Winter break extended for K-12 students; Alberta’s NDP glad return to classes being delayed
Alberta / covid 19

Winter break extended for K-12 students; Alberta’s NDP glad return to classes being delayed

News ReleaseWinter break extended for K-12 students To support a successful return to school and provide additional planning time, the kindergarten to Grade 12 winter break will be extended provincewide to January 10. The extended break will give school authorities time to gather additional data to assess staffing implications and the potential operational impacts of … Continue reading

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UCP MUST STOP RURAL EMERGENCY ROOM CLOSURES, ENSURE CRITICAL CARE AVAILABLE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

News Release   UCP MUST STOP RURAL EMERGENCY ROOM CLOSURES, ENSURE CRITICAL CARE AVAILABLE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON   EDMONTON – Jason Kenney and the UCP must ensure critical care is available in rural communities over the holiday break, as Fort Vermillion’s emergency room closes.    As of Tuesday night, Albertans in Fort Vermillion will not … Continue reading

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UCP MUST EXPLAIN $28,000 PAYMENT TO SENIOR STAFFER WHO LEFT GOVERNMENT AMID ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT 

    News Release UCP MUST EXPLAIN $28,000 PAYMENT TO SENIOR STAFFER WHO LEFT GOVERNMENT AMID ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT    EDMONTON – Jason Kenney’s UCP government must explain why a senior staffer who left government amid allegations of sexual harassment was paid more than $28,000 several months after his departure.   Ivan Bernardo, former … Continue reading

NDP’s Ganley says Alberta economy stalls with 9,000 jobs lost in October; Minister Schweitzer issues statement that Alberta’s economic recovery continues, with an increase of 9,000 new full-time jobs
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NDP’s Ganley says Alberta economy stalls with 9,000 jobs lost in October; Minister Schweitzer issues statement that Alberta’s economic recovery continues, with an increase of 9,000 new full-time jobs

NDP’s Ganley says Alberta economy stalls with 9,000 jobs lost in October; Minister Schweitzer issuesstatement that Alberta’s economic recovery continues, with an increase of 9,000 new full-time jobs News ReleaseALBERTA ECONOMY STALLS WITH 9,000 JOBS LOST IN OCTOBER CALGARY – Alberta’s employment levels have fallen back below pre-pandemic levels after 9,000 jobs were lost last … Continue reading

NEW DOCUMENTS SHOW NO COMMUNICATION BETWEEN KENNEY’SAND HINSHAW’S OFFICES AS FOURTH WAVE ROSE
Alberta / covid 19

NEW DOCUMENTS SHOW NO COMMUNICATION BETWEEN KENNEY’SAND HINSHAW’S OFFICES AS FOURTH WAVE ROSE

News Release NEW DOCUMENTS SHOW NO COMMUNICATION BETWEEN KENNEY’SAND HINSHAW’S OFFICES AS FOURTH WAVE ROSE EDMONTON – New documents, acquired through a Freedom of Information Act request, show that Jason Kenney lied to Albertans when he claimed to be in “constant contact” with HInshaw’s office during his European vacation in August, while COVID cases, hospitalizations … Continue reading

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