New vaccine requirements and COVID-19 measures in Alberta;  Rachel Notley makes  statement in response to Jason Kenney’s COVID-19 announcement
Alberta / covid 19

New vaccine requirements and COVID-19 measures in Alberta; Rachel Notley makes statement in response to Jason Kenney’s COVID-19 announcement

News ReleaseNew vaccine requirements and COVID-19 measures in Alberta Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency and will implement new health measures to expand capacity, increase vaccination rates and reduce transmission of COVID-19. New temporary health measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19 will apply provincewide. This includes new restrictions on restaurants, … Continue reading

UCP MUST RECALL LEGISLATURE TO PASS PROTECTION FOR WORKERS, SMALL BUSINESSES
Alberta / covid 19

UCP MUST RECALL LEGISLATURE TO PASS PROTECTION FOR WORKERS, SMALL BUSINESSES

News Release UCP MUST RECALL LEGISLATURE TO PASS PROTECTION FOR WORKERS, SMALL BUSINESSES  EDMONTON – The Alberta NDP Caucus demands UCP House Leader Jason Nixon recall the Legislative Assembly to quickly pass emergency legislation to protect Albertans through the fourth wave. In a letter sent to Nixon on Wednesday, the Official Opposition is calling for the … Continue reading

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

KENNEY GOES BACK INTO RESTRICTIONS, WON’T TAKE ALBERTA FORWARD WITH PASSPORTS
Alberta / covid 19

KENNEY GOES BACK INTO RESTRICTIONS, WON’T TAKE ALBERTA FORWARD WITH PASSPORTS

News Release KENNEY GOES BACK INTO RESTRICTIONS, WON’T TAKE ALBERTA FORWARD WITH PASSPORTS   EDMONTON – Jason Kenney’s plan to pay unvaccinated Albertans and return to mask mandates, curfews, and restrictions punishes all Albertans for his political decision not to proceed with NDP Leader Rachel Notley’s vaccine passport plan.   On Friday, Jason Kenney announced … Continue reading

Alberta / covid 19

SIMPLE, SECURE, SCANNABLE: ALBERTA’S NDP CALLS FOR VACCINE PASSPORT

News Release SIMPLE, SECURE, SCANNABLE: ALBERTA’S NDP CALLS FOR VACCINE PASSPORT CALGARY – In order to protect people, protect hospitals and protect the provincial economy, Alberta’s NDP is calling for the introduction of simple, secure and scannable vaccine passports that would be required for entry to non-essential businesses and mass gathering settings across the province. … Continue reading

Dr.Hinshaw tweets that 1,315 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta in last 24 hours; NDP Critic for Health Shepherd says `At a time of great danger for Albertans, Jason Kenney and the UCP have abandoned their posts’
Alberta / covid 19

Dr.Hinshaw tweets that 1,315 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta in last 24 hours; NDP Critic for Health Shepherd says `At a time of great danger for Albertans, Jason Kenney and the UCP have abandoned their posts’

Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw tweets: Here is a summary of the latest #COVID19AB numbers: There are currently 465 people in hospital due to COVID-19. Of the 358 non-ICU, 81.1% are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated. Of the 107 in ICU, 91.6% are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated. (1/4) Over the past 24 … 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
Alberta

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
Alberta

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

SHANDRO MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR MASS CANCELLATION OF SURGERIES, UNSAFE SITUATION AT ROYAL ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL
Alberta

SHANDRO MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR MASS CANCELLATION OF SURGERIES, UNSAFE SITUATION AT ROYAL ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL

 News Release SHANDRO MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR MASS CANCELLATION OF SURGERIES, UNSAFE SITUATION AT ROYAL ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL   EDMONTON – UCP Health Minister Tyler Shandro must appear publicly today and accept responsibility for the mass cancellation of orthopedic surgeries at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, a situation described by a senior doctor as “NOT safe.”   … Continue reading

KENNEY MUST TEST, TRACE, ISOLATE TO PROTECT CONSUMER CONFIDENCE 
Alberta / covid 19

KENNEY MUST TEST, TRACE, ISOLATE TO PROTECT CONSUMER CONFIDENCE 

News Release KENNEY MUST TEST, TRACE, ISOLATE TO PROTECT CONSUMER CONFIDENCE  EDMONTON – Alberta’s NDP is demanding that Jason Kenney and the UCP government test, trace, and isolate COVID cases to keep Alberta small businesses open. On August 16, the UCP will stop all testing outside of hospitals for COVID-19, stop contact tracing of the … Continue reading