Crime is rising across our province. In 2015 alone, it went up 18 per cent across Alberta, including a 12 per cent rise in violent crimes.
And now trials of accused criminals are being stayed because of mismanagement and a lack of resources in our courts. […]
Monday’s provincial announcement of $600,000 in grant funding for climate literacy programs did not sit well with the Wildrose, with the opposition party calling the spending “an offensive waste of Albertans’ money that will be used to further the government’s out-of-touch carbon tax agenda.”
Cardston-Taber-Warner MLA Grant Hunter will introduce a private member’s bill that would legislate a one-for-one rule on new government regulations on businesses. If passed, for each new business regulation the government adds, one must be removed. […]
The Wildrose charged the NDP government of “pulling a fast one on the taxpayers of Alberta” Tuesday. A day after the government announced a series of consultations on the 2017-2018 budget, the Wildrose argue the budget consults are simply “campaign-style meetings that are invite-only for NDP friends,” something the Wildrose believe the NDP party should be paying for. […]
The province announced Wednesday it would extend the tuition freeze for the 2-17-2018 academic year, allowing the government to work with stakeholders to review the tuition and fee model in Alberta.
The province estimates 250,000 full- and part-time students and apprentices will save approximately $16 million a year though the freeze on tuition and fees. […]