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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
July 25, 2014 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. Tickets on sale now for PIA 10th anniversary fundraiser events in Edmonton and Calgary It's PIA's 10th birthday this year! Help us celebrate by joining us for events in Edmonton... Jul. 25, 2014 Blog , PIA, Human Services & Poverty
  July 11, 2014 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. Where do the PC leadership candidates stand? Over the summer, Public Interest Alberta will be sending questions to each of the PC leadership candidates (Thomas... Jul. 11, 2014 Blog , PIA, Democracy, Childcare, Post-Secondary Education, Education, Environment, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors, Privatization
May 23, 2014 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. "Alberta Could" provincial tour coming to six Alberta cities Our "Alberta Could..." campaign is going on the road! The tour will be talking about the vast improvements we... May. 23, 2014 Blog , PIA, Education, Environment, Privatization