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Mar 25

Wildrose Introduces Enhanced Bill to Scrap Squatters’ Rights and Protect Property Rights

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: Wildrose Livingstone–Macleod MLA Pat Stier introduced an enhanced bill to protect property rights Wednesday that would remove adverse possession, or squatters’ rights, from Alberta law, the Wildrose Official Opposition said. Bill 204 would bring Alberta law up to speed with the rest of the country by removing squatters’ rights – an archaic law […]

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Mar 24

Twinning the Bridge into Fort Saskatchewan

By Gateway Gazette

The Government of Alberta plans to fully twin the critical Highway 15 corridor between Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan. The much-needed project involves construction of a second bridge crossing the North Saskatchewan River at the southern entrance to the City of Fort Saskatchewan and twinning the remaining two-lane section of Highway 15 towards Edmonton.  The project […]

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Mar 24

Individual Pleads Guilty for Health Information Breaches

By Gateway Gazette

A former supervisor of health information management was convicted of accessing individuals’ health information in contravention of the Health Information Act (HIA). The judge issued a $5,000 fine on March 21 for 13 unauthorized accesses of health information (Vermilion Provincial Court docket 150301810P1). In June 2013, Alberta Health Services (AHS) was notified that Amanda Tripp had visited […]

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Mar 24

Ceci Refuses to Bet $20 on His Own Budget

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: Thursday in Question Period, Wildrose Shadow Finance Minister Derek Fildebrandt bet Finance Minister Joe Ceci $20 and gave him 2-1 odds that the provincial debt would exceed $71 billion by 2019-20, the Wildrose Official Opposition said. Fildebrandt proposed the wager in an exchange about negative business chamber responsesto the Alberta budget. Ceci wouldn’t […]

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Mar 24

Wildrose Launches Alberta Crime Task Force

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB:  Wildrose Shadow Justice Minister Angela Pitt launched the Alberta Crime Task Force, a new initiative by the Wildrose Caucus to consult directly with Albertans about the state of our justice system. The task force will be chaired by Pitt and co-chaired by Wildrose MLA Don MacIntyre. The Crime Task Force will listen to […]

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Mar 23

Notley Should Launch Fight on Equalization: Jean

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: Wildrose Leader Brian Jean called on Premier Rachel Notley to move more aggressively to challenge the constitutional status quo on equalization and get a better deal for Alberta through a referendum. As cited by Dr. Ted Morton of the University of Calgary, a provincial referendum seeking clear support for removing the equalization section from […]

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Mar 22

NDP Vote Down Motion to Reduce Wait Times

By Gateway Gazette

EDMONTON, AB: Wildrose Leader Brian Jean released the following statement on the NDP voting against a motion to reduce wait times in Alberta: “Our motion today to reduce wait times was simple. It asked the government to release a report on wait times within 120 days that identified barriers in the system, estimated costs of […]

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Mar 22

Kamloops RCMP – One Month Since Teen Went Missing

By Gateway Gazette

Kamloops, B.C. – It’s been over a month since 17-year-old Aislynn Hanson went missing and Kamloops RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating her. On Monday, February 20, 2016, Aislynn was reported missing from a medical facility in the Kamloops area.  Four days later on Friday, February 24, she was seen in the Kamloops area.  […]

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