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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Public Interest Alberta calls on government to deliver on solutions

For immediate release · November 02, 2005 12:59 PM

EDMONTON—“It is time for action; it is time to deliver on the promises and solutions we heard here today at the Minister’s Forum on Post-Secondary Education,” says Bill Moore-Kilgannon, Executive Director of Public Interest Alberta (PIA).

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Albertans give government failing grades on post-secondary education

For immediate release · October 31, 2005 12:56 PM

EDMONTON—The majority of Albertans who participated in Public Interest Alberta’s on-line report card and who spoke out at eight public forums across the province have given the government failing grades and have raised serious concerns about Alberta’s post-secondary education system.

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Government needs to go back to school on post-secondary education review

For immediate release · August 30, 2005 2:19 PM

EDMONTON—The provincial government's review of post-secondary education has failed to involve any meaningful input or debate from Albertans and public interest advocates around the province are concerned that nothing will change unless citizens get involved.

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National childcare deal signed today

For immediate release · July 05, 2005 2:22 PM
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Father's Day message to the Alberta Government: families want quality accessible childcare now!

For immediate release · June 17, 2005 2:25 PM
Father's Day Message to the Alberta Government: Families want quality accessible childcare now! Read more

Instead of flowers for Mother’s Day, give us a national childcare system!

For immediate release · May 06, 2005 2:28 PM

EDMONTON—“Alberta families are tired of waiting” says Lynn Odynski, with Public Interest Alberta. “The time has come for the Alberta government to offer all parents the choice of access to a quality, affordable and accountable early learning and childcare system that they can trust”.

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