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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
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
MAY 28, 2014 (original article here) Dave Mabell (dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com) - LETHBRIDGE HERALD The dollars are there. With no tax increases, everyday Alberta families could see smaller class sizes, more child-care facilities and long-promised... May. 28, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Childcare, Education, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors
MAY 28, 2014 (original article here) COLLIN GALLANT (cgallant@medicinehatnews.com) - MEDICINE HAT NEWS Albertans pay the lowest taxes in Canada — or at least some of us do — according to a new study by Public Interest Alberta, which argues for changes... May. 28, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Childcare, Post-Secondary Education