Alberta

Premier condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine, apologizes for past comments; Alberta NDP Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman issues statement in response to Danielle Smith’s apology

Press Statement Premier condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine; apologizes for past comments The Premier of Alberta issues the following statement: “I categorically condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the indescribable suffering Russia has and still is inflicting upon the Ukrainian people. “Prior to re-entering politics earlier this year, I made some ill-informed comments on … Continue reading

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Updated curriculum positions students for success; NDP education critic says UCP seems focused on ramming through curriculum that won’t help students prepare for higher learning, world of work or how to be engaged citizens
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Updated curriculum positions students for success; NDP education critic says UCP seems focused on ramming through curriculum that won’t help students prepare for higher learning, world of work or how to be engaged citizens

Updated curriculum positions students for success; NDP education critic says UCP seems focused on ramming through curriculum that won’t help students prepare for higher learning, world of work or how to be engaged citizens News Release Starting this fall, updated curriculum will move forward into classrooms to better prepare students for future success. Based on … Continue reading

‘Today, we have learned of some staggering COVID-19 numbers and little else’ — NDP Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman
Alberta / covid 19

‘Today, we have learned of some staggering COVID-19 numbers and little else’ — NDP Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman

  Media Statement NDP Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman issued the following statement following today’s Alberta public health update:    “Today, we have learned of some staggering COVID-19 numbers and little else.    “The premier failed to share projections or modelling of where we’re going and how many of us will get sick with COVID along … Continue reading

NDP Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman  statement in response to news that Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party is still selling “Best Summer Ever” hats while COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations soar
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NDP Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman statement in response to news that Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party is still selling “Best Summer Ever” hats while COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations soar

Media Statement NDP Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman made the following statement in response to news that Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party is still selling “Best Summer Ever” hats while COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations soar:    “There are more than a thousand Albertans falling sick with COVID each day. Some of those Albertans will suffer life-changing consequences, and … Continue reading

UCP MLA BREAKS RANKS, BLASTS KENNEY CURRICULUM
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UCP MLA BREAKS RANKS, BLASTS KENNEY CURRICULUM

News Release UCP MLA BREAKS RANKS, BLASTS KENNEY CURRICULUM   EDMONTON – A UCP MLA has broken ranks with the Jason Kenney government and poured harsh criticism on his widely condemned curriculum.   Tracy Allard, MLA for Grande Prairie, wrote a six-page letter to Education Minister Adriana LaGrange today listing dozens of concerns, and then distributed the … Continue reading

‘Today, Jason Kenney has once again shown his inability to lead. After removing Rehn from the UCP caucus and swearing to never let him run for another nomination, Rehn is welcomed back because he’s more loyal to Jason Kenney than the people of Lesser Slave Lake’, says NDP deputy leader Hoffman
Alberta

‘Today, Jason Kenney has once again shown his inability to lead. After removing Rehn from the UCP caucus and swearing to never let him run for another nomination, Rehn is welcomed back because he’s more loyal to Jason Kenney than the people of Lesser Slave Lake’, says NDP deputy leader Hoffman

 NEWS RELEASE Alberta NDP Deputy Leader Sarah Hoffman issued the following statement in response to Pat Rehn’s readmittance to the UCP caucus: “Pat Rehn was caught vacationing in Mexico while Albertans made great personal sacrifices. He billed taxpayers for months’ worth of expenses for extended stays in Edmonton. He skipped meetings and failed to show up to serve the Albertans … Continue reading

Alberta / covid 19

Sarah Hoffman, NDP Critic for Education, issues statement following the government announcement of the rapid testing pilot in schools

News Release Sarah Hoffman, NDP Critic for Education, made the following statement following the government announcement of the rapid testing pilot in schools: “In December, I called on the UCP to provide rapid testing in our schools. Staff and students  had just gone through months of being pummeled by the effects of COVID-19 without any … Continue reading

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TWO MORE UCP MLAS SENT DECEIVING CHRISTMAS MESSAGES TO CONSTITUENTS WHILE VACATIONING IN HAWAII, LAS VEGAS

News Release TWO MORE UCP MLAS SENT DECEIVING CHRISTMAS MESSAGES TO CONSTITUENTS WHILE VACATIONING IN HAWAII, LAS VEGAS CALGARY – Alberta’s NDP has uncovered more examples of UCP MLAs sending Christmas messages to their constituents while secretly vacationing abroad during the COVID-19 shutdown. UCP Calgary-Klein MLA, the Parliamentary Secretary Jeremy Nixon, complained about the difficulty … 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