Redford promises to keep good times rolling

Premier Alison Redford says good times are rolling in Alberta under her government and the Tories are planning to keep it that way.

CALGARY — Premier Alison Redford says good times are rolling in Alberta under her government and the Tories are planning to keep it that way.

Speaking in Calgary, Redford said the province, aided by its oil and gas industry, created 99,000 jobs last year and has the lowest unemployment rate in Canada.

She says the Progressive Conservatives will build on that progress if they are re-elected in the April 23 election.

She points to negotiations on a national energy strategy and work to expand markets in the United States and Asia.

A soaring economy brings pressures on families and communities, but Redford says her party is working on that, too.

She says the Tories have brought in reliable three-year funding for schools, boosted financial help for students and added more daycare spaces.

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