UCP MUST RECALL LEGISLATURE TO PASS PROTECTION FOR WORKERS, SMALL BUSINESSES
Alberta / covid 19

UCP MUST RECALL LEGISLATURE TO PASS PROTECTION FOR WORKERS, SMALL BUSINESSES

News Release UCP MUST RECALL LEGISLATURE TO PASS PROTECTION FOR WORKERS, SMALL BUSINESSES  EDMONTON – The Alberta NDP Caucus demands UCP House Leader Jason Nixon recall the Legislative Assembly to quickly pass emergency legislation to protect Albertans through the fourth wave. In a letter sent to Nixon on Wednesday, the Official Opposition is calling for the … Continue reading

Phase 2 of the Critical Worker Benefit: ‘Jason Kenney is making workers fight for this money that was theirs to begin with. This money should have been relief during the pandemic.’ — NDP Critic for Labour Christina Gray
Alberta / covid 19

Phase 2 of the Critical Worker Benefit: ‘Jason Kenney is making workers fight for this money that was theirs to begin with. This money should have been relief during the pandemic.’ — NDP Critic for Labour Christina Gray

News Release  NDP Critic for Labour Christina Gray made the following statement in response to Phase 2 of the Critical Worker Benefit: “Yesterday the UCP confirmed they have still not distributed almost one third of the Critical Worker Benefit. It’s been more than a year since the federal government allocated $347 million for Alberta’s critical workers, … Continue reading

Alberta

HOW MUCH DID KENNEY’S UCP TAKE FROM ALBERTA TAXPAYERS WITHOUT PERMISSION OVER THE PAST YEAR?

News Release HOW MUCH DID KENNEY’S UCP TAKE FROM ALBERTA TAXPAYERS WITHOUT PERMISSION OVER THE PAST YEAR? EDMONTON – As voluntary donations dry up for Jason Kenney’s UCP, the amount of money his party has taken from taxpayers through a federal wage subsidy program remains a closely guarded secret. In response to an Access to … Continue reading

NDP ARGUES FOR BETTER RULES, CLARITY & CONSULTATIONAFTER UCP BUNGLES CRITICAL WORKERS BENEFIT ROLLOUT
Alberta

NDP ARGUES FOR BETTER RULES, CLARITY & CONSULTATIONAFTER UCP BUNGLES CRITICAL WORKERS BENEFIT ROLLOUT

News Release NDP ARGUES FOR BETTER RULES, CLARITY & CONSULTATIONAFTER UCP BUNGLES CRITICAL WORKERS BENEFIT ROLLOUT EDMONTON – Alberta’s NDP is calling for a major overhaul and further consultation on the long-delayed Critical Workers Benefit, which offers up funding a mix of federal and provincial funding to support frontline heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Jason … Continue reading

Alberta

NDP CALLS FOR THIRD-PARTY REVIEW OF AIMCO’S STRATEGY IN WAKE OF STAGGERING LOSSES

News Release NDP CALLS FOR THIRD-PARTY REVIEW OF AIMCO’S STRATEGY IN WAKE OF STAGGERING LOSSES EDMONTON – Alberta’s NDP is calling for a comprehensive third-party review of Alberta Investment Management Corporation’s (AIMCo) investment strategy in the wake of highly paid investment managers losing more than half a billion dollars of Albertans’ money. Christina Gray, NDP … Continue reading

Alberta

NDP PROPOSES AMENDMENTS TO PROTECT WORKERS FROM UCP’S BILL 47

News Release NDP PROPOSES AMENDMENTS TO PROTECT WORKERS FROM UCP’S BILL 47 EDMONTON – The UCP government’s Bill 47 proposes dangerous changes to the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.  “Given the cruel comments Jason Kenney made last week, blaming workers in North East Calgary for the uncontrolled spread of COVID-19, … Continue reading