Op-eds

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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