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

Alberta

Alberta Federation of Labour President Gil McGowan explains why Kenney is going after your retirement savings

News Release AFL President Gil McGowan explains why Kenney is going after your retirement savings The UCP has essentially seized control of all public-sector pensions in the province. And they’re coming for the money that Albertans save through the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) next. Watch the video to learn what’s going on and what Alberta … Continue reading

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AHS FORECASTS DRASTIC RISE IN COVID-19 HOSPITALIZATIONS BY CHRISTMAS EVE

News Release AHS FORECASTS DRASTIC RISE IN COVID-19 HOSPITALIZATIONS BY CHRISTMAS EVE CALGARY – Jason Kenney and the UCP government must make all internal Alberta Health Services projections public as new data observed by the NDP Opposition indicates hospitalizations could rise more than 50 per cent in both major cities by Christmas Eve. Standing in … Continue reading

Alberta

NDP CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT COVID ADVISORY GROUP AFTER KENNEY’S DISMISSAL OF HINSHAW’S ADVICE REVEALED

News Release NDP CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT COVID ADVISORY GROUP AFTER KENNEY’S DISMISSAL OF HINSHAW’S ADVICE REVEALED EDMONTON – Alberta’s NDP Opposition is calling for the establishment of an independent COVID-19 advisory group to report data and provide advice to Albertans, following the revelation that Dr Deena Hinshaw’s relationship with Premier Jason Kenney has become a … Continue reading

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UCP’S SECOND-QUARTER UPDATE IGNORES ECONOMIC REALITIES OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC

News Release UCP’S SECOND-QUARTER UPDATE IGNORES ECONOMIC REALITIES OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC EDMONTON – The UCP have tabled a second-quarter update that paints an overly optimistic picture of Alberta’s economy as the province is in the midst of a second wave of COVID-19.  On Tuesday, UCP Finance Minister Travis Toews claimed Alberta’s economy was recovering just … Continue reading

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Alberta unions call for ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown, province-wide mask mandate and a ‘zero-COVID’ strategy to address mounting COVID-19 crisis

News Release Alberta unions call for ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown, province-wide mask mandate and a ‘zero-COVID’ strategy to address mounting COVID-19 crisis The Kenney government is “leading our province over a cliff,” says AFL EDMONTON – The leaders of unions representing more than 175,000 working Albertans have unanimously passed a detailed resolution calling for urgent action from the … Continue reading

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Premier Kenney welcomes Federal support to airlines

News Release Federal support for Canada’s airlines: Premier Kenney Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement in response to talks between the federal government and Canada’s airlines: “Alberta’s government welcomes news that the Government of Canada will be entering into talks with Canada’s airlines about federal support for this vital industry. The situation facing air … Continue reading

Alberta

UCP REFUSE TO REDUCE CLASS SIZES WITH FEDERAL FUNDING

News Release UCP REFUSE TO REDUCE CLASS SIZES WITH FEDERAL FUNDING EDMONTON — Despite receiving hundreds of millions of dollars from the federal government, the UCP are still refusing to put the money towards smaller class sizes.  The announcement comes a week after the federal government announced Alberta would receive $262.8 million in funding for … Continue reading