Op-eds

Albertans Are Struggling - Mental Health



Wayne Rufiange, the Alberta Party's Shadow Minister for Mental Health and Addictions writes about the mental health challenges many Albertans are facing.

Originally published in the Morinville Online on October 8, 2020.


Expand Alberta Parks to Provide Future Opportunities

Our Shadow Minister – Tourism, Culture, Parks, and Recreation writes about the critical role Alberta's parks system has in rebuilding a vibrant economy.

Originally published in the Rocky Mountain Outlook on September 10, 2020.


A Vision for Vibrant Rural Development



Our Shadow Minister – Infrastructure and Transportation, writes about the importance of rural infrastructure.

Originally published in the Airdrie Today on September 9, 2020.


Alberta needs more clean-energy projects



Our Associate Shadow Minister – Natural Gas and Renewable Energy, writes about the importance of clean energy in Alberta's marketplace.

Originally published in the Lethbridge Herald on August 26th, 2020.


Film industry could boost economy with provincial help

Our Shadow Minister for Arts, Film, and Digital Media, Grant Berg, comments on how provincial support of the film industry would result in a generous return on investment.

This was originally published in My Grand Prairie Now on August 15th, 2020.


Pandemic drives need to boost rural wireless services

Our Shadow Minister for Service Alberta, Frank Penkala, comments on the critical need for reliable high-speed digital services in rural Alberta.

Originally published on Troy Media, August 14, 2020.


Passenger Rail in Alberta

Acting Leader Jacquie Fenske published the following editorial in the Edmonton Journal on August 13th. 

To empower our communities, unite our province, and grow our economy, Alberta needs big ideas.

As acting Leader of the Alberta Party, I’ve been holding Zoom calls — as well as the normal one-on-one meetings with stakeholders — with Albertans provincewide. The ideas discussed when people from all backgrounds are engaged can be truly enlightening.


Advanced Education Key to Economic Diversification

 

Our Shadow Minister for Advanced Education, Myles Chykerda, writes about the important role our post-secondary institution have in pushing innovation in Alberta.

This letter was originally published in the Lacombe Express on August 6, 2020.


Post-secondary education is fundamental to Alberta’s future

Published onine at RMOTODAY

Over the past few weeks, there have been two announcements pertaining to post-secondary and the arts in the Bow Valley.

First, the Bow Valley College Canmore campus will be permanently closed, and second, 284 employees of the Banff Centre will be permanently laid-off.


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