In the 2012 election, the Alberta PC Party promised it would fund full-day kindergarten for all Albertans. To date, it has failed to follow through on its promise and is now saying Alberta cannot afford it. This 30-second video shows how making our tax system more fair would give Alberta the revenue we need for the government to follow through on its promise. This video is part of Public Interest Alberta's "Alberta Could" campaign for fair taxes.We released this video at a press conference on February 5, 2015. Click here to read our media release, which includes quotes of support from Mark Ramsankar, President of the Alberta Teachers' Association.The release of the video was covered in the following news articles:
- Edmonton Journal - "Public Interest Alberta says province needs progressive tax system to sustain public services"
- CBC - "Online survey to help province plan for 2015 budget"
- iNews880 - "Public Interest Alberta calls for end to flat tax amid deficit woes"
- Calgary Herald - "Tax hikes coming to working Albertans, say critics"