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Alberta Party makes life easier for Albertans with digital identification

March 24, 2019 - Edmonton, AB - No more fumbling in your wallet to find your ID. An Alberta Party-led government will move to the 21st Century by introducing one provincial picture Identification Card for government services. This would replace the current jumble of plastic and paper identification for health care, drivers’ licenses, provincial ID and the Alberta WIN Card. The plan is to also launch a digital government identification app with a portal to allow Albertans more flexibility when presenting ID.


Alberta Party commits to ensuring better dental health for children

March 21, 2019 - Calgary, AB - Stephen Mandel announced how an Alberta Party government will support children’s dental health by adding coverage under the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan and requiring fluoridation of municipal drinking water.


Alberta Party announces Doubling number of Educational Assistants

March 21, 2019 - Edmonton, AB - Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel announced this morning that an Alberta Party government will double the number of educational assistants in Alberta’s K- 12 classrooms with a major boost in funding for inclusive education. This means more support in the classroom so every child can have an enhanced learning experience.


Alberta Party announces the most ambitious child care plan in the province’s history

March 20, 2019 -Edmonton, AB - Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel announced this morning how an Alberta Party government will pursue the most ambitious plan for early learning and child care in the history of Alberta. The Children First plan includes a major investment of direct financial support to lower and middle income families to cover the costs of licensed day care and out-of-school care programs, a caregiver tax credit, and the creation of more affordable, high-quality child care spaces throughout the province. This means more child care spaces and more opportunities for parents to enter the workforce.


Alberta Party will make vaccinations mandatory for children attending publicly-funded schools

March 07, 2019 - Edmonton, AB - Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel promised an Alberta Party government will require children to have up-to-date immunizations in order to attend a publicly-funded school.

“This is a public health issue, plain and simple. Parents should be able to send their kids to school without fear they’ll contract serious illnesses such as measles, mumps, whooping cough and polio. Under an Alberta Party government, children will need to have up-to-date immunizations in order to attend a publicly-funded school. At a time when measles outbreaks are rising throughout the world, and even occurring in Canada, it’s more important than ever that our children and communities are protected. We send our kids to school to learn, not to get sick.”


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