David Shepherd, NDP Critic for Health, statement in response to today’s COVID-19 numbers, the open letter sent by 12 capital region mayors, and the extremist views publish by UCP MLA Pete Guthrie
Alberta / covid 19

David Shepherd, NDP Critic for Health, statement in response to today’s COVID-19 numbers, the open letter sent by 12 capital region mayors, and the extremist views publish by UCP MLA Pete Guthrie

 News Release David Shepherd, NDP Critic for Health, made the following statement in response to today’s COVID-19 numbers, the open letter sent by 12 capital region mayors, and the extremist views publish by UCP MLA Pete Guthrie:   “There were 4,903 new cases of COVID over the long weekend and now 15,486 active cases overall. … Continue reading

NDP CALL FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO UCP’S HANDLING OF PANDEMIC AFTER FIRST WAVE REPORT HIDDEN
Alberta / covid 19

NDP CALL FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO UCP’S HANDLING OF PANDEMIC AFTER FIRST WAVE REPORT HIDDEN

News Release NDP CALL FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO UCP’S HANDLING OF PANDEMIC AFTER FIRST WAVE REPORT HIDDEN  EDMONTON – Alberta’s NDP are calling for a public inquiry into the UCP’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in the wake of the unconscionable decision to remove testing, tracing and isolation protocols and after it was revealed the … Continue reading

Heritage Day is a great moment to celebrate our province’s history and achievement — Premier Kenney
Alberta

Heritage Day is a great moment to celebrate our province’s history and achievement — Premier Kenney

Heritage Day: Premier Kenney Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement to recognize Heritage Day: “Heritage Day is a great moment to celebrate our province’s history and achievement.“From Indigenous Peoples who first established communities here to pioneers from every corner of the world, Alberta has been a place where people have come to build their … 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

Mother’s Day: Premier Kenney
Alberta

Mother’s Day: Premier Kenney

News Release Mother’s Day: Premier Kenney Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement celebrating Mother’s Day: “Through all of life’s challenges, mothers are there to love, encourage and sustain those around them.“Especially now, when children’s lives are disrupted and everyday life is complicated, mothers are rising to the occasion with grace and generosity. There is … Continue reading

More COVID restrictions to save lives: Premier
Alberta / covid 19

More COVID restrictions to save lives: Premier

News Release More COVID restrictions to save lives: Premier At 6:02 p.m. today (May 4), Premier Jason Kenney will announce new public health measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. The announcement will be livestreamed to alberta.ca/news, Premier Kenney’s Facebook page and Twitter, and live feed will be provided to media. Alberta’s government is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic … Continue reading

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