continue reading

KENNEY GOES BACK INTO RESTRICTIONS, WON’T TAKE ALBERTA FORWARD WITH PASSPORTS
Alberta / covid 19

KENNEY GOES BACK INTO RESTRICTIONS, WON’T TAKE ALBERTA FORWARD WITH PASSPORTS

News Release KENNEY GOES BACK INTO RESTRICTIONS, WON’T TAKE ALBERTA FORWARD WITH PASSPORTS   EDMONTON – Jason Kenney’s plan to pay unvaccinated Albertans and return to mask mandates, curfews, and restrictions punishes all Albertans for his political decision not to proceed with NDP Leader Rachel Notley’s vaccine passport plan.   On Friday, Jason Kenney announced … Continue reading

Dr.Hinshaw tweets that 1,315 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta in last 24 hours; NDP Critic for Health Shepherd says `At a time of great danger for Albertans, Jason Kenney and the UCP have abandoned their posts’
Alberta / covid 19

Dr.Hinshaw tweets that 1,315 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta in last 24 hours; NDP Critic for Health Shepherd says `At a time of great danger for Albertans, Jason Kenney and the UCP have abandoned their posts’

Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw tweets: Here is a summary of the latest #COVID19AB numbers: There are currently 465 people in hospital due to COVID-19. Of the 358 non-ICU, 81.1% are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated. Of the 107 in ICU, 91.6% are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated. (1/4) Over the past 24 … Continue reading

NDP Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman  statement in response to news that Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party is still selling “Best Summer Ever” hats while COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations soar
Alberta

NDP Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman statement in response to news that Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party is still selling “Best Summer Ever” hats while COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations soar

Media Statement NDP Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman made the following statement in response to news that Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party is still selling “Best Summer Ever” hats while COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations soar:    “There are more than a thousand Albertans falling sick with COVID each day. Some of those Albertans will suffer life-changing consequences, and … Continue reading

UCP MLA BREAKS RANKS, BLASTS KENNEY CURRICULUM
Alberta

UCP MLA BREAKS RANKS, BLASTS KENNEY CURRICULUM

News Release UCP MLA BREAKS RANKS, BLASTS KENNEY CURRICULUM   EDMONTON – A UCP MLA has broken ranks with the Jason Kenney government and poured harsh criticism on his widely condemned curriculum.   Tracy Allard, MLA for Grande Prairie, wrote a six-page letter to Education Minister Adriana LaGrange today listing dozens of concerns, and then distributed the … Continue reading

KENNEY MUST TEST, TRACE, ISOLATE TO PROTECT CONSUMER CONFIDENCE 
Alberta / covid 19

KENNEY MUST TEST, TRACE, ISOLATE TO PROTECT CONSUMER CONFIDENCE 

News Release KENNEY MUST TEST, TRACE, ISOLATE TO PROTECT CONSUMER CONFIDENCE  EDMONTON – Alberta’s NDP is demanding that Jason Kenney and the UCP government test, trace, and isolate COVID cases to keep Alberta small businesses open. On August 16, the UCP will stop all testing outside of hospitals for COVID-19, stop contact tracing of the … Continue reading

UCP seeking wage rollbacks from frontline health workers: ‘Shameful’, says NDP Health Critic MLA Shepherd
Alberta

UCP seeking wage rollbacks from frontline health workers: ‘Shameful’, says NDP Health Critic MLA Shepherd

MEDIA STATEMENT: UCP seeking wage rollbacks from frontline health workers Alberta NDP Health Critic David Shepherd issued the following statement after news that the UCP government is seeking a four per cent wage rollback from frontline health workers.    “Frontline healthcare workers have guided Alberta through a dramatic global pandemic for the past 15 months. They have … Continue reading

‘Today, Jason Kenney has once again shown his inability to lead. After removing Rehn from the UCP caucus and swearing to never let him run for another nomination, Rehn is welcomed back because he’s more loyal to Jason Kenney than the people of Lesser Slave Lake’, says NDP deputy leader Hoffman
Alberta

‘Today, Jason Kenney has once again shown his inability to lead. After removing Rehn from the UCP caucus and swearing to never let him run for another nomination, Rehn is welcomed back because he’s more loyal to Jason Kenney than the people of Lesser Slave Lake’, says NDP deputy leader Hoffman

 NEWS RELEASE Alberta NDP Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman issued the following statement in response to Pat Rehn’s readmittance to the UCP caucus: “Pat Rehn was caught vacationing in Mexico while Albertans made great personal sacrifices. He billed taxpayers for months’ worth of expenses for extended stays in Edmonton. He skipped meetings and failed to show up to serve the Albertans … Continue reading

Cabinet changes support economic recovery and renewal
Alberta

Cabinet changes support economic recovery and renewal

News ReleaseCabinet changes support economic recovery and renewal Premier Jason Kenney has announced several changes to cabinet and welcomed six new members to further support Alberta’s economic recovery. As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta’s government is focused on Alberta’s Recovery Plan, a plan to build, diversify the economy and create good jobs.The changes … Continue reading

Getting taxpayers a better deal on the Sturgeon Refinery;  Opposition says ‘Albertans should be deeply concerned that Jason Kenney has made them part owners of one of the most notorious Conservative boondoggles in Alberta history’
Alberta

Getting taxpayers a better deal on the Sturgeon Refinery; Opposition says ‘Albertans should be deeply concerned that Jason Kenney has made them part owners of one of the most notorious Conservative boondoggles in Alberta history’

News ReleaseGetting taxpayers a better deal on the Sturgeon Refinery The Alberta government is getting a better deal for Alberta taxpayers on the Sturgeon Refinery, reducing risk and saving an estimated $2 billion. This timely and necessary step will optimize the refinery’s value and give taxpayers greater control over its operations.Under the new deal, the … Continue reading