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Our Executive Director Bill Moore-Kilgannon spoke at a rally in front of Health Minister Stephen Mandel's office on October 17, 2014, to oppose the privatization of the Edmonton area's health laboratory services. The province plans to build a new "super-... Oct. 28, 2014 Blog , PIA, Privatization
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
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
Public Interest Alberta, with the support of the Alberta College of Social Workers, has purchased the latest data on low-wage earners in Alberta from Statistics Canada. Click here to read our intepretation of the data we released on Labour Day... Aug. 31, 2014 Blog , PIA, Human Services & Poverty
PC leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk did not respond directly to our questions on democracy, but he did send us a statement on his overall outlook on democratic reform in Alberta: Trust must be earned and I will create new processes that will lead to... Aug. 14, 2014 Blog , PIA, Democracy
PC leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk did not respond directly to our questions on human services and poverty, but he did send us a statement on his overall outlook on poverty reduction in Alberta: We need to take immediate action. If we do nothing,... Aug. 14, 2014 Blog , PIA, Human Services & Poverty
PC leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk did not respond directly to our questions on seniors' care, but he did send us a statement on his overall outlook on seniors' care in Alberta: We all want seniors to live in a safe, healthy, happy and comfortable... Aug. 14, 2014 Blog , PIA, Seniors
PC leadership candidate Thomas Lukaszuk did not respond directly to our questions on child care policy, but he did send us a statement on his overall outlook on child care in Alberta: Access to quality child care is one of the chief concerns for our... Aug. 14, 2014 Blog , PIA, Childcare
August 8, 2014 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. ACTION REQUEST: Tell the PC leadership candidates we need answers! On July 7th, we sent a short survey to the three PC leadership candidates regarding child care policy and asked... Aug. 08, 2014 Blog , PIA, Democracy, Childcare, Education, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors
Public Interest Alberta's Seniors' Task Force recently made the following submission to the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future regarding Bills 9 and 10 on pension reform:   The Seniors Task force of Public Interest Alberta urges... Jul. 29, 2014 Blog , PIA, Seniors