New docs show NDP Justice Department interfering in FOIP requests

New documents released by Wildrose today show how the Justice Department is interfering in FOIP requests across government.

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Unity discussion group releases statement on progress of unity discussions

Today, the Unity Discussion Group issued a joint statement on the progress of discussions between Wildrose and PC representatives working towards a single unity framework to be approved by the membership of both parties:

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Privacy Commissioner to investigate NDP for deleting sensitive PPA emails: Wildrose

The Privacy Commissioner has announced an investigation into the NDP government deleting emails related to Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) after a request from Wildrose Shadow Electricity Minister Don MacIntyre, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Continuing care placement for seniors continues to fall under the NDP: Wildrose

A new report from AHS outlines how Alberta seniors are facing long waits to find continuing care placement under the NDP government, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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NDP fail to listen to Albertans on call to extend labour consultation review: van Dijken

Today, Wildrose Shadow Jobs Minister Glenn van Dijken released the following statement on the NDP government failing to extend consultations on the labour review:

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Library of Parliament confirms NDP carbon tax means hundreds of millions in new revenue for Ottawa

new report released from the Library of Parliament shows Albertans will be sending hundreds of millions to Ottawa under the NDP carbon tax because of increased GST revenues, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today. 

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NDP admit they don't include carbon tax expenses in spending growth calculations: Fildebrandt

Today during budget debate, Finance Minister Joe Ceci admitted the NDP government is deliberately hiding the costs of the carbon tax and expenses under the ‘Climate Leadership Plan’ when calculating annual spending increases.

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Opposition parties and business community urge government to extend labour consultations

Today, the Wildrose and Progressive Conservative caucuses stood with representatives from Alberta’s business community to call for the NDP government to extend and enhance the consultation process in its review of the Labour Relations and Employment Standards Codes.   

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Jean statement on Easter

Today, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean released the following statement on Easter:

 

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Jean statement on Vaisakhi

Today, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean released the following statement in honour of the start of Vaisakhi, the holiest day in the Sikh calendar:

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Jean statement on passing of sexual assault training motion

Today, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean released the following statement on the passing of his motion on sexual assault training:

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Wildrose invokes spirit of cooperation for sex assault training in Ottawa, urges support for motion

Wildrose Leader Brian Jean is using the example of cooperation between Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair in Ottawa as an example for what he hopes will happen with his motion on sexual assault training for judges and lawyers this afternoon, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Wildrose calls on NDP to extend and enhance consultation process for labour review

With Alberta businesses on edge, the NDP government must immediately extend the shockingly short consultation period for their labour review that is being rushed through before changes to the labour code and employment standards are announced, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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After Crowns fib, NDP can't be trusted to tell the truth on free trade deal: Wildrose

The NDP government needs to be clear with Albertans about what other parts of the Canada Free Trade Agreement it doesn't plan on honouring after Postmedia revealed how the government lobbied aggressively to give notice of its intent to create a new Crown – but then told Albertans they didn’t actually mean it, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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NDP must outline cost of new Crown corporation: Wildrose

The NDP government must outline the cost of the new Crown corporation it committed to creating in the new Canada Free Trade Agreement, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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NDP RFP for Ecofitt violates spirit of law banning door-to-door energy sales: Wildrose

Information from the request for proposal (RFP) that was awarded to Ontario-based Ecofitt to install light bulbs in people’s homes shows the program is in direct contradiction to the NDP government’s ban on door-to-door sales from energy companies, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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NDP Cabinet has no clue it signed up for new Crown Corporation

Today in Question Period, NDP Infrastructure & Transportation Minister Brian Mason indignantly denied that Alberta is creating a new Crown Corporation for procurement of infrastructure.  

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NDP should support motion to mandate sexual assault training: Wildrose

The NDP government should support a forthcoming motion by Wildrose Leader Brian Jean to ensure new judges have completed specific training and current judges and lawyers in Alberta have adequate ongoing training on the current state of the law with regard to any crime of a sexual nature, and myths and stereotypes associated with sexual assault, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Phillips misled Albertans on why Ecofitt was chosen, program's true cost: Wildrose

New information shows Environment & Parks Minister Shannon Phillips misled Albertans when she said Ecofitt was chosen as the company to install new taxpayer-funded light bulbs in people’s homes because they were “the lowest cost provider,” the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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New docs show impact of carbon tax on seniors' facilities and non-profits: Wildrose

Today,  Wildrose released new documents showing that under the NDP government’s carbon tax, housing management boards are hiking costs for residents, while non-profits, seniors’ facilities and social housing projects are struggling with rising costs they are not able to pass on.

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