Supports for survivors - Question Period

MLA Karen McPherson speaks to the supports needed by the government and the work that needs to be done for sexual assault survivors.

Lab Services and increasing costs in AHS - MLA Greg Clark

In question period MLA Greg Clark asks the Health Minister about the ballooning costs of bringing Lab Services in house. 

"The NDP have failed to focus the healthcare system on its core Business. That is delivering patient care. First it was bringing laundry services in house. at great expense then they decided to take over the proficient and professional outsourced Lab services."

"Management positions within AHS will expand significantly. Labs are brought back in house. Why are we increasing administration at a time when Albertans are demanding that we save."

Of the 6,218 positions listed the Minister was unable to report how many were new or existing position."

"The NDP continue to solve a problem we don't have. Adding thousands of management in an already top heavy system."



Imitation the Sincerest From of Flattery?

MLA Karen McPherson commenting during question period on the increasing number of times the opposition party has claimed Alberta Party ideas as their own.

Alberta Party calls for surtax on foreign oil imported into Canada

December 7, 2018 (Edmonton) – The Alberta Party is asking Alberta Premier Rachel Notley to deliver a message to Eastern Canada at the start of tomorrow’s First Ministers Conference in Montreal: “Stop Eastern Canada from giving preferential treatment to foreign oil from ethically-questionable foreign regimes with dubious human rights records – or pay the price.” 

Stephen Mandel Reaction to Curtailment Announcement

“While today’s decision by the government to mandate a cut in production for Alberta oil producers is the correct decision, it comes far too late to save the winter drilling season and the $80 million dollars a day that has been lost in revenue as a result of this foot-dragging,” said Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel.