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NDP DEMANDS EMERGENCY DEBATE ON JOBS CRISIS IN ALBERTA

Posted on October 5, 2020

EDMONTON – Following a week of devastating job losses in Alberta, the Alberta NDP Caucus is calling for a special emergency debate on the first day of the fall legislative session to address the UCP’s…

NDP MLA LIVING ON AISH RECIPIENT’S BUDGET FOR ONE MONTH

Posted on October 2, 2020

ALBERT - NDP Community Social Services Critic MLA Marie Renaud will be living off a budget that is similar to an AISH recipient in hopes of raising awareness about how critical the program is and the…

UCP DEFENDS POWER GRAB, BLOCKS INDEPENDENT HEALTH OFFICER

Posted on September 30, 2020

EDMONTON - Over the course of two days at the Public Health Act Review Committee, UCP government MLAs voted against making the Chief Medical Officer of Health an Independent Officer of the Legislature,…

RESPONSE TO THE FEDERAL THRONE SPEECH

Posted on September 23, 2020

EDMONTON - Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley issued the followed statement in response to the Federal Throne Speech: "We need a bold economic vision for the future of Alberta — and we need it now. “It's…

UCP BLOCKS DR. HINSHAW’S TESTIMONY

Posted on September 18, 2020

EDMONTON - Today, UCP MLAs voted to prevent Dr. Deena Hinshaw from speaking to the Select Special Public Health Act Review Committee, an appearance she had already agreed to and UCP MLAs had previously…