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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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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