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Notley should help fight a national carbon tax, instead of shilling for one: Wildrose

With Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall saying he absolutely will not sign a national carbon tax agreement at the first minister’s meeting in Ottawa, Premier Rachel Notley should join the fight against a national carbon tax that will devastate Canada’s ability to compete for investment with the rest of the world, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.  

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Sabir must resign, others must be questioned - including Notley - for misleading the Legislature on Serenity: Wildrose

Human Services Minister Irfan Sabir must resign, and other officials, including Premier Rachel Notley, must be heavily questioned, following shocking revelations the government failed to hand over crucial documents to the RCMP around the death of Serenity and then misled the Legislature, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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NDP $9 million carbon tax propaganda totally unacceptable: Wildrose

Albertans are furious to know the NDP government will waste $9 million on carbon tax ads as they are getting ready to pay more for everything, especially gasoline and heating bills, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Notley calling carbon tax an opportunity to 'make better choices' out of touch

New comments from Premier Rachel Notley telling Albertans that they should see the carbon tax as a "tremendous opportunity... to make better choices" shows how out of touch her NDP government is with working Alberta families, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean said today.

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Wildrose proposes terms of reference for special standing committee on children in care

Wildrose has created a proposed set of parameters to create a Select Special Child Intervention Review Committee of the Legislative Assembly and will be asking for unanimous consent of the Legislature for the committee to be formally approved this afternoon, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Alberta plunges in list of best places to invest in oil and gas, NDP policies to blame: Wildrose

With Alberta plunging in a global index that measures the best jurisdictions for companies to invest in oil and gas, the NDP must immediately scrap its massive $3 billion carbon tax and reverse other damaging energy policies, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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NDP creating another roadblock for Alberta teen with rare disease: Wildrose

Following questions in the Alberta Legislature related to funding for a lifesaving drug for Alberta teen Haley Chisholm, it is clear the NDP are unwilling to listen to the health professional who knows Haley’s case best and fund the drug, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Soaring unemployment contradicts NDP claims of improving economy: Wildrose

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.

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Wildrose calls on NDP to immediately implement five-step plan to halt damage to energy sector

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.

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NDP appointees declare battle on Kinder Morgan and Energy East

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.

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Jean statement on pipeline announcements

Today, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean released the following statement on the approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and the denial of the Northern Gateway pipeline:

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NDP block Wildrose motion to study and renegotiate equalization

Last night, members of the NDP government blocked a motion from Wildrose Leader Brian Jean urging the Alberta government to form a position for renegotiating equalization.

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Q2 update shows NDP tax-and-spend plan not working: Wildrose

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.

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Wait times spike under the NDP

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.

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NDP $1.36 billion coal shut down announcement bad news for Alberta

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.
 

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NDP gov't asked for emails to be deleted on PPAs, Wildrose calling for investigation

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.

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NDP power play will raise electricity costs, taxes and hurt families: Wildrose

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.

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Cyr statement calling on AHS to keep Phoenix program for sex offenders open for safer communities

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:

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NDP policies to help suppress drilling activity in 2017: Wildrose

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.

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Wildrose calls for emergency debate on children in care

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.

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