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  July 11, 2014 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. Where do the PC leadership candidates stand? Over the summer, Public Interest Alberta will be sending questions to each of the PC leadership candidates (Thomas... Jul. 11, 2014 Blog , PIA, Democracy, Childcare, Post-Secondary Education, Education, Environment, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors, Privatization
BY MATT MCCLURE, CALGARY HERALD JULY 11, 2014 Lobby groups at both ends of the political spectrum say the provincial government is breaking a promise to hold the line on taxes by hiking the annual fee to register a car or truck. Both the Canadian... Jul. 11, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news
By Mark Harvey, CBC News, Jul 10, 2014 The experience of an Edmonton man, left without water for weeks after a pipe burst on his property, is just one example of how EPCOR is putting profit before good service, according to a public advocacy group. Wyatt... Jul. 10, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news
BY BILL MOORE-KILGANNON AND SHANNON STUNDEN BOWER, EDMONTON JOURNAL JUNE 16, 2014 (read the article on the Edmonton Journal website) Earlier this month, Josh Bilyk, president of the Alberta Enterprise Group, wrote an op-ed piece critiquing Public... Jun. 16, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news
EDMONTON – Public Interest Alberta is pleased to announce that Linda McCulloch (formerly Linda Sloan) has been elected its new Chairperson.  McCulloch is a Registered Nurse, former Edmonton City Councillor, President of the Alberta Urban... Jun. 12, 2014 Media Releases, PIA
LETTER TO THE EDITOR ON JUNE 9, 2014 - MEDICINE HAT NEWS (read the article on the Medicine Hat News website) Bill Moore-Kilgannon, executive director of Public Interest Alberta, and David Campanella of the Parkland Institute were in Medicine Hat recently... Jun. 09, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Seniors
First Available Bed Policy is Symptom of Failed Private Market Model EDMONTON – The Health Quality Council of Alberta report “Continuing Care Wait List: First Available Appropriate Living Option” that was released today demonstrates that there... Jun. 05, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors, Privatization
Confusing process difficult for patients and families BY MARIAM IBRAHIM, EDMONTON JOURNAL JUNE 5, 2014 (read the article on the Edmonton Journal website) EDMONTON - A review into how Albertans are moved into long- term care facilities has found a... Jun. 05, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Seniors, Privatization
By Susan Zielinski - Red Deer Advocate Published: June 04, 2014 (read the article on the Red Deer Advocate website) Public Interest Alberta and the Parkland Institute say it’s time Albertans talked about how the province could better fund public services... Jun. 04, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news
BY ERIKA STARK, CALGARY HERALD JUNE 2, 2014 (read the article on the Calgary Herald website) Managers at some Calgary mobile home parks say they don’t know where the residents of one park will go after it closes permanently in 2017. On Tuesday, the city... Jun. 02, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Human Services & Poverty