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by Nick Kuhl, Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com 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
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 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
Watch the video on Global's website By Slav Kornik, Global News EDMONTON – Alberta’s minimum wage jumped by $0.25 on Labour Day, but a public interest group argues it’s not enough for many Albertans. Public Interest Alberta estimates one in five employed... Sep. 01, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Human Services & Poverty
Bed shortages and backlogs can be addressed with partnerships, says Tory leadership candidate BY KAREN KLEISS, EDMONTON JOURNAL AUGUST 5, 2014 Alberta should team up with religious groups to fund nursing-home construction and operation as Alberta braces... Aug. 05, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Seniors
CBC featured our Executive Director Bill Moore-Kilgannon on a recent story about the uneven distribution of income in our province. As wages increase for the wealthiest Albertans, the cost of living goes up and creates stress for people on low and fixed... Jul. 24, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Human Services & Poverty
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
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