12 January 2016
CALGARY AB - January 12, 2016 - Understanding the total value Alberta's energy industry delivers to Albertans beyond just royalties and creating policy that attracts investment even in challenging times is key to creating sustained prosperity in Alberta, says Alberta Party leader Greg Clark.
The complete document, entitled Sustaining Prosperity can be found here.
07 January 2016
CALGARY, AB - January 7, 2016 - The joint investigation by Alberta’s Information and Privacy Commissioner and Public Interest Commissioner into allegations of improper destruction of records by Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development in the wake of the 2015 provincial election leaves more questions and demands further investigation says Alberta Party Opposition Leader Clark.
“This is why I wrote my letter of May 8th, and submitted a variety of FOIP requests on these particular records,” said Clark. “It was the very first thing I did as an MLA. I only wish the NDP had taken this seriously – perhaps then some of those 344 boxes of records would not have been destroyed.”
Clark called on the Information and Privacy Commissioner to undertake a second investigation.
18 December 2015
EDMONTON, AB - December 18, 2015 - Alberta Party Opposition Leader Greg Clark has serious concerns about Alberta’s financial future following S&P credit rating downgrade.
“We saw this coming,” said Clark. “This exact situation is why I asked the Minister of Finance multiple times if they had prepared a sensitivity analysis regarding a credit rating downgrade.
On Friday, S&P downgraded Alberta's credit rating from AAA to AA+, citing decreasing oil prices and poor budgetary performance.
18 December 2015
EDMONTON, AB - December 18, 2015 - Alberta Party Opposition Leader Greg Clark is frustrated at the NDP Government’s unwillingness to talk with Albertans about important issues in the province.
“The NDP used their majority to vote down my motion to consult Albertans in person and online,” said Clark. “An ad in a paper is no replacement for town halls and direct meetings to properly engage Albertans. This would have been a first step to truly engaging in a province-wide debate about the state of democracy in Alberta. Instead they once again chose to limit access to real, substantive consultation.
17 December 2015
EDMONTON, AB - December 17, 2015 - Alberta Party Opposition Leader Greg Clark is calling on the NDP to undertake a comprehensive consultation process on changes to Alberta’s elections and ethics rules. Clark’s motion to consult Albertans has been put off twice by the NDP majority on the Select Special Ethics and Accountability Committee and is on the agenda for tomorrow’s meeting.
11 December 2015
CALGARY, AB - December 10, 2015 - Alberta Party Opposition Leader Greg Clark has released the following highlights of the Fall 2015 Session.
“I’m proud of our accomplishments this session, and I think that Albertans have seen us as a voice of reason in the house. We are the only party that chooses to propose ideas, not just oppose the government. I believe that opposition members should seek to contribute new ideas, and provide insight into what they themselves would do, rather than only providing criticism without contribution.