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Lunty introduces Bill 204 to protect and defend Albertans’ interests

(EDMONTON, AB): Leduc-Beaumont MLA Brandon Lunty has introduced private members’ Bill 204, the Municipal Government (National Urban Parks) Amendment Act, to protect and defend Albertans’ interests when it comes to the creation and development of National Urban Parks in their communities. Current circumstances allow the federal government to bypass the province and work directly with …

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Getson statement on Trudeau’s carbon tax sequel

Posted Under: getson, Shane Getson

(EDMONTON, AB): Today, Chief Government Whip Shane Getson released the following statement about Justin Trudeau’s plan to impose a second carbon tax on consumers, starting July 1: “Tomorrow, while Albertans and Canadians are celebrating our nation’s birthday, Justin Trudeau will be imposing a second carbon tax on consumers. “As if gas and groceries weren’t expensive enough …

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Navius Energy Report

Posted Under: Prasad Panda

Our UCP Caucus is concerned about the costs of the NDP net-zero energy plan, see the Navius Energy Report we commissioned below:

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NEWS RELEASE: Rachel Notley should break rank with her federal bosses, stand-up for Alberta

(EDMONTON, AB): Today, United Conservative Caucus Chair and Chief Government Whip Brad Rutherford is asking Alberta NDP Leader Rachel Notley to break rank with her federal bosses, Justin Trudeau and Jagmeet Singh, and join the United Conservative Caucus in opposing a 30 per cent carbon tax hike, which will make everything more expensive for Albertans and …

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NEWS RELEASE: United Conservative Bill 205 would make rodeo Alberta’s official sport

Camrose MLA Jackie Lovely has tabled Bill 205, the Official Sport of Alberta Act, which, if passed, would recognize rodeo as Alberta’s official sport. “Rodeo is near and dear to the hearts of Albertans. It brings families and communities together, and it celebrates our western heritage,” Lovely said. “Rodeo also welcomes newcomers with open arms, …

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NEWS RELEASE: Albertans can’t afford another Rachel Notley economic fiasco

Rachel Notley nearly drove Alberta’s economy into a ditch when she was in government and would do it again if given the chance, Calgary-Shaw MLA Rebecca Schulz said today. From implementing a royalty review on Alberta’s energy industry, to attacking family farms and ranches, to increasing taxes and fees on Albertans a whopping 97 times, …

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United Conservative Bill 202 would make it easier for Albertans to give to charity

On Thursday, Peace River MLA Dan Williams tabled Bill 202, the Alberta Personal Income Tax (Charitable and Other Gifts) Amendment Act, to make it easier for Albertans to give to charity. Bill 202 proposes raising the non-refundable charitable tax credit from 10 per cent to 60 per cent for donations under $200. When combined with …

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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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