The NDP Official Opposition is calling on the UCP government to provide rental support of $300 per month for eligible households with no dependents, and $500 per month for eligible households with dependents. […]
Both Premier Jason Kenney and NDP Opposition Environment Critic Marlin Schmidt expressed their appreciation for the federal government’s energy stimulus package announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday morning.
Citing new data they obtained from Statistics Canada, the NDP Official Opposition say 254,000 Albertans had their income reduced to zero in March. The NDP says the Stats Canada figures indicate 137,000 Albertans are technically still employed; however, they have had their hours reduced to zero, bringing the total number of Albertans who have lost income to 254,000.
Shortly after Premier Jason Kenney announced increasing capital spending to $1.9 billion to speed up the province’s capital plan to put Albertan’s back to work, Official Opposition Leader Rachel Notley put forward the NDP suggestion for helping Alberta’s small businesses… […]
The NDP Official Opposition called on the provincial government Tuesday to immediately provide a centralized response with hazard pay for workers in seniors facilities, priority access to PPE, and stress tests for facility operators’ pandemic plans in response to the rising number of fatalities in Calgary’s McKenzie Towne. To date, 11 of Alberta’s 24 deaths have been at this specific long-term care facility. […]
With UCP budget measures taking effect Apr. 1, the NDP are calling our the government and Health Minister Tyler Shandro for disregarding pleas to halt healthcare cuts until the COVID-19 pandemic is contained. […]
Premier Jason Kenney has been called on by the NDP staff and parents to reverse a $128-million cut to Alberta’s schools announced by press release Saturday afternoon. The Official Opposition charge that the cuts will force more than 20,000 layoffs and remove critical support to students when the NDP say they are most needed. […]
Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley is calling on Premier Jason Kenney to fire Health Minister Tyler Shandro after allegations were made that the Minister confronted and berated a neighbour over a shared social media post. The allegations were reported Friday by the CBC. […]
The NDP is calling on the UCP government to immediately ban evictions in the province, saying Albertans need legislated protection from being evicted for inability to pay their rent during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]
Government House Leader Jason Nixon laid out the government’s plans to address the immediate health needs of Albertans Monday, including several motions that will expedite the passing of Budget 2020 Bills 5 and 6 and allow for evening sittings to occur to speed up the progress of these important pieces of legislation. […]