Category: Elections

  • David Swann Announces a Four-Point Plan to Support Seniors

    David Swann Announces a Four-Point Plan to Support Seniors

    By Jeremy Dutton, Alberta Liberal Party The Liberal plan is specifically designed to help seniors stay in their homes, free up hospital beds, put money in their pockets and keep them healthy and active. EXPAND HOME CARE AND COMMUNITY SUPPORTS Problem: Without access to quality home care and community supports many seniors turn to hospital […]

  • Election 2015: Green candidate in Calgary-Klein throws his support to the NDs

    Election 2015: Green candidate in Calgary-Klein throws his support to the NDs

      Noel Keough asks his supporters to vote for Craig Coolahan and help bring progressive change to Alberta At an all candidates community forum this evening Green Party of Alberta candidate in Calgary-Klein Noel Keough announced he is going to stop campaigning and encourage his supporters to vote for the ND Craig Coolahan.  “It’s always […]

  • Wildrose to Complete Calgary and Edmonton Ring Roads

    Wildrose to Complete Calgary and Edmonton Ring Roads

      CALGARY, AB – Wednesday, Wildrose announced a commitment to complete Alberta’s major ring road projects and reverse the Prentice PCs delay of the final critical leg of the Calgary ring road, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean said. “Drivers in our cities are looking for relief, and they’re looking for leadership that stands up for their […]

  • Alberta Party: Make Strategic Investments in Healthcare to Improve Service and Reduce Costs

    Alberta Party: Make Strategic Investments in Healthcare to Improve Service and Reduce Costs

    By Greg Clark, leader of the Alberta Party The PCs have made us too dependent on oil… Now they want to raise your taxes and introduce healthcare premiums (which don’t go to healthcare) while they cut healthcare services by $1 billion.  The PCs’ latest budget cuts health spending, while ignoring inflation and the 80,000 people […]

  • Momentum: Brian Jean’s Facebook Tops 10,000 Likes

    Momentum: Brian Jean’s Facebook Tops 10,000 Likes

      CALGARY, AB – Brian Jean’s Facebook page topped 10,000 “likes” Tuesday, making him the most “liked” provincial leader on Facebook by far. In just one month as leader, Jean has skyrocketed to the top in Facebook engagement, passing NDP Leader Rachel Notley and significantly surpassing Jim Prentice. Jean thanked Albertans today for their support, engagement […]

  • NDP would be an “economic disaster” for Alberta energy industry: Senator Doug Black

    NDP would be an “economic disaster” for Alberta energy industry: Senator Doug Black

      Ottawa, April 29, 2015 –The election of an NDP government would be an economic disaster for Alberta and its energy industry says Alberta-elected Senator Doug Black. “If there is one sure way to get rid of the Alberta advantage, it’s to elect an NDP government,” said Senator Doug Black. “Their position on pipelines, royalties […]

  • Reality Check – Wildrose School Fees Promise Doesn’t Add Up

    Reality Check – Wildrose School Fees Promise Doesn’t Add Up

    Issue The Wildrose has re-announced that they would eliminate mandatory school fees Reality Check Brian Jean has repeatedly directed Albertans to page 5 of his platform for details on his plan. That page states that cancelling mandatory school fees would cost $100 million per year. Alberta Education estimates school fees at $193 million per year. […]

  • Alberta Party leader Greg Clark to visit Highwood

    Alberta Party leader Greg Clark to visit Highwood

    Alberta Party leader Greg Clark will join local candidate Joel Windsor in a Meet & Greet HIGH RIVER, AB – Alberta Party leader Greg Clark will be attending a Meet & Greet in High River on May 1, 2015 at 7:00 PM. The Meet & Greet, organized by the Joel Windsor’s campaign, will provide Highwood […]

  • Liberals Question NDP “Yahtzee” Budget Numbers

    Liberals Question NDP “Yahtzee” Budget Numbers

    Calgary, AB – Albertans will be getting poorer under an NDP plan — and that’s according to numbers from the ND’s themselves. According to the NDP budget document, the NDP anticipates raking in an additional $1.1 billion in personal income tax revenue under their tax hike scheme 2015-16. However, that number falls to $730 million in […]

  • Only Wildrose Can Stand Up and Protect Jobs for Alberta: Jean

    Only Wildrose Can Stand Up and Protect Jobs for Alberta: Jean

      CALGARY, AB – (Yesterday), Wildrose Leader Brian Jean delivered an important address in Calgary saying the only way to stop the PC Coalition for Higher Taxes, and the NDP is to vote Wildrose. The speech in full can be read here. “After asking for the trust of Albertans, the PC party has collapsed under the […]

  • Alberta Party: Enter Into a New Partnership with Municipalities

    Alberta Party: Enter Into a New Partnership with Municipalities

    By Greg Clark Stronger municipalities means a stronger Alberta Municipalities provide the majority of services that we use on a daily basis, including water, transit, recreation, fire protection, sewer, policing, roads and parks. Even though municipalities own 60% of all public infrastructure and deliver critical services, they only receive 8 cents of every dollar paid […]

  • Jean Releases Statement on Pipelines

    Jean Releases Statement on Pipelines

    EDMONTON, AB – Saturday, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean released the following statement on NDP Leader Rachel Notley’s comments on Northern Gateway and the Keystone XL pipelines. “Albertans deserve strong leadership that will stand up for Albertans on jobs, growth and long-term prosperity. “We’ve seen this campaign a coalition for higher taxes unite between the NDP […]

  • NDP Promises Keep Adding Up

    NDP Promises Keep Adding Up

    EDMONTON – The NDP platform would increase Alberta’s dependency on oil and gas revenue, costing taxpayers an additional $22 billion over five years with no plan to restrain government spending and no plan to contribute to the Heritage Savings Trust Fund. With more spending as the only NDP solution, Albertans won’t see a balanced budget […]

  • REALITY CHECK: Rachel Notley and Pipelines

    REALITY CHECK: Rachel Notley and Pipelines

    Rachel Notley told the Calgary Herald on Friday that she supports pipelines to get Alberta energy resources to market – where there is a realistic chance of them being built. Here is the relevant portion of the article (Calgary Herald, April 25th): “‘Gateway is not the right decision. I think that there’s just too much […]

  • Paramedics Asked to Pay Out of Pocket for Medical Equipment

    Paramedics Asked to Pay Out of Pocket for Medical Equipment

    CALGARY – A shocking email released Saturday by NDP Leader Rachel Notley, revealed that Paramedics are being asked to fund the purchase of medical equipment by a voluntary payroll deduction. The email, sent to the NDP by a concerned worker, comes from a private foundation and asks paramedics to pay for EMS equipment including basic necessities such as […]