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Cuts to public services will impact on all Albertans The Alberta Government’s 2015-16 budget was released today and brought in some modest changes to our revenue system that will increase the tax load on average Albertans without touching the huge tax... Mar. 26, 2015 Media Releases, PIA, Post-Secondary Education, Education, Environment, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors
CBC News: Mar 25, 2015 An Edmonton family is speaking out about a local care facility, even though they say that's what got them into trouble in the first place. The family said Rebecca Ali was evicted from her care facility after her sister publicly... Mar. 25, 2015 PIA, PIA in the news, Privatization
AHS accepts eviction and banning without due process A woman was evicted from the care centre she has been living in for five years and transferred to hospital without the family’s prior knowledge or consent because a family member was publicly... Mar. 24, 2015 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors
Government not listening to Albertans' priorities in its own survey The results of the Alberta government’s survey clearly shows that the majority of Albertans do not want the government to cut public services and instead are calling for a progressive... Mar. 23, 2015 Media Releases, PIA
Huge corporate profits raise questions about privatization of seniors care Public Interest Alberta has released documents obtained through a freedom of information request that raise a number of serious issues and questions about the Conservative... Mar. 23, 2015 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors, Privatization
By Susan Zielinski - Red Deer Advocate Published: March 15, 2015 9:00 PM Albertans need to ask why the province is continuing to give away taxpayers’ dollars to companies to build and run seniors care facilities, says Public Interest Alberta. On Thursday... Mar. 17, 2015 PIA, PIA in the news, Seniors, Privatization
An advocacy group has accused the Tories of disguising a pre-election promise in a government announcement of new health-care beds for seniors. Alberta Health Minister Stephen Mandel last week announced 311 “restorative care” beds, which would offer... Mar. 16, 2015 PIA, PIA in the news, Seniors
March 6, 2015 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter Mar. 06, 2015 Blog , PIA, Post-Secondary Education, Education, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors
Just a few days ago we launched a new campaign called "Post-Secondary Education is the Answer" to call for increased government investment in post-secondary educ Mar. 03, 2015 Blog , 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
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