Category: Politics

  • Prentice campaign demands retraction from Wildrose

    (Calgary) The latest allegations from Danielle Smith and the Wildrose in their news release (last week) are further proof that they are simply not ready to be in government. Jim Prentice resigned all of his corporate board positions including Canadian Pacific Railway, and took an unpaid leave of absence from his position at CIBC prior […]

  • Baird: 'Hamas Not Interested in Peace'

    Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “As the Israeli cabinet approved a ceasefire that would have ended eight days of hostilities, Hamas rejected it without a second thought. This proves Hamas has no interest in peace. “We have long believed that innocent Palestinian people living in Gaza deserve far better than […]

  • Wild Rose Country Should Stay

    Submitted by MLA Pat Stier Wild Rose Country. As Albertans, we’ve proudly worn this slogan on our licence plates for decades. We identify with it. And when we travel across this country and continent, we’re proud to be identified with our famous symbol. Recently, Albertans were shocked to learn the government would be redesigning our licence plates, and […]

  • Caring for Our Seniors, Children & the Vulnerable: More for Homecare, AISH Recipients

    Caring for Our Seniors, Children & the Vulnerable: More for Homecare, AISH Recipients

    RED DEER, AB – A Wildrose government would invest an additional $50 million in homecare, strengthen the Assisted Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program and keep Red Deer’s Michener Centre open, the Wildrose Official Opposition announced. The commitments are just part of Moving Alberta Forward: Caring for our Seniors, Children and the Vulnerable – […]

  • Prentice Will Foster Local Autonomy and Improve Delivery in Health Care

    Prentice Will Foster Local Autonomy and Improve Delivery in Health Care

    Calgary – Albertans are seeking a leader who will respect and foster more local autonomy, local decision-making and local governance – all with a view to improving health care outcomes, said PC Leadership Candidate Jim Prentice at a speech this afternoon. “In terms of health care, my plan for action begins from the belief that […]

  • Ric McIver Outlines Proposed Changes to PCAA Policy

    Ric McIver Outlines Proposed Changes to PCAA Policy

    Calgary, July 2, 2014 – A Ric McIver government will introduce much-needed changes to the PC Alberta structure to re-connect the party’s grassroots and elected members with the Premier’s Office if elected leader of the PC Party and Premier of Alberta. “My bosses in the PC party have told me loud and clear that they […]

  • Ric McIver Outlines Alberta-Made Labour Force Policy

    Ric McIver Outlines Alberta-Made Labour Force Policy

    Edmonton – If elected leader of the PC Party and Premier, a Ric McIver government will immediately take steps to create a made-in-Alberta labour force policy that keeps our province running as the economic engine of Canada. After visiting with the owner of a local car wash this morning, Ric McIver announced a three-point plan […]

  • Prentice will re-prioritize infrastructure to build schools for growing population

    Prentice will re-prioritize infrastructure to build schools for growing population

    Edmonton – Alberta must build more schools to ensure the growing number of students in our province have access to high quality education, said PC Leadership Candidate Jim Prentice at a speech this morning. “I have talked with parents across our province and I am constantly hearing the same issue; Alberta doesn’t have enough schools […]

  • PM Welcomed Signature of Historic EU-Ukraine Association Agreement

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper welcomed the signing of the remaining chapters of the European Union (EU)-Ukraine Association Agreement in Brussels, Belgium, on Friday. These chapters provide for a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area between the EU and Ukraine. He also welcomed the signature of EU Association Agreements with Moldova and Georgia and the granting […]

  • Ric McIver issues statement on the need for new and modernized schools in Alberta

    Ric McIver issues statement on the need for new and modernized schools in Alberta

    “(Wednesday night) I was at a forum for PC leadership candidates and the Calgary Association of Parents and School Councils. We heard a great deal about the need for new and modernized schools to meet the needs of Alberta’s growing population. One of my fellow candidates – who didn’t attend the forum – made a […]

  • Macleod Riding Remains Conservative

    Macleod Riding Remains Conservative

    Elections Canada has reported the following Preliminary Results (as of 1am, July 1st) in the Macleod Riding By-Election: Green Party – Larry Ashmore: 1,042 or 5.8 % Conservative – John Barlow: 12,394 or 68.8 % NDP – Aileen Burke: 766 or 4.2 % Liberal – Dustin Fuller: 3,062 or 17.0 % Christian Heritage Party -David Reimer: […]