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NDP CALLS FOR EMERGENCY FUNDING FOR MUNICIPALITIES

Posted on April 24, 2020

CALGARY -- Joe Ceci, NDP Official Opposition Critic for Municipal Affairs, is calling on the provincial government to provide immediate help to Alberta’s municipalities with a one-time doubling of its…

UCP SHOULD USE NEW BORROWING POWER TO HELP ALBERTANS

Posted on April 23, 2020

EDMONTON – If Jason Kenney and the UCP are going to borrow $25 billion on behalf of Albertans during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical the money be used to help Albertans, says the Alberta NDP.  …

UCP ABANDONS ALBERTANS LOOKING FOR SUPPORT

Posted on April 6, 2020

EDMONTON -- The UCP government has ended its Emergency Isolation Support program, leaving many Albertans without direct financial support from their provincial government during the COVID-19 pandemic. …

UCP MUST INCREASE SUPPORT FOR VULNERABLE ALBERTANS

Posted on April 6, 2020

EDMONTON – Jason Kenney and the UCP should follow British Columbia’s lead and provide additional support to vulnerable Albertans struggling during the pandemic, says the Alberta NDP Official Opposition.…

UCP CUTS DRIVE DOCTORS OUT OF SUNDRE HOSPITAL

Posted on April 3, 2020

EDMONTON -- Tyler Shandro’s attack on Alberta doctors means fewer doctors in Sundre Hospital’s emergency room and labour and delivery room.   Last night, doctors at the Moose and Squirrel Medical…

KENNEY MUST RELEASE KEYSTONE XL DETAILS

Posted on April 2, 2020

EDMONTON - The NDP Official Opposition is calling on Premier Jason Kenney and the UCP government to release details about the Keystone XL deal that committed up to $7.5 billion in public dollars to the…

UCP FINANCIAL SUPPORT PROGRAM FALLS SHORT SAYS NDP

Posted on March 31, 2020

EDMONTON - Over thirty thousand Albertans are waiting to get their Emergency Financial Support payments from the UCP government and many who thought they would qualify are being denied. “Jason Kenney…