AG report outlines NDP waste, mishandling of expenses in Advanced Education

Today’s Auditor General (AG) report shows how the NDP used the ministry of Advanced Education to pad caucus-related costs and a repeated failure to protect taxpayers, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Ceci needs to release data shared with credit agencies: Fildebrandt

Today, Wildrose Shadow Finance Minister Derek Fildebrandt demanded NDP Finance Minister Joe Ceci release the same details to the public that credit agencies are asking Alberta's government to share with them, and full details of how much debt the government will incur by 2024.

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Jean and Yao release statement marking one year since Fort McMurray evacuation

Today, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean and Wildrose Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo MLA Tany Yao released the following joint statement marking one year since Fort McMurray was evacuated due to wildfires:

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Ceci's homework assignment late: Fildebrandt

Credit rating agencies have told NDP Finance Minister Joe Ceci to provide more information before they make a decision on updating Alberta’s credit rating, leaving the minister with homework to do - homework that is already a year late, and has already led to four credit downgrades, Wildrose Shadow Finance Minister Derek Fildebrandt said.

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Despite 'ban', Notley's chief oilsands advisor campaigning against Alberta in B.C. election

Barely weeks after Premier Rachel Notley promised NDP government staff wouldn’t help their friends in the BC election, her self-appointed and taxpayer funded chief oilsands advisor Tzeporah Berman is now busy campaigning for the anti-pipeline BC NDP, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Premier Notley shirking responsibility by repeatedly skipping out on QP: Wildrose

A worrying trend has been established by Premier Rachel Notley that sees her regularly skipping out on Question Period (QP), one of the key opportunities to hold the NDP government to account, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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NDP refuse to commit to fixed election period

Today, the NDP government refused to commit in Question Period to abide by Alberta’s fixed election period legislation, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today. 

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Cyr statement on Bill 202 passing third reading

Wildrose MLA for Bonnyville – Cold Lake Scott Cyr today released the following statement following his private member’s Bill 202, Protecting Victims of Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images Act passing third reading in the Legislature:

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Alberta's GDP plunged in 2016, oil and gas takes big hit

New data from Stats Canada shows how the NDP government has made a bad situation worse with Alberta’s gross domestic product (GDP) plunging 3.8 per cent in 2016, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Flight logs show only two airtankers devoted to battling Fort McMurray fire day before evacuation

Today, the Wildrose Official Opposition revealed new information showing only two airtankers were devoted to the Fort McMurray fire on the day before evacuation, and called on the NDP government to explain what happened and reassure Albertans response strategies have been fixed.

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Loewen to introduce Motion to improve wetland reclamation

On Monday, Wildrose Shadow Environment & Parks Minister Todd Loewen will introduce a motion to improve reclamation efforts where development disturbs or removes a wetland, requires fill soil or is designed to store water for industrial use. 

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Minister's dithering on unharvested crops starting to hurt farmers: Schneider

The NDP government’s ongoing mismanagement of Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) has meant constant delays and economic hardship for farmers across Alberta who have the potential to lose over 960,000 acres of harvestable cropland, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Panda statement on NAFTA

Today, Wildrose Shadow Economic Development & Trade Minister Prasad Panda released the following statement on looming North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations:

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Removing barriers and improving stewardship, Wildrose releases plan for Alberta fisheries

Strengthening environmental land and water protection, ending bad practices, and improving access to Alberta’s fisheries highlight the Wildrose Plan for Alberta Fisheries released today by Wildrose Shadow Environment & Parks Minister Todd Loewen.

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Jean statement on U.S. lumber tariffs

Today, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean released the following statement on the United States announcing tariffs on softwood lumber:

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Fildebrandt responds to Ceci statement on public-sector bargaining

Today, Wildrose Shadow Finance Minister Derek Fildebrandt released the following statement on Finance Minister Joe Ceci’s position on public-sector bargaining:

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NDP government needs to properly support farmers impacted by lost and unharvestable crops

With hundreds of thousands of acres lost or unused from the 2016 harvest, it’s time for the NDP government to begin to properly support the farmers impacted, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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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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