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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
BY KAREN KLEISS, EDMONTON JOURNAL OCTOBER 3, 2014 EDMONTON - In a precedent-setting decision, Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench has ruled the province’s Health Information Act protects any information broadly connected to a patient’s care, even if that... Oct. 03, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Seniors
PIA News & Events - September 30, 2014 1. Premier Jim Prentice Pledges to Phase Out Coal  Premier Jim Prentice was quoted last week saying he is willing to phase out coal-fired electricity. The question is how long he will allow the... Sep. 30, 2014 Blog , PIA, Environment
Our Executive Director Bill Moore-Kilgannon was on Alberta Primetime talking about statistics we recently released showing 1 in 5 employed Albertans are earning less than $15/hour. Click here to view the program.   Sep. 03, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Human Services & Poverty
by Nick Kuhl, Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge is second only to Medicine Hat when it comes to the number of low-wage earners in the province. People working full time shouldn’t be living in poverty, but it’s happening in... Sep. 03, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Human Services & Poverty
BY KAREN KLEISS, EDMONTON JOURNAL SEPTEMBER 2, 2014 EDMONTON - Provincial bias against jobs dominated by women explains statistics that show nearly two out of three low-wage workers in Alberta are women, an advocacy group says. Statistics Canada figures... Sep. 02, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Human Services & Poverty