NDP budget sets the stage for more credit downgrades: Wildrose

The NDP government’s budget is already raising alarms and drawing warnings from major credit agencies, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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NDP budget a debt-fueled disaster for families with more of the same failed policies

The NDP budget is a debt-fueled disaster packed with higher taxes and more of the same economic policies that will cost families and hurt Alberta’s prosperity for generations to come, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Someone should be fired for carbon rebate clawbacks on grieving families: Wildrose

Someone in the NDP government should be fired, after reports showed how grieving families who've lost loved ones are being pestered to pay back carbon tax rebates, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Wildrose releases 2017 budget recommendations: 3-part vision back to a balanced budget

Today, the Wildrose Official Opposition released its 2017 Pre-Budget Recommendations: a 3-Part Vision Back to Balanced Budget that includes an immediate $2.6 billion reduction in government spending and a new Fiscal Reform Commission to reduce government expenditures, balance the budget and maximize economic growth. 

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Cyr unveils details about private member's bill, warns a picture lasts forever

Today, Wildrose Bonnyville-Cold Lake MLA Scott Cyr released details for Bill 202, the Protecting Victims of Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images Act, which, if passed, would be a tool victims can use to seek damages for harm done as a result of the sharing of intimate images.

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Hoffman should apologize for calling Albertans sewer rats

Today, the Wildrose Official Opposition called on Deputy Premier Sarah Hoffman to apologize for saying Wildrose supporters are “sewer rats”.

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NDP government needs to come clean on labour changes: van Dijken

Today, Wildrose Shadow Jobs & Labour Minister Glenn van Dijken released the following statement on the NDP government’s request for public input on Alberta’s labour legislation:

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Jean statement on NDP voting down Bill 201

Today, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean released the following statement on the NDP government voting against Bill 201, the Justice System Accountability Act:

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Cyr highlights spikes in rural crime

Today in Question Period, Wildrose Bonnyville–Cold Lake MLA Scott Cyr highlighted concerning RCMP statistics from the Cold Lake detachment regarding rising rates of crime in his riding, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.  

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Panda statement on Holi

Today, Wildrose Calgary-Foothills MLA Prasad Panda released the following statement on Holi:

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Jean motion would lead to a reduction in wait times for Albertans

On Monday, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean will present a Motion for debate in the Legislature urging the government to immediately act to reduce wait times for patients suffering across the health care system, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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AIMCo CEO kept in dark about significant changes to AIMCo: Wildrose

Testimony at the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund committee has revealed that while the NDP government pushed ahead with significant changes to the Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), those changes were made without consultation with or the blessing of AIMCo’s CEO, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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NDP plan to pull resources from serious crimes must be reversed: Wildrose

A new protocol issued from the NDP government encouraging Alberta prosecutors to triage resources away from violent crimes is wrong and should be reversed immediately, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Aheer statement on International Women's Day

Wildrose Shadow Status of Women Minister Leela Aheer today released the following statement in recognition of International Women’s Day:

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NDP government needs to stop ignoring central Alberta hospitals

This week, Wildrose MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka Ron Orr called on the NDP government to make central Alberta hospitals a priority.

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Public Affairs Bureau and Executive Council officials evade tough questions at Public Accounts Committee

Following appearances by senior officials within the Public Affairs Bureau and Executive Council, Albertans are left with more questions about what taxpayer money is being used to promote, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Holding the justice system accountable, Jean announces Bill 201

With crime rates making dramatic spikes across Alberta, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean’s Bill 201 the Justice System Accountability Act will remove the cloak of secrecy and demand accountability from a justice system that is forcing victims to wait too long and even allowing accused criminals to walk because of chronic delays, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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NDP carbon tax corporate welfare to Ontario Ecofitt bad news for Albertans

Today, the Wildrose Official Opposition called on the government to justify hiring Ontario-based Ecofitt to receive and spend tens of millions of tax dollars to install light bulbs, power bars and low flow shower heads.

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NDP throne speech is more of the same tired and failed economic agenda

Today’s Throne Speech from the NDP government is more of the same tired and failed agenda that has led to one of the worst economic records in Alberta’s history and has left Albertans struggling after two straight years of massive tax hikes in the midst of recession, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Stier statement on expanded timeline for Castle feedback

Today, Wildrose Livingstone-MacLeod MLA Pat Stier released the following statement about the NDP government expanding the timeline for public feedback on major changes to the Castle region by 30 days instead of the 60 days Wildrose had asked for:  

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