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Thousands of Canadians deliver message at MP offices: Let People Vote! - fix the “Fair Elections Act” or scrap it entirely From Victoria to Halifax, Citizens gathered today at over 30 MP offices to deliver a petition on behalf of 80,000 Canadians.... Mar. 25, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Democracy
MEDIA RELEASE March 6, 2014  Uninspired Budget Fails to Deliver on Election Promises  Some Funding Will Not Equal Population and Inflation Increase “While last year's budget could be characterized as a chicken little 'the sky is falling'... Mar. 07, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Childcare, Post-Secondary Education, Education, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors
Public Interest Alberta is asking any person who has been banned or threatened to be banned from a seniors care facility to contact PIA by emailing or calling 780 420-0471so that we can assess the possibility of joint... Feb. 27, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors
Media AdvisoryFebruary 12, 2014 Seniors Organizations to Meet Minister Horne to Get Answers on Pharmacare Plan The member organizations of Public Interest Alberta’s seniors task force will be meeting with Health Minister Fred Horne on Thursday,... Feb. 12, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors
Media Release January 17th, 2014 Seniors Challenge Minister Horne to Stick to the Facts Horne’s Response To Seniors Raises More Questions Edmonton - Minister Fred Horne's response issued today to the seniors and advocacy groups who comprise the Seniors’... Jan. 17, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors
Media AdvisoryJanuary 17, 2014 Seniors Angry Redford Refuses to Meet about Drug Plan Cut Sit-In Over but Request to Meet Continues Seniors who staged a sit-in at Health Minister Fred Horne's office are angry that Premier Redford will not meet with the... Jan. 17, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors
Media ReleaseJanuary 16, 2014 Occupation of Fred Horne's Office to Continue Overnight  Premier’s Office refuses meeting with Seniors Task Force over planned changes to seniors drug program The Public Interest Alberta’s Seniors Task Force understands... Jan. 16, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors
Media ReleaseJanuary 16, 2014 Seniors Occupy Health Minister's Office to Challenge Cut to Seniors Drug Plan Edmonton - A number of seniors’ organizations from Public Interest Alberta’s Seniors Task Force are demanding to know why the Alberta Government... Jan. 16, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors
December 10, 2013 Media Release Advocates Challenge Minister for Statements on Seniors Care Public Interest Alberta and Friends of Medicare have released a video of former Associate Minister of Seniors George VanderBurg responding to concerns raised... Dec. 10, 2013 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors
Media ReleaseNovember 26, 2013 More than one in ten children lives in poverty in Alberta New report challenges government to move “from words to action” Public Interest Alberta, the Edmonton Social Planning Council and the Alberta College of Social... Nov. 25, 2013 Media Releases, PIA, Childcare, Human Services & Poverty