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Poll reveals majority of Albertans oppose cuts and see PSE as a public good Public Interest Alberta in partnership with undergraduate students, graduate students, staff unions, and faculty associations from across the province is launching a public... Feb. 27, 2015 Media Releases, PIA, Post-Secondary Education
Poll reveals majority of Albertans oppose cuts and see PSE as a public good Public Interest Alberta in partnership with undergraduate students, graduate students, staff unions, and faculty associations from across the province is launching a public... Feb. 27, 2015 Media Releases, PIA, Post-Secondary Education
Public Interest Alberta releases survey report: “Alarm Bells Ringing: Voices from Schools” EDMONTON, AB - Representatives of Public Interest Alberta (PIA) today released a report summarizing what the organization heard about unacceptable classroom... Feb. 09, 2015 Media Releases, PIA, Education
Alberta could have had an extra $18.7 billion since 2001 if we did not cut corporate taxes EDMONTON, AB - Public Interest Alberta launched the first of five animated commercials today to build public pressure on Premier Prentice to fix Alberta’s... Feb. 05, 2015 Media Releases, PIA, Education
Families Suffering Due to Underfunding of Care System Public Interest Alberta’s Seniors Task Force released a Long-Term Care position paper today that calls on the Prentice government to fix the growing crisis in seniors care. The sixteen organizations... Dec. 16, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors
EDMONTON, AB - A rally was held in front of MP Peter Goldring’s office today, International Human Rights Day, to demand answers to why the Conservative government is pushing through legislation that will allow provinces to deny refugee claimants access... Dec. 10, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Human Services & Poverty
New Report Challenges Government to Fulfill Promise to End Child Poverty The Edmonton Social Planning Council, the Alberta College of Social Workers and Public Interest Alberta released a new report, “No Change: After 25 years of Promises it is Time... Nov. 24, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Human Services & Poverty
Families with infants, children with special needs and low-incomes hit hardest by lack of childcare funding In recognition of National Child Day, Public Interest Alberta released the results of a new province-wide survey of childcare centres, day homes... Nov. 20, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Childcare, Human Services & Poverty
EDMONTON, AB - Immigrant and refugee serving agencies started an advocacy campaign today across Alberta to convince the Harper government to stop their plan to allow provinces to deny refugee claimants access to social services. Sections 172 and 173... Nov. 10, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Human Services & Poverty
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. 06, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors