HINSHAW REFUSES TO EXONERATE KENNEY AND MINISTERS FOR SKY PALACE PARTY
Alberta / covid 19

HINSHAW REFUSES TO EXONERATE KENNEY AND MINISTERS FOR SKY PALACE PARTY

News Release HINSHAW REFUSES TO EXONERATE KENNEY AND MINISTERS FOR SKY PALACE PARTY  EDMONTON – Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw refused to clear Premier Jason Kenney and several members of his Cabinet of any wrongdoing related to their gathering on the rooftop Sky Palace.  Recently released photos show Premier Kenney, along with ministers … Continue reading

UCP WORRY ABOUT THEIR OWN SAFETY AT WORK, BUT NOT ALBERTANS’
Alberta / covid 19

UCP WORRY ABOUT THEIR OWN SAFETY AT WORK, BUT NOT ALBERTANS’

News releaseUCP WORRY ABOUT THEIR OWN SAFETY AT WORK, BUT NOT ALBERTANS’ EDMONTON — Jason Kenney and the UCP spent Tuesday morning fretting about their own safety at work in the legislature, but then refused to discuss providing paid sick leave to keep Albertans safe in their workplaces. Kenney kept Alberta’s legislature closed for a … 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

Alberta / covid 19

KENNEY’S COVID RESTRICTIONS MUST APPLY TO ALL ALBERTANS AND BE EFFECTIVELY ENFORCED

News Release KENNEY’S COVID RESTRICTIONS MUST APPLY TO ALL ALBERTANS AND BE EFFECTIVELY ENFORCED EDMONTON – Alberta’s NDP is calling for the Premier to apply COVID-19 public health orders consistently and bring in effective enforcement. The Official Opposition also continues to call for support for families of students forced to learn at home, struggling small … Continue reading

Alberta

UCP FAILS CARGILL WORKERS AGAIN

News Release UCP FAILS CARGILL WORKERS AGAIN EDMONTON – The UCP need to immediately commit to vaccinating all employees of Cargill following revelations that their plan to vaccinate all workers starting on Thursday were suddenly cancelled on Tuesday night.  As reported by the Globe and Mail on Wednesday, workers at the Cargill High River Plant were informed … Continue reading

NDP RENEWS CALL FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO OUTBREAK AT MEAT PLANTS
Alberta / covid 19

NDP RENEWS CALL FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO OUTBREAK AT MEAT PLANTS

News Release NDP RENEWS CALL FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO OUTBREAK AT MEAT PLANTS EDMONTON – The Alberta NDP is renewing its call for a full public inquiry into the tragic COVID-19 outbreaks at Cargill and other processing plants in the wake of documents showing the UCP government withheld critical information from workers about the risk … 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

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