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We recently had the below video commissioned to commemorate our 10th anniversary advocating for the public interest in Alberta. Please share it widely to bring greater awareness to what we do and the issues we advocate for. The video was made by Don... Oct. 31, 2014 Blog , PIA, Democracy, Childcare, Post-Secondary Education, Education, Environment, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors, Privatization
We have a new handout for our Alberta Could campaign! Clicking here or on the picture below will take you to the media section of our "Alberta Could" website, where you can download the handout and check out other materials from the campaign for fair... Oct. 30, 2014 Blog , PIA, Childcare, Post-Secondary Education, Education, Environment, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors
Our Executive Director Bill Moore-Kilgannon was at Premier Jim Prentice's media conference at an Edmonton seniors' home yesterday afternoon on fire safety for seniors facilities. The $70 million announced will not cover the estimated $250 million needed... Oct. 30, 2014 Blog , PIA, Seniors
Many facilities built between 1960 and 1990 do not have sprinkler systems or meet current building codes CBC News - Oct 29, 2014 Alberta will upgrade sprinklers and fire safety systems to older, government-owned seniors’ lodges and apartments, Premier... Oct. 29, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Seniors
Our Executive Director Bill Moore-Kilgannon spoke at a rally in front of Health Minister Stephen Mandel's office on October 17, 2014, to oppose the privatization of the Edmonton area's health laboratory services. The province plans to build a new "super-... Oct. 28, 2014 Blog , PIA, Privatization
October 24, 2014 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. PIA's 10th anniversary event in Edmonton a huge success; Calgary event coming up on Monday Public Interest Alberta's 10th anniversary gala dinner in Edmonton on Wednesday... Oct. 24, 2014 Blog , PIA, Democracy, Privatization
by Kathleen McLaughlin - October 17, 2014 Three teams competing to partner with Indianapolis on a half-billion-dollar criminal justice complex shaped the city’s specifications in closed-door meetings. Mayor Greg Ballard’s administration provided a draft... Oct. 17, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Privatization
BY ELISE STOLTE, EDMONTON JOURNAL OCTOBER 14, 2014 EDMONTON - The private company selected to build the Valley Line LRT will likely be required to accommodate the Folk Fest on Gallagher Hill, but don’t expect to find details in the request for proposals... Oct. 14, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Privatization
October 7, 2014 Media Release Auditor General Report Fails to Address Inadequacy of LTC System ALBERTA: The Auditor General’s report into Long-Term Care Facilities in Alberta fails to review a number of systemic inadequacies in the province’s seniors... Oct. 07, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors
Critics blame failure to implement poverty reduction strategy EDMONTON - The number of Alberta families dependent on monthly welfare cheques peaked at 40,000 in 2010 and has yet to return to pre-recession levels, new provincial figures show. A Journal... Oct. 04, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Human Services & Poverty