Survey on education a wake-up call for Alberta government

For immediate release · November 20, 2006 10:39 AM

EDMONTON—A new report by Public Interest Alberta shows that many Albertans have serious concerns about the current state of our K-12 education system. The report is based on an online survey of over 4000 people from every corner of the province.

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Seniors bring 'long message' to Conservative party debate

For immediate release · November 13, 2006 11:02 AM

EDMONTON—As the candidates for the leadership of the Progressive Conservative party and their supporters arrive at the Mayfield Inn for the debate in Edmonton tonight, they will be greeted by a 300-foot-long message from Alberta seniors.

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Campaign challenges government to take action on seniors' care

For immediate release · October 18, 2006 12:05 PM

EDMONTON—Public Interest Alberta, an independent, non-partisan advocacy organization, has set up billboards in six cities around Alberta to challenge the provincial government to take five important steps to address the serious situation of homecare and long-term care.

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Develop the full potential of all Alberta students

For immediate release · September 13, 2006 12:30 PM
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Ordinary Albertans recognized for extraordinary achievements

For immediate release · June 02, 2006 12:33 PM
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City of Edmonton calls on Harper to maintain childcare agreements

For immediate release · April 26, 2006 12:37 PM

EDMONTON—Public Interest Alberta congratulates the City of Edmonton for its excellent letter in support of the existing federal-provincial childcare agreements.

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Don’t claw back federal support from Alberta’s poorest children

For immediate release · March 22, 2006 11:55 AM

EDMONTON—Public Interest Alberta and Campaign 2000 challenged the provincial government today to not claw back the proposed new federal $100/ month for each child under the age of six from families on income support.

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While politicians talk, families and workers face cuts to childcare

For immediate release · March 08, 2006 12:38 PM

EDMONTON—Childcare advocates called on the Minister of Children’s Services, Heather Forsyth, and the new Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, Diane Finley to resolve the issue of the impending cuts to the childcare agreement with Alberta when they meet in Ottawa this afternoon.

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Alberta must defend improvements to childcare system

For immediate release · February 08, 2006 12:41 PM

EDMONTON—"The Minister of Children’s Services, Heather Forsyth, needs to stand up and defend Alberta’s five-point childcare agreement that she signed with the federal government" says Bill Moore-Kilgannon, Executive Director of Public Interest Alberta.

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Conservatives ‘duck’ debate on public interest forum

For immediate release · January 12, 2006 12:48 PM

EDMONTON—Organizers and sponsors of a Federal election forum to be held at the Royal Alberta Museum tonight are very frustrated that the Conservatives are not sending anyone to debate five key public interest issues.

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