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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. 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 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. 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
Tiny minimum wage increase will help very few  Aug. 31, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Human Services & Poverty
EDMONTON – Public Interest Alberta is pleased to announce that Linda McCulloch (formerly Linda Sloan) has been elected its new Chairperson.  Jun. 12, 2014 Media Releases, PIA
First Available Bed Policy is Symptom of Failed Private Market Model Jun. 05, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors, Privatization
MEDIA RELEASEApril 30, 2014 Alberta Could…Support Fair Taxes for Public Services   New advocacy campaign shows Alberta Could invest in public services with a progressive income tax and increased corporate tax Apr. 30, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Childcare, Post-Secondary Education, Education, Environment, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors
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