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School board numbers prove UCP has gutted student funding

Posted on November 4, 2019

Both the Minister of Finance and Minister of Education continue to lie to Albertans about their cuts to education funding, even as documents produced by school boards show they’re receiving hundreds…

NDP bill would protect against American-style healthcare

Posted on October 21, 2019

A bill to protect against American-style health care will not be heard in the Legislature after members of the UCP government voted against debating MLA Richard Feehan’s Private Member’s Bill.  “Premier…

Rachel Notley Remembering Doug O’Halloran

Posted on October 18, 2019

Doug O’Halloran was a great Albertan, and his passing is a tremendous loss to our province. Doug believed in the dignity and worth of working people, and their inherent right to speak up for themselves.…

Oil and gas drilling at historic low under UCP

Posted on October 17, 2019

Updated drilling rig counts show Premier Jason Kenney and his UCP government’s $4.5 billion corporate tax giveaway has done nothing to help the province’s oil and gas industry. Since the Kenney and…

PANEL REPORT SPELLS OUT DEEP PAIN FOR ALBERTA FAMILIES 

Posted on September 3, 2019

Premier Jason Kenney lied to Albertans.  He promised his $4.5-billion tax giveaway to wealthy corporations wouldn’t cost Albertans anything. But today’s Blue Ribbon Panel Report recommends massive…

UCP Budget chaos causes red alerts for Calgary EMS

Posted on June 4, 2019

EDMONTON – Jason Kenney and the UCP must stop with the budget chaos and fill vacant positions in Calgary emergency services to ensure ambulances are on the street, said the Alberta NDP Opposition. The…

UCP back off campaign promise to balance budget by 2022

Posted on May 28, 2019

EDMONTON – Jason Kenney’s campaign promise to balance the provincial budget by 2022 appears to be in shambles. During Question Period Monday, Minister of Finance Travis Toews would only say that his…

UCP TABLES ‘PICK YOUR POCKETS BILL’: NDP

Posted on May 27, 2019

EDMONTON – Jason Kenney and the UCP are picking workers’ pockets by introducing legislation that cuts banked overtime, slashes holiday pay and rolls back youth wages, said Alberta NDP Opposition Leader…

KENNEY’S PLAN: 15,000 NEW STUDENTS, NO NEW TEACHERS

Posted on January 28, 2019

For immediate releaseJanuary 28, 2019 CALGARY – Approximately 15,000 new Alberta students are expected to attend Alberta schools this fall but under Jason Kenney’s plan, those students won’t be…

Kenney's Plan for Tolls Exposed

Posted on January 17, 2019

EDMONTON- Jason Kenney has been caught advocating for tolls on roads and bridges. Albertans deserve to know how much Kenney’s tolls will cost them. In September, Kenney lauded India for implementing…