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Some condominium owners say they are being denied electricity rebates from the province. (Advocate file photo)

UCP must fix energy rebates to include all condo owners, says NDP

‘This is a question of fundamental fairness’

 

FILE - Alberta NDP leader Rachel Notley says an NDP government would protect and advance reproductive rights in Alberta and across Canada. (Photo by Advocate Staff)

Notley calls on UCP leadership hopefuls to commit to protecting abortion rights

‘Our neighbours are being stripped of the right to make decisions about their own bodies’

 

Kyle Johnston is running against Barb Miller and Michelle Baer to get the NDP nomination for the Red Deer-South constituency. (Contributed photo).

Three candidates are running for the NDP nomination in Red Deer-South

Kyle Johnston joins former MLA Barb Miller and Michelle Baer in the race

Kyle Johnston is running against Barb Miller and Michelle Baer to get the NDP nomination for the Red Deer-South constituency. (Contributed photo).
NDP health critic David Shepherd said the UCP is simply re-announcing previous initiatives and funding and called for transparency and accountability to address the growing crisis in health care. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Surgery diversion continues at Red Deer hospital

No new permanent EMS positions announced for central Alberta

NDP health critic David Shepherd said the UCP is simply re-announcing previous initiatives and funding and called for transparency and accountability to address the growing crisis in health care. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
On May 9, 2022, NDP health critic David Shepherd held a press conference with Albertans with diabetes, and parents of diabetic children, who worry they will not be able to afford insulin pumps with the cancellation of the Insulin Pump Therapy Program. (Contributed)

Albertans with diabetes want UCP to stop plans to cancel insulin pump supports

‘The anxiety the UCP has caused for the diabetic community is unacceptable,’ says NDP

On May 9, 2022, NDP health critic David Shepherd held a press conference with Albertans with diabetes, and parents of diabetic children, who worry they will not be able to afford insulin pumps with the cancellation of the Insulin Pump Therapy Program. (Contributed)
Alberta NDP leader Rachel Notley said she was proud of her team and the fundraising they did in the first quarter of 2022. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate staff)
Alberta NDP leader Rachel Notley said she was proud of her team and the fundraising they did in the first quarter of 2022. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate staff)
Lawyer Michelle Baer wants to be the NDP’s candidate for the Red Deer South constituency in the next provincial election. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Red Deer lawyer wants to represent the NDP in next provincial election

Potential NDP candidate for Red Deer South steps forward

Lawyer Michelle Baer wants to be the NDP’s candidate for the Red Deer South constituency in the next provincial election. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
NDP finance critic Shannon Phillips says car insurance companies are making huge profits on the backs of Albertans, during a press conference in Calgary on April 29, 2022. (Photo contributed)

NDP calls for freeze on car insurance bills to protect Albertans

Insurance industry charged drivers $385 million more in premiums in 2020

NDP finance critic Shannon Phillips says car insurance companies are making huge profits on the backs of Albertans, during a press conference in Calgary on April 29, 2022. (Photo contributed)
During an April 25, 2022 press conference, NDP energy critic Kathleen Ganley and NDP Leader Rachel Notley said they have a plan to help Albertans receive utility rebates faster. (Photo contributed)

NDP want UCP’s long-overdue utility rebates fast-tracked

NDP calls for amendments to Utility Commodity Rebate Act

During an April 25, 2022 press conference, NDP energy critic Kathleen Ganley and NDP Leader Rachel Notley said they have a plan to help Albertans receive utility rebates faster. (Photo contributed)
Alberta NDP energy critic for Energy Kathleen Ganley wants an independent third-party audit to see if Albertans actually benefit from the 13-cent-per-litre gasoline tax break. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
Alberta NDP energy critic for Energy Kathleen Ganley wants an independent third-party audit to see if Albertans actually benefit from the 13-cent-per-litre gasoline tax break. (File photo from The Canadian Press)
Red Deer-Mountainview MP Earl Dreeshen. (Photo from Facebook)

Red Deer MP speaks out against Liberal/NDP agreement

Red Deer-Mountainview MP Earl Dreeshen releases statement

Red Deer-Mountainview MP Earl Dreeshen. (Photo from Facebook)
Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley says students have been sent home at least four times now with almost no notice, and many more times at some schools. This throws families into chaos every time. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

NDP presents plan to make schools safer amid Omicron spread

Plan addresses staffing challenges and mitigating the risk of in-school transmission

Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley says students have been sent home at least four times now with almost no notice, and many more times at some schools. This throws families into chaos every time. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
One Red Deer parent is waiting for the local school board to put into effect vaccination policies for staff. (Black Press file photo)

Red Deer parents await decisions on vaccination policies for school staff

NDP call for contact tracing until at least the end of the school year

One Red Deer parent is waiting for the local school board to put into effect vaccination policies for staff. (Black Press file photo)
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland leaves a cabinet meeting, a day after federal ministers were sworn in, in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. A debrief of the federal election campaign is expected to be high on the agenda when members of the Liberal caucus gather today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland leaves a cabinet meeting, a day after federal ministers were sworn in, in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. A debrief of the federal election campaign is expected to be high on the agenda when members of the Liberal caucus gather today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Alberta’s NDP said the province has left school districts jurisdictions to fend for themselves. (Contributed image from Red Deer Public Schools).

NDP propose improvements to UCP’s back-to-school plan

Ensure all schools have access to rapid tests, especially kindergarten to Grade 6

Alberta’s NDP said the province has left school districts jurisdictions to fend for themselves. (Contributed image from Red Deer Public Schools).
FILE - Conservative leader Erin O’Toole at a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

The opposition’s already on the election trail ahead of an election expected any day

O’Toole and Jagmeet Singh have been criss-crossing the country

FILE - Conservative leader Erin O’Toole at a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Singh waves off one-time wealth tax, demands ongoing tax on ‘ultra-rich’ Canadians

Singh sticks to call for annual tax of one per cent on families

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq holds a photo of Fr. Johannes Rivoire, who is wanted in Canada for abusing children in Nunavut but now resides in France, as she speaks at a news conference calling on Minister of Justice David Lametti to investigate crimes against Indigenous people in Canada at residential schools, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Thursday, July 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

New Democrats want special prosecutor on residential schools, crimes against children

New Democrats want talks reopened to have Oblate priest Johannes Rivoire face trial

NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq holds a photo of Fr. Johannes Rivoire, who is wanted in Canada for abusing children in Nunavut but now resides in France, as she speaks at a news conference calling on Minister of Justice David Lametti to investigate crimes against Indigenous people in Canada at residential schools, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Thursday, July 8, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
FILE - Residents survey the damage before begining cleanup in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, June 14, 2020, after a major hail storm damaged homes and flooded streets on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
FILE - Residents survey the damage before begining cleanup in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, June 14, 2020, after a major hail storm damaged homes and flooded streets on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh