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Forsyth statement on AHS' politicized branding report

CALGARY, AB (August 20, 2014): Wildrose Health Critic Heather Forsyth released the following statement on  Alberta Health Services’ (AHS) ‘Image and Reputation Strategy’ document released through a freedom of information request showing the ongoing politicization of Alberta’s health care system.

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PC leader candidates must say no to new tax powers for municipalities: Wilson

CALGARY, AB (August 19, 2014): PC leadership candidates must say no to new taxation powers for municipalities being floated under the Municipal Government Act (MGA) review and immediately implement Wildrose’s 10/10 Community Infrastructure Transfer, Wildrose Municipal Affairs Critic Jeff Wilson said today.

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PCs must put an end to unethical campaign tactics

CALGARY, AB (August 18, 2014): With news of Progressive Conservative (PC) leadership candidate Jim Prentice endorsing the unethical practice of giving away PC memberships, the PC party needs to assure Albertans about the legitimacy of their election process, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Minister Dallas must explain the merits of 'Travel Scout': Fox

EDMONTON, AB (August 15, 2014): Alberta’s International and Intergovernmental Relations (IIR) Minister Cal Dallas must explain how a position like “Travel Scout” could exist under his watch, Wildrose IIR Critic Rod Fox said today.

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Prentice should heed his own words; support public inquiry into government spending abuses

EDMONTON, AB (August 12, 2014): PC leadership frontrunner Jim Prentice's refusal to commit to a public inquiry into government spending abuse ignores his own record of strongly supporting a similar inquiry while a federal cabinet minister,  Wildrose MLA Kerry Towle said today.

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Wildrose calls for public inquiry into government spending abuses

CALGARY, AB (August 8, 2014): Following a damning Auditor General’s report that cast light on the rampant misuse and abuse of tax dollars in the Premier’s Office, Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith is today calling for a full and broad public inquiry into government-wide spending practices to determine whether or not the same kinds of practices are taking place across government.

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Five reasons why Doug Horner must resign

EDMONTON, AB (August 8, 2014): After Auditor General Merwan Saher released his report yesterday, Finance Minister Doug Horner has come under fire for his role in the repeated abuses of Alberta government aircraft by several PC government ministers, MLAs and staff.

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Horner must resign: Wildrose

EDMONTON, AB (August 7, 2014): Premier Dave Hancock must demand the immediate resignation of Finance Minister Doug Horner after today’s Auditor General’s report confirmed unprecedented abuses of government aircraft and other resources under his watch.

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Wildrose Opens Five New Nominations

EDMONTON, AB (August 6, 2014): Wildrose is pleased to announce that nominations are now officially open in five more constituencies. These constituencies are:

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Seven questions Horner has to answer: Smith

EDMONTON, AB (July 30, 2014): The Wildrose Official Opposition is calling on PC Finance Minister Doug Horner to account for the role he played in enabling Premier Alison Redford's flagrant abuse of government aircraft.

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Danielle Smith statement on Eid al-Fitr

EDMONTON, AB (July 28, 2014): Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith issued the following statement on Eid al-Fitr:

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Freeze lifted: PCs end three-year wage freeze for senior managers after just one year

EDMONTON, AB (July 28, 2014): The PC government has prematurely ended its promised three-year wage freeze on senior government officials, rubber-stamping a 7% pay hike for deputy ministers and other political appointees that will see them earn nearly $300,000 a year by 2016.

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Vogelzang must step down from board position after news of alleged illegal donations: Forsyth

CALGARY, AB (July 24, 2014): To protect the integrity of the Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA), John Vogelzang needs to step down from his board position after news of his alleged illegal donations made to the governing PC party, Wildrose Health Critic Heather Forsyth said today.

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SSRP needs work and review to meet environmental and economic goals for southern Alberta

EDMONTON, AB (July 23, 2014): The final copy of the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan (SSRP) released today remains too complex, too intrusive into the property rights of landowners and will be rigorously reviewed by the Wildrose to ensure Alberta is meeting the increasing conservation and economic growth for the region, Wildrose Environment Critic Shayne Saskiw said today.

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Public Interest Commissioner findings point to broken whistleblower legislation and health care system: Wildrose

EDMONTON, AB (July 22, 2014): Failure to disclose a $75,000 sole-source contract conflict of interest by a senior executive at Alberta Health Services (AHS) is further evidence of broken legislation governing whistleblowers and our health care system, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Wildrose Announces 4 Candidates

CALGARY, AB (July 18, 2014): Wildrose is pleased to announce candidates in four constituencies across Alberta. These candidates are:

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Putting Victims First: Protecting the rights of victims and keeping criminals off our streets

EDMONTON, AB (July 17, 2014): A Wildrose government would expand the use of GPS monitoring on violent criminals, introduce a provincial Victims’ Bill of Rights, crack down on white collar crime,  proclaim the Mandatory Reporting of Child Pornography Act and target child abuse, child exploitation and child pornography, the Wildrose Official Opposition announced today.

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Towle statement on changes to publication bans for children in care

EDMONTON, AB (July 16, 2014): Today, Wildrose Human Services Critic Kerry Towle released the following statement following changes to publication bans for children who died under provincial care:

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Chronic delays in DRP funding hurting Medicine Hat residents: Pedersen

MEDICINE HAT, AB (July 11, 2014): Continuous delays and mismanagement from Alberta’s Disaster Recovery Program (DRP) is leaving 2013 flood victims feeling abandoned and in financial distress, MLA Blake Pedersen said today.

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PCs must stop interfering with FOIP requests

THREE HILLS, AB (July 10, 2014): Reports that FOIP documents being returned with the message “records do not exist” are dramatically increasing serve as further evidence the PC government is continuing to compromise the integrity of the Freedom of Information and Privacy (FOIP) process in Alberta, Wildrose Service Alberta Critic Bruce Rowe said Today.

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