Hanson statement on Wildfire Public Survey

Today, Wildrose Shadow Minister for Disaster Recovery and Emergency Preparedness Dave Hanson released the following statement about the Government of Alberta’s Wildfire Public Survey and the unacceptably small window of time for public feedback:

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Yao statement on 2016 fentanyl statistics

Wildrose Shadow Health Minister Tany Yao today released the following statement on the 343 fatal drug overdoses related to fentanyl in Alberta in 2016:

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NDP spending even more on carbon tax propaganda with new grant program: Wildrose

The NDP government’s new $600,000 climate literacy and education grant is an offensive waste of Albertans’ money that will be used to further the government’s out-of-touch carbon tax agenda, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Nixon statement on NDP MLAs demanding more office space

Today, Wildrose MLA Jason Nixon released the following statement on members of the NDP government demanding more “meeting space” in Calgary at today’s members' services committee:

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Timely release of Fentanyl statistics crucial to combat crisis: Wildrose

The NDP government must address serious shortfalls in data reporting related to the fentanyl crisis that has led to a data vacuum being created, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Child intervention review panel must adopt transparency

The NDP government must increase transparency and accountability at the child intervention review panel, Wildrose Shadow Human Services Minister Jason Nixon said today.

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Pay raises at AHS would be a slap in the face to struggling Albertans: Wildrose

The possibility of pay raises for union employees at AHS can only be described as a slap in the face to struggling Albertans, and the NDP must now draw a line in the sand and freeze public sector salaries, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Phillips should immediately retract inaccurate statements about Alberta's air quality: Wildrose

Environment Minister Shannon Phillips should immediately retract misleading statements she made about Alberta’s air quality and apologize for using these statements to alarm Albertans and impose far-left policies the NDP never campaigned on, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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NDP fails to meet modest health care goals

A new report from Alberta Health Services (AHS) shows the NDP government is continuing to support an expensive healthcare system that is failing to deliver results, the Wildrose Offical Opposition said today.

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Weak NDP government town hall leaves Albertans with more questions than answers: Wildrose

The NDP government owes Albertans more after using its budget town hall Tuesday to recycle talking points, repeat buzzwords and dole out non-answers to citizens who were seeking real engagement, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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NDP needs to explain removal of spiritual care position

Today, Wildrose Shadow Seniors, Housing & Mental Health Minister Mark Smith and Wildrose Shadow Health Minister Tany Yao called on Health Minister Sarah Hoffman to explain the AHS decision to remove a specialized spiritual care coordinator position at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.

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Education Minister should provide transparency on curriculum rewrite expert working groups, release names

The Education Minister should explain why he has chosen to conduct the NDP government’s curriculum overhaul under a cloak of secrecy and has hidden the names of those in the expert working groups, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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NDP must hold open houses, expand timeline for feedback on changes to Castle Region: Stier

The NDP government must show it supports consultation by holding open houses and expanding the timeline for public feedback on the Castle Provincial Park and Castle Wildlands Provincial Park Management Plans from 60 to 120 days, Wildrose Livingstone-Macleod MLA Pat Stier said today.  

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NDP should work with feds to find a solution for Hayley Chisholm: Wildrose

The NDP government should work with the federal government to get a better price for the drug Soliris, so Hayley Chisholm and any other Canadians affected by her rare kidney disease can receive the timely treatment they need, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Out-of-control spending, not low oil prices, to blame for broken balance sheet: Wildrose

The NDP government should immediately take steps to reduce spending following the release of a new report that confirms out-of-control spending, not low oil prices, is to blame for the province’s broken balance sheet, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Jean statement on Keystone XL approval

Today, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean released the following statement on U.S. President Donald Trump approving the Keystone XL pipeline:

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Wildrose to propose one-for-one bill for red tape reduction

Cardston-Taber-Warner MLA Grant Hunter will introduce a private member’s bill that aims to reduce red tape and improve business confidence by legislating a one-for-one rule on new regulations in government, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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Small cabinet shuffle sees troubling continuation of Sabir

Former Human Services Minister Irfan Sabir should have been removed during a small Cabinet shuffle today, not rewarded for his bad behaviour, Wildrose Leader Brian Jean said today.

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Failure of Ontario coal phase out shows danger of NDP plan

A new report from the Fraser Institute concerning the failure of Ontario’s coal phase out serves as a warning to the NDP government, the Wildrose Offficial Opposition said today.

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Vague bureaucratic grading system hurting students, parents

The province should consider guidelines for grading systems for Alberta students that require the use of percentage grades for older students, the Wildrose Official Opposition said today.

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