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Time to send the PCs a message: Wildrose kicks off campaign for by-election race in Calgary-Foothills

CALGARY, AB (September 30, 2014): Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith officially kicked off the Calgary-Foothills by-election today by introducing Wildrose candidate Kathy Macdonald and delivering a clear call to action for constituents: It's time to send the PCs a message.

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Just the Facts - Prentice Friends get rich off Alberta taxpayers

Jim Prentice, the new PC Premier and candidate for Calgary-Foothills, promised he would restore trust in the provincial government and would end sweetheart deals and sole sourced contracts, he said that “qualifications not connections” would be the criteria, but those rules clearly don’t apply where his friends are concerned.

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Scrapping long-term care cuts not enough, more nursing beds needed

EDMONTON, AB (September 26, 2014): Premier Jim Prentice must immediately commit to adding more long-term care capacity in order to avoid an emergency room crisis, Wildrose Seniors Critic Kerry Towle and Health Critic Heather Forsyth said today. 

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Send the PCs a message: Wildrose kicks off campaign for by-election race in Edmonton-Whitemud

Edmonton, AB (September 26, 2014): Today, Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith officially kicked off the upcoming Edmonton-Whitemud by-election by introducing Wildrose candidate Tim Grover and delivering a clear call to action: It's time to send the PCs a message.

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Barnes statement on the opening of the Dr. Roy Wilson learning centre

MEDICINE HAT, AB (September 26, 2014): Today, Cypress-Medicine Hat MLA Drew Barnes released the following statement on the grand opening of the Dr. Roy Wilson Learning Centre:

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More of the same: Prentice 'absolutely examining' a provincial sales tax

AIRDRIE, AB (September 25, 2014): Premier Jim Prentice must immediately explain comments by one of his new cabinet ministers indicating he is seriously considering a provincial sales tax, Wildrose Finance Critic Rob Anderson said today.

 

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More of the same: Prentice misses the mark on accountability: Anderson

AIRDRIE, AB (September 24, 2014): Premier Jim Prentice’s pledges on accountability are weak and vague, and amount to more of the same, Wildrose Finance Critic Rob Anderson said today.

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Time to send the PCs a message: Wildrose kicks off campaign for by-election race in Calgary-Elbow

CALGARY, AB (September 24, 2014): Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith officially kicked off the upcoming Calgary-Elbow by-election today by introducing Wildrose candidate Col. John Fletcher and delivering a clear call to action for constituents: It's time to send the PCs a message.

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More of the same: More talk, no action on rural health care in Alberta

CALGARY, AB (September 23, 2014): With numerous studies on the challenges in Alberta health care, patients do not need more reviews and panels, they need concrete action to improve access to the system and quality of care, Wildrose Health Critic Heather Forsyth said today.

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Statement from Bruce McAllister on starter school announcement

CHESTERMERE, AB (September 22, 2014): Today, Wildrose Education Critic Bruce McAllister released the following statement on Premier Jim Prentice’s decision to build four new starter schools in Calgary:

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Towle statement on Michener Centre remaining open

RED DEER, AB (September 19, 2014): Wildrose Human Services and Seniors Critic Kerry Towle released the following statement today following news that the Michener Centre in Red Deer will remain open:

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New Education Minister more of the same: Putting bureaucrats ahead of students

CALGARY, AB (September 18, 2014): Education Minister Gordon Dirks chose bureaucrats over students when, as a Calgary Board of Education trustee, he led the push for a $285-million headquarters for the CBE, diverting badly needed funds away from the classroom, Wildrose Education Critic Bruce McAllister said today.

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Wildrose Announces 5 Candidates

CALGARY, AB (September 12, 2014): Wildrose is pleased to announce candidates in five constituencies across Alberta. These candidates are:

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Prentice begins Premiership with more of the same: more patronage appointments and broken promises

CALGARY, AB (September 17, 2014): After promising to put an end to appointments for political insiders, Premier Jim Prentice has shown he is just more of the same, appointing friends to senior, high-paying government positions with no competitive application process, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Selling the fleet long overdue, time to start real crack down on government travel: Wildrose

CALGARY, AB (September 16, 2014): Selling the provincial air fleet meets the bare minimum of the tough uphill challenge Premier Jim Prentice faces in taking on his scandal plagued PC government while more needs to be done to crack down on the culture of entitlement surrounding government travel, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Prentice's cabinet marked by more of the same: Wildrose

CALGARY, AB (September 15, 2014): Despite Premier Jim Prentice promising “generational change”, his new cabinet is more of the same, filled with former Redford ministers mired in scandal and unelected individuals in charge of portfolios responsible for over $25 billion in provincial spending, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Statement by Danielle Smith on the resignation of Premier Dave Hancock

HIGH RIVER, AB (September 12, 2014): Today, Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith released the following statement on the resignation of Premier Dave Hancock:

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More to be done on chronic disease management: Towle

CALGARY, AB (September 9, 2014): The latest Auditor General report investigating the management of chronic diseases shows there still remain much needed improvements needed to guarantee quality care to patients living with these conditions, Wildrose MLA Kerry Towle said today.

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Wildrose calls on Prentice to treat Albertans with integrity and respect - call by-election in vacant riding

AIRDRIE, AB (September 9, 2014): Premier-designate Jim Prentice must do the right thing and keep his promise to do things differently and to operate with the utmost of integrity and respect for the taxpayer by immediately calling a by-election in the vacant seat of Calgary-Elbow and run there, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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80 minute wait time for ambulance a sign of a broken health care system: Bikman

LETHBRIDGE, AB (September 9, 2014): Immediate improvements must be made to Alberta’s ambulance dispatch system after a Stirling teen was forced to wait 80 minutes after suffering severe head trauma, Wildrose MLA Gary Bikman said today.

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