Edmonton's new recreation centre: Just do it, but make it public

For immediate release · December 04, 2007 10:02 AM

EDMONTON—“City Council needs to look before they leap into a long-term contract with a private development consortium to build, own and operate the southwest recreation centre,” said Bill Moore-Kilgannon, Executive Director of Public Interest Alberta.

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Child and family poverty too high in wealthy Alberta

For immediate release · November 26, 2007 10:05 AM

EDMONTON—“It is hard to imagine that in the wealthiest province in Canada we have 64,000 children (1 out of every 12) living below the Statistics Canada’s low-income cut off (LICO After Tax), said Bill Moore-Kilgannon, the Executive Director of Public Interest Alberta.

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Taking money from childcare

For immediate release · November 20, 2007 10:09 AM

EDMONTON—“As today is National Child Day, we feel it is critical to ask the provincial government what it intends to do with the additional $25.9 million it received this summer as our share of the federal transfer to provinces to create more childcare spaces” said Bill Moore-Kilgannon, Executive Director of Public Interest Alberta.

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Royalty shell game hides real loss in revenue

For immediate release · October 25, 2007 11:13 AM
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Democracy is more than voting

For immediate release · September 14, 2007 11:15 AM
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Minister's plans do not add up

For immediate release · June 14, 2007 11:18 AM

EDMONTON—“Albertans should not be fooled by the ideological shell game in today’s announcement to build 18 new schools in Edmonton and Calgary,” said Bill Moore-Kilgannon, Executive Director of Public Interest Alberta

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Citizens honoured for changing Alberta

For immediate release · May 31, 2007 11:22 AM

EDMONTON—Two advocates for the public interest who have worked for years to bring about change in Alberta will be given the second annual Public Interest Awards this Saturday.

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Time for a genuine comprehensive plan for post-secondary education

For immediate release · March 21, 2007 11:26 AM

EDMONTON—Public Interest Alberta called on the provincial government today to implement a bold new plan for Alberta’s post-secondary education system, based on developing the full potential of every Albertan.

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Advocates call for comprehensive plan for democratic renewal

For immediate release · January 30, 2007 10:30 AM

EDMONTON—Public Interest Alberta called on citizens and all levels of government to work together to develop a comprehensive plan that will address all aspects of Alberta’s democratic deficit.

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Too many Albertans are not 'making a living'

For immediate release · January 07, 2007 10:33 AM

EDMONTON—"Most Albertans agree that everyone who works at a job full time should earn enough income to maintain a safe, healthy standard of living," says Bill Moore-Kilgannon, Executive Director of Public Interest Alberta. "However, the report we released today makes it clear that far too many Albertans are not earning a living wage. The time has come for our provincial and municipal governments to commit to being part of the solution by establishing living wage policies.

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