Yesterday, Elections Alberta released Third Quarter results representing the July to September fundraising totals for the province’s political parties. New Democrats topped the list by raising $425,437.90 in that three month period, more than the Wildrose ($330,666.45) and Progressive Conservatives ($48,209.16) combined.Share
Alberta’s NDP has written to the Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, and asked him to investigate fundraising activities by Jason Kenney and Unite Alberta that they believe to be in contravention of the Elections Financial Contributions and Disclosures Act.Share
Jason Kenney has announced he will be returning from Ottawa to make a leadership bid for the PCs. New Democrats believe that Kenney’s record makes him the perfect candidate to lead the party that Albertans rejected at the polls one year ago.Share
On March 3, I celebrated eight years of representing Edmonton-Strathcona as their MLA. Little did I know back then that our small caucus of two would grow to become the government and have the opportunity to implement policies Alberta New Democrats have championed for years: sustainable environmental policy, safe and caring education, farm worker safety, fair corporate and income taxes, and public health care.
"Alberta's new government is committed to acting effectively on climate change. We are looking forward to a better partnership with the federal government to pursue these important goals.Share
CALGARY - Hon. Joe Ceci released the following statement on the outcome of Thursday's by-election result in Calgary-Foothills:Share
September 1st, 2015 marked one hundred days since the NDP formed government. One hundred days ago the cabinet was sworn in on the steps of the legislature, in front of thousands of Albertans who had voted for change.Share
Calgary - NDP candidate for Calgary-Foothills Bob Hawkesworth received has received endorsements from former colleagues at the municipal and provincial level who are encouraging voters to mark their ballots for him on September 3rd.Share
CALGARY - Tonight hundreds of New Democrats met to elect Bob Hawkesworth as their candidate for the Calgary-Foothills by-election.
CALGARY - Today Alberta's New Democrats announced the date, time, and location of their nomination meeting to elect the Party's candidate for the upcoming Calgary-Foothills by-election.Share
In recent days the New Democratic Party of Alberta has sent out information to our members inviting them to attend a public event, the swearing-in of the Government this Sunday. Party members and supporters who wanted to tell us they were planning to attend were then invited to donate to our party.
In this, unfortunately, we were mixing a party fundraising appeal with a publicly-funded event.
This was a serious mistake, conduct we committed to end during the campaign.Share
Well, I think we made a little history tonight!
Friends, change has finally come to Alberta: new people, new ideas, and a fresh start for our great province.Share
EDMONTON – Deron Bilous, the NDP’s incumbent candidate for Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview voted in today’s advance poll.Share
Jim Prentice is desperate that Albertans think about anything other than his budget - a budget he called this election to ratify; a budget the people of Alberta are overwhelmingly rejecting.Share
EDMONTON-Job creators will have a friend and a reliable partner if Albertans decide the time has come for a change, Rachel Notley said today, replying to a press conference held today by a group of Jim Prentice’s donors.Share
EDMONTON-A group of PC donors, including a former campaign co-chair, held a press conference today to announce their “perspectives on the provincial election” as members of the business community.Share
EDMONTON-Today, Rachel Notley announced that an NDP government will reinvest in Alberta's cities and growing communities through Family and Community Support Services (FCSS), which supports after school programs for kids, child development programs, and counseling for individuals and families.Share
EDMONTON-The NDP candidate for Edmonton-Highlands, Brian Mason, voted in today's advance poll.Share
NDP Leader Rachel Notley released the following statement on the Day of Mourning:Share