Alberta

UCP INACTION ON STAFFING SHORTAGE CLOSES BEDS IN ST. ALBERT, RED DEER 

 News Release UCP INACTION ON STAFFING SHORTAGE CLOSES BEDS IN ST. ALBERT, RED DEER   ST. ALBERT – The Alberta NDP is calling for the UCP government to take action in the wake of ongoing critical staff shortages causing further bed closures in St. Albert and Red Deer.  Critical staffing shortages have prompted Alberta Health Services to … 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

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

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

NO UCP ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS OF COAL DEVELOPMENT, JUST MORE MEETINGS WITH LOBBYISTS

News Release NO UCP ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS OF COAL DEVELOPMENT, JUST MORE MEETINGS WITH LOBBYISTS   EDMONTON – The Alberta NDP Caucus has learned Alberta Environment did not conduct any proactive environmental impact analysis of the UCP’s decision to rescind the 1976 Lougheed Coal Policy, as new evidence also shows the UCP continues to meet with … Continue reading

HINSHAW REFUSES TO EXONERATE KENNEY AND MINISTERS FOR SKY PALACE PARTY
Alberta / covid 19

HINSHAW REFUSES TO EXONERATE KENNEY AND MINISTERS FOR SKY PALACE PARTY

News Release HINSHAW REFUSES TO EXONERATE KENNEY AND MINISTERS FOR SKY PALACE PARTY  EDMONTON – Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw refused to clear Premier Jason Kenney and several members of his Cabinet of any wrongdoing related to their gathering on the rooftop Sky Palace.  Recently released photos show Premier Kenney, along with ministers … Continue reading