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FEDERAL HYDROGEN STRATEGY: GANLEY

Posted on December 16, 2020

NDP Energy Critic Kathleen Ganley issued the following statement regarding the release of the federal government’s hydrogen strategy:   “It’s encouraging to see several points of alignment with…

UCP DENIES SUPPORT FOR ESSENTIAL RURAL BUS COMPANIES

Posted on December 11, 2020

EDMONTON - Rural bus companies are struggling to survive as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the UCP government has been aware of their dire situation for months.  Cold Shot, Sundog, Northern Express…

GREEN LINE DELAY: CECI

Posted on December 8, 2020

NDP Municipal Affairs Critic Joe Ceci issued the following statement regarding media reports that the UCP are attempting to delay the Green Line until after the next municipal election: “The Green Line…

ELEVEN THOUSAND JOBS LOST AS UCP FAIL TO CONTROL COVID-19

Posted on December 4, 2020

EDMONTON - Job figures released by Statistics Canada show 11,000 jobs were lost in November as Premier Jason Kenney and his UCP government fail to get a second wave of COVID-19 under control.  According…

NDP INTRODUCE BILL TO PROTECT ALBERTANS’ PENSIONS

Posted on December 3, 2020

EDMONTON - NDP Finance Critic Shannon Phillips introduced a private members bill to protect Albertans’ retirement savings after the UCP government has proven unable to manage the province’s finances…

SHANDRO LIES TO ALBERTANS ABOUT AHS OXYGEN SHORTAGE

Posted on November 30, 2020

EDMONTON - UCP Health Minister Tyler Shandro lied to Albertans today and denied that Calgary hospitals were short of oxygen due to the COVID crisis, despite a recent AHS memo warning clinical staff of…

KENNEY MUST RELEASE ALL OF DR. HINSHAW’S RECOMMENDATIONS

Posted on November 25, 2020

EDMONTON - Premier Jason Kenney must come clean with Albertans and publicly release all of the COVID-19 recommendations Dr. Deena Hinshaw presented to cabinet this week, including the public health measures…

KENNEY’S COVID RESPONSE IS FAR TOO LITTLE, FAR TOO LATE

Posted on November 24, 2020

EDMONTON - Premier Jason Kenney failed to confront the out-of-control spread of COVID-19 infections in Alberta today, and emerged from 12 days of hiding to announce a small package of half-measures. “Albertans…