Alberta voters should choose to move forward, not backward

Please, fellow Albertans, be well informed before voting. This election is a major turning point.

Do you want to move forward or move back? Currently, Alberta’s economy is one of the best in Canada. Alberta is also the most transparent.

The NDP is still on track to balance the budget by 2023 with no cuts, as Rachel Notley promised in 2015.

Please read all the platforms offered and crunch some numbers to determine what will actually work. Unfortunately, the Peter Lougheed Conservatives no longer exist.

Transferring the carbon tax to Ottawa is not the best idea. We will still be paying it, however, funds will be controlled by the federal government. Suing the federal government? Really, is that how you want our resources to be used?

Do you really want to send our children back to the Dark Ages with the old curriculum, when more than 100,000 Albertans were involved in drafting the new one?

The NDP government has done everything possible to get our oil to markets. If there is a magic wand, I am sure Notley would have found it. She has worked tirelessly in this regard.

Remember, Notley’s team had four years, while the Conservatives had 44 years to get the job done.

The NDP had a huge learning curve and took the reins at the worst possible time in Alberta history. They did not cause the decline of the oil and gas industry, but were left to clean up the mess.

The NDP have a great record with a very green caucus; regular Albertans who are committed for the love of Alberta.

Who do you trust?

Margaret Caddy, Eckville

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