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REALITY CHECK: PCs fail to remember their own school fee numbers

EDMONTON, AB (April 24, 2015): Today, in response to the Wildrose plan to end school fees and lower taxes for families, the PCs said ending mandatory school fees would cost $193 million per year, not $100 million like we said.

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Standing up for families: Wildrose would scrap mandatory school fees

EDMONTON, AB (April 24, 2015): A Wildrose government would put an end to the nickel-and-diming of parents every September by scrapping mandatory school fees in all public, Catholic, and public charter schools, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean announced today.

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Jean presents clear vision for low taxes and balanced budgets in Leaders' Debate

EDMONTON, AB (April 23, 2015): Wildrose Leader Brian Jean presented Alberta voters with a clear alternative for low taxes and balanced budgets against what he called the Coalition for Higher Taxes during tonight’s leader’s debate.

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REALITY CHECK: Prentice ABC promise heavy on rhetoric, light on details

EDMONTON, AB (April 22, 2015): Last week, after facing steep criticism for protecting ABCs from salary disclosure rules and increasing spending while raising the largest tax increase in Alberta’s history, Jim Prentice stumbled out another dithering policy prescription to reduce ABCs by 25 per cent.

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Statement on Wildrose Financial Plan

CALGARY, AB (April 21, 2015): In response to the PCs continued attempts to justify their desperate and outlandish claims about the Wildrose Low-Tax Balanced Budget and Savings Plan, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean made the following statement:

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JUST THE FACTS: PCs No Longer Deserve a Blank Cheque

EDMONTON, AB (April 21, 2015): The latest Prentice PC reversal on their budget comes after strong opposition from Albertans and the Wildrose on the cruel PC plan to increase taxes on charitable donations.

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Standing up for families: free two-hour parking at Alberta hospitals

EDMONTON, AB (April 21, 2015): Today, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean said a Wildrose government would make it mandatory for all hospitals to offer two free hours of parking for visitors, easing the burden Albertans face when they visit loved ones in hospital.

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REALITY CHECK: Prentice endorsed patient wait time Guarantee

EDMONTON, AB (April 20, 2015): In 2006 and 2014, Jim Prentice endorsed expanding patient choice and bringing in a Patient Wait Time Guarantee so that patients aren’t stuck languishing in dangerously long wait times.

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REALITY CHECK: Prentice cleared the way for 2007 Royalty Review

EDMONTON, AB (April 20, 2015): When it came to Ed Stelmach’s disastrous Royalty Review that devastated Alberta’s economy, Industry Minister Jim Prentice was Ed Stelmach’s biggest cheerleader in Ottawa.

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Standing up for patient-centred health and seniors care: Shrinking wait times

EDMONTON, AB (April 20, 2015): Today, the Wildrose announced a commitment to aggressively tackle languishing PC wait times for families and seniors through the Wildrose Wait Time Guarantee.

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REALITY CHECK: Even PC candidates shocked at Prentice's tax on charities

EDMONTON, AB (April 19, 2015): Even PC candidates are firing back at Jim Prentice’s cruel tax on charities.

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Fildebrandt challenges Campbell to debate Wildrose vs. PC fiscal plans

CALGARY, AB (April 19, 2015): Today, Strathmore-Brooks Wildrose candidate Derek Fildebrandt challenged Finance Minister and West-Yellowhead PC candidate Robin Campbell to debate their respective parties’ fiscal plans.

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JUST THE FACTS: Prentice’s PCs are the ones playing games with savings and spending claims

EDMONTON, AB (April 17, 2015): The Prentice PCs are desperate to fool Albertans into thinking the Wildrose plan to balance the budget without raising taxes doesn’t work. 

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Wildrose would establish disaster procurement protocols

HIGH RIVER, AB (April 17, 2015): Wildrose announced its policy on procurement protocols in disaster situations, while also asking the Auditor General to further investigate whether the Prentice PCs awarded a $20M contract to school modular builders that included over $11M in profits.

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Standing Up for Taxpayers: Ending PC Vehicle and Housing Perks

CALGARY, AB (April 16, 2015): Today, the Wildrose pledged to end the outrageous vehicle and housing perks MLAs enjoy, and introduce new rules based on best practices from the private sector and federal government.  

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REALITY CHECK: Prentice PCs All In On $26 Billion Boondoggle

EDMONTON, AB (April  15, 2015): Today, former PC energy and Finance minister Dr. Ted Morton exposed just how irresponsible the North West Upgrader (NWU) deal signed with PC cronies is, saying ,“What began as a low-risk, low-cost project to encourage domestic bitumen upgrading has morphed into a multi-billion dollar boondoggle with high risks for Alberta taxpayers.”

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JUST THE FACTS: PC announcement full of more dithering and soon-to-be broken promises

EDMONTON, AB (April 15, 2015): Today’s announcement from Jim Prentice is just more of the same dithering and broken promises from a tired and out-of-touch PC party.

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Wildrose pledges to reverse Prentice charity tax

AIRDRIE, AB (April 15, 2015): Today, the Wildrose pledged to repeal the mean-spirited Prentice Charity Tax, which directly and negatively impacts Alberta’s most vulnerable people.

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Prentice PCs unload almost $60M in severances over three years

EDMONTON, AB (April 14, 2015): While Jim Prentice will bring in the largest tax hike in Alberta history, the Prentice PCs have unloaded almost $60 million in severances over the past three years, the Wildrose announced today.

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REALITY CHECK: Prentice PC intimidation nothing new

EDMONTON, AB (April 14, 2015): In yet another case of gross politicization and bullying of the public sector, a new investigative report has exposed an ongoing witch hunt for non-PC political volunteers inside the Government of Alberta.

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