December 6, 2018 (Edmonton) – With the fall session officially over, the Alberta Party Caucus continues to distinguish itself in the legislature, delivering effective opposition that is focussed on solutions that work for Albertans.
“The Alberta Party Caucus showed once again we’re the only party with a clear vision to move our province forward in very challenging times,” said Alberta Party Caucus House Leader Greg Clark. “We focused on the issues that matter to Albertans; job creation, getting a better price for our oil, protecting vulnerable people.
“At the same time, the other parties spent more time on partisan bickering than on how to move Alberta forward.”
Alberta Party MLAs worked hard this session to bring attention to the issues that matter to everyday Albertans. This session, that work included:
1. Leading the way in calling for mandatory curtailment to address depressed oil prices, a policy that was eventually adopted by other opposition parties and by the government
2. The introduction of the first piece of Alberta Party legislation, Bill 209, the Strategies for Unemployed and Underemployed Albertans Act. The bill, introduced by MLA Karen McPherson, is aimed at helping Albertans get back to work
3. Getting a lifetime ban for medical professionals who sexually abuse patients included in Bill 21, an Act to Protect Patients
4. Raising the issue of fairness around playground funding and advocating on behalf of schools to receive necessary funding
5. Pressing the government on long overdue changes needed in the Animal Protection Act
6. Passing four amendments to government bills
Our caucus knows that Albertans want their representatives in the legislature working towards solutions, and that is what we will continue to do.
With the house no longer sitting, our MLAs will head back to their constituencies to connect with Albertans and hear their concerns.
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