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

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

UCP creates Alberta Parole Board; Opposition sees it as ‘another layer of bureaucracy and do nothing to reduce crime’
Alberta

UCP creates Alberta Parole Board; Opposition sees it as ‘another layer of bureaucracy and do nothing to reduce crime’

News Release An Alberta First: The Alberta Parole Board Alberta’s government continues to assert its jurisdictional authority by creating the Alberta Parole Board to better protect Albertans and create a more responsive justice system that reflects the needs of our communities. The new, independent Alberta Parole Board aims to provide a fairer, faster, more responsive … 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

UNITED CONSERVATIVE PARTY TOOK FEDERAL BAILOUT TO KEEP LIGHTS ON WHEN EVEN SOME OF THEIR MLAs WOULDN’T DONATE

News Release UNITED CONSERVATIVE PARTY TOOK FEDERAL BAILOUT TO KEEP LIGHTS ON WHEN EVEN SOME OF THEIR MLAs WOULDN’T DONATE EDMONTON – Four United Conservative Party MLAs did not give a dime to their party and instead relied on Canadian taxpayers to foot the bill, new documents reveal. The fourth-quarter financial reporting from Elections Alberta indicates … Continue reading

Alberta

UCP QUIETLY REMOVE TEACHERS CONTROL OVER PENSIONS

News Release UCP QUIETLY REMOVE TEACHERS CONTROL OVER PENSIONS EDMONTON – Jason Kenney and the UCP have quietly gone back on their promise to teachers, that teachers would maintain control over their pension funds. On December 23, 2020, the UCP signed a Ministerial Order imposing an investment management agreement (IMA) giving the under-performing Crown corporation, … Continue reading

Alberta

ALBERTA FAMILIES MADE EXCRUCIATING PERSONAL SACRIFICES WHILE KENNEY’S MLAS ENJOYED TROPICAL VACATIONS

News Release ALBERTA FAMILIES MADE EXCRUCIATING PERSONAL SACRIFICES WHILE KENNEY’S MLAS ENJOYED TROPICAL VACATIONS EDMONTON – Alberta families made heart-breaking decisions to sacrifice end-of-life visits, funerals, and visits with elderly relatives in order to uphold public health rules, while Premier Jason Kenney’s ministers, MLAs, and staff knowingly broke those rules and jetted off to getaways … Continue reading

Alberta

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