With unemployment in Alberta soaring to the highest level it’s been since 1994, the NDP government needs to take the blinders off and reverse many of its risky economic decisions, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.
Today, the Wildrose Official Opposition released five steps that include calling on the NDP government to put forward a series of amendments and to repeal legislation that will negatively impact Alberta’s energy sector.
Chief NDP oil sands advisors need to be publicly reprimanded and fired for threatening to fund expensive legal battles and do “whatever it takes” to block Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.
Today’s second quarter fiscal update shows that spending and tax increases, record borrowing and a crippled economy continue to scare investment away from Alberta’s economy, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.
A new report from the Fraser Institute released this week shows Alberta’s wait times for key procedures continue to balloon, leaving patients lagging in dangerous situations, Wildrose Shadow Health Minister Drew Barnes said today.
Today’s coal shut down announcement means more bad news for communities across Alberta and comes with a whopping price tag of $1.1 billion that only reflects part of the price that will be paid by Albertans, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.
Today, Wildrose is calling for an investigation into the NDP government after documents released under freedom of information show an explicit attempt to delete emails related to ENMAX returning its Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to the Balancing Pool.
Today’s changes to a capacity based electricity market announced by the NDP government will mean higher costs for families through both their power bills and taxes, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.
Wildrose Shadow Justice Minister Scott Cyr today released the following statement calling on Alberta Health Services and Alberta Justice to reverse the decision to cancel the Phoenix program, the gold standard for sex offender treatment:
The 2017 drilling forecast from the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) shows that NDP policies are helping to suppress drilling rig activity in Alberta, and will continue to do so in 2017, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.
Today, Wildrose is calling for an emergency debate in the legislature on the state of Alberta’s child welfare program following disturbing reports of the death of a child in care released by the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate.
Today, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean will be introducing Motion 509 in the Legislature demanding the NDP government take action to study equalization fairness and carve out Alberta’s position before the next round of negotiations that begin in 2018.
A new report from the City of Edmonton shows a carbon tax will take $5 million away from essential municipal services to help finance massive new spending under the NDP government, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.
A new Fraser Institute Report confirms that fiscal mismanagement by the former PC and current NDP government worsened an already difficult economic situation, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.
For the sake of Alberta’s economy, the NDP government needs to clearly state it will not set a dangerous precedent by rewriting old power agreements through legislation, Wildrose Shadow Electricity & Renewables Minister Don MacIntyre said today.
With a new report from Food Banks Canada showing a staggering increase in food bank use across the province, the NDP government needs to scrap its carbon tax that will make a bad situation worse for charities and food banks, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.