Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will last longer without budget support, says AFL
Alberta

Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will last longer without budget support, says AFL

News ReleaseEffects of the COVID-19 pandemic will last longer without budget support EDMONTON – Alberta’s 2021 budget does not provide Alberta the tools it needs to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, says the Alberta Federation of Labour today. “Kenney’s head-in-the-sand budget ignores the deep and ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Gil … 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 / covid 19

AFL calls on the Kenney UCP government for immediate action to disperse federal money to help Albertans 

News Release AFL calls on the Kenney UCP government for immediate action to disperse federal money to help Albertans  EDMONTON – Back in November 2020, the AFL discovered the Kenney UCP government was leaving over $300 million on the table for low wage essential worker top-ups, this week’s CCPA report shows that the UCP is failing Albertans in … Continue reading

Alberta

KENNEY MUST FIRE BARNES FOR SPREADING MISINFORMATION ABOUT ALBERTA’S COVID-19 TESTS, MASKING

News Release KENNEY MUST FIRE BARNES FOR SPREADING MISINFORMATION ABOUT ALBERTA’S COVID-19 TESTS, MASKING EDMONTON – Premier Jason Kenney must fire Drew Barnes from the United Conservative Party Government Caucus after the Cypress-Medicine Hat MLA used a media interview to spread a dangerous conspiracy theory about Alberta’s COVID-19 tests and also said it was “debatable” whether masks … Continue reading

KENNEY MUST QUARANTINE ALL AIR TRAVELLERS FOR 14 DAYS TO PROTECT ALBERTANS FROM COVID VARIANTS
Alberta / covid 19

KENNEY MUST QUARANTINE ALL AIR TRAVELLERS FOR 14 DAYS TO PROTECT ALBERTANS FROM COVID VARIANTS

News Release KENNEY MUST QUARANTINE ALL AIR TRAVELLERS FOR 14 DAYS TO PROTECT ALBERTANS FROM COVID VARIANTS EDMONTON – Alberta’s NDP Opposition is calling on Premier Jason Kenney to protect Albertans from new COVID variants by requiring 14 days of quarantine from international and domestic travellers arriving by air. “We have a very limited window … 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 / 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