Alberta / covid 19

THIRD-PARTY REVIEW OF UCP’S COVID-19 RESPONSE HIDDEN FROM ALBERTANS UNTIL NEW YEAR

News Release THIRD-PARTY REVIEW OF UCP’S COVID-19 RESPONSE HIDDEN FROM ALBERTANS UNTIL NEW YEAR EDMONTON – In the latest of a series of moves by Premier Jason Kenney and the UCP to hide information about the COVID-19 pandemic from Albertans, a third-party review of the Government’s response to the public health emergency has been delayed … Continue reading

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AFL’s 2020 In Review: While other governments fought COVID-19, Kenney fought Albertans

In 2020, while other governments fought COVID-19, Kenney fought Albertans By the Alberta Federation of Labour A look back on the Kenney UCP government’s damage to Alberta We know the Kenney UCP government came in with a plan to reward their donors, cut our public services and privatize health care and education. They commissioned reports … Continue reading

New mandatory provincewide measures to protect lives
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New mandatory provincewide measures to protect lives

News Release New mandatory provincewide measures to protect lives New mandatory health measures go into effect immediately to protect lives. Expanded health measures will be in effect provincewide. All Albertans, businesses, organizations and service providers must follow all new health measures. These restrictions will be in place for a minimum of four weeks. “Alberta has … Continue reading

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CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER ADMITS KENNEY’S COVID-19 MEASURES AREN’T WORKING

News Release CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER ADMITS KENNEY’S COVID-19 MEASURES AREN’T WORKING EDMONTON – Alberta’s NDP is calling on Premier Jason Kenney to admit his failure to slow the spread of COVID-19, and publicly release the recommendations being considered by his cabinet.  The call for the Premier to come clean follows repeated comments from the CMOH, … Continue reading

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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

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United States election: Premier Kenney, opposition leader Notley issue statements

News Releases United States election: Premier Kenney Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement in response to the U.S. election: “On behalf of the Government of Alberta, I would like to extend congratulations to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their victory, and to all members of the United States Congress elected … Continue reading

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Premier Jason Kenney issues statement celebrating Thanksgiving

News Release Thanksgiving: Statement from Premier Kenney Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement celebrating Thanksgiving: “Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. “We all know this has been a challenging year. But there is still so much for us to be grateful for as Albertans, as Canadians: for our freedoms, for our peace, for opportunity, for family, and … Continue reading

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NDP Leader Rachel Notley issues statement in response to Premier Kenney’s reaction to the federal Throne Speech

News Release NDP Leader Rachel Notley issued the following statement in response to Premier Kenney’s reaction to the federal Throne Speech: “I was alarmed by the comments we heard from the Premier today. This premier is so desperate to distract Albertans from his inability to create jobs and restart economic growth that he is continuing … Continue reading