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NEWS RELEASE: Rutherford statement on Dang’s abrupt decision not to seek re-election

(EDMONTON, AB) Today, former police officer and Chief Government Whip Brad Rutherford released the following statement on Edmonton-South MLA Thomas Dang’s abrupt decision not to seek re-election in the fallout of the NDP vaccine hacking scandal. “Mr. Dang has done the right thing by withdrawing his request to re-join the NDP and by putting to bed questions about …

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NEWS RELEASE: Five questions for Notley on her role in the Dang hacking scandal

EDMONTON, AB: Today, NDP Leader Rachel Notley will take questions from the media for the first time since court documents revealed her office was aware Thomas Dang illegally hacked Alberta’s vaccine records portal in September of 2021 and knowingly lied to Albertans. Below are five important questions Notley must answer regarding her role, and the role of her …

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NEWS RELEASE: Unsealed Dang court records suggest Notley misled Albertans

(EDMONTON, AB) July 13, 2022: Newly unsealed court records released by the CBC suggest NDP Leader Rachel Notley misled Albertans when she denied knowing that Edmonton-South MLA Thomas Dang hacked Alberta’s vaccine records system using information that was not his own, former police officer and Chief Government Whip Brad Rutherford said today. Provincial Court Judge Shelagh Creagh …

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NEWS RELEASE: With Dang charges now laid, Notley must come clean with Albertans

(EDMONTON, AB): NDP Leader Rachel Notley must come clean with Albertans, now that Edmonton-South MLA Thomas Dang has formally been charged by RCMP for hacking Alberta’s vaccine records portal, Chief Government Whip and former police officer Brad Rutherford said today. Questions have surrounded Notley since the beginning of the Dang hacking scandal, including whether she …

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NEWS RELEASE: Real Property Rights Committee submits final report

(EDMONTON, AB): The Real Property Rights Committee, chaired by Highwood MLA R.J. Sigurdson, has submitted its final report to the Legislature, which includes six proposed recommendations for strengthening property rights in Alberta. “I am so proud of the work accomplished by this Committee, which was informed by the thoughts, opinions, experiences, and ideas of everyday Albertans,” …

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NEWS RELEASE: Dang fine proves wrongdoing in vax-hack scandal

(EDMONTON, AB): Today, Leduc-Beaumont MLA and former police officer Brad Rutherford released the following statement, after former NDP MLA Thomas Dang admitted he will face a fine under the Health Information Act for accessing Alberta’s vaccine records portal and the private health records of Albertans. “The result of the RCMP investigation into MLA Dang’s hacking activities …

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The Red Tape Reduction Statutes Amendment Act has passed.

Posted Under: Tanya Fir

Bill 21, the Red Tape Reduction Statutes Amendment Act has passed. Our 6th Red Tape Bill will save Albertans and Alberta businesses time and money by streamlining reporting requirements and making it easier to do business across the province. #CutRedTape pic.twitter.com/PELhvwAAe7 — Tanya Fir (@tanya_fir) May 28, 2022

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Today is National Canadian Film Day

Posted Under: Tanya Fir

Today is #NationalCanadianFilmDay!Alberta’s film and television industry is booming, with more and more productions choosing our province. Calgary-Peigan MLA and Associate Minister of Red Tape Reduction Tanya Fir had a few thoughts on what this means for Calgary, our province, and Alberta’s economic recovery.

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NEWS RELEASE: Over $3.7 million to support social recovery in Calgary

(EDMONTON, AB): New Civil Society Funding will support 17 Calgary-area projects, helping vulnerable Albertans and supporting social and economic recovery. As part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan, these grants will invest in unique and innovative projects to address social problems facing Albertans. This funding will help organizations in addressing a wide range of social issues like mental …

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NEWS RELEASE: Notley must come clean on vax-hack dates

(EDMONTON, AB): Today, Leduc-Beaumont MLA and former police officer Brad Rutherford is demanding NDP Leader Rachel Notley come clean on when she knew Edmonton-South MLA Thomas Dang hacked Alberta’s vaccine records system and how that information was ultimately used. Many questions remain about Notley’s role in the vax-hack scandal that has breached the private health records …

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NEWS RELEASE: TURTON CALLS ON NOTLEY TO CONDEMN PIPELINE PROTESTS IN B.C.

(EDMONTON, AB): Today, Spruce Grove-Stony Plain MLA and Parliamentary Secretary for Energy Searle Turton called on NDP Leader Rachel Notley to condemn violent and illegal attacks on the Coastal GasLink pipeline, its workers, and law enforcement – after her party voted to endorse illegal Coastal GasLink protests this past November. In November, the Notley NDP Provincial …

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