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1st Quarter Fiscal Update Demonstrates NDP Failures

This week the Alberta Liberals were vindicated in their vote against the NDP government's budget. Finance Minister Joe Ceci provided Albertans with a bleak quarterly fiscal update and higher than expected projections for both the deficit and economic contraction. 

The credit downgrades and ballooning deficit of this government have been fueled by poor economic and fiscal choices. The NDP have discouraged investment with additional taxes, frivolous lawsuits, and economic policy rooted in ideology rather than facts. They have created financial uncertainty with spending that grossly exceeds revenue, and their unwillingness or inability to formulate a plan to eliminate the debt.

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Celebrating Alberta Farmworkers Day

Leader David Swann made the following statement on Alberta Farm Workers Day:

“This Farm Workers Day is a particularly special one. For years, the Alberta Liberals called on successive Progressive Conservative governments to protect the basic rights of farm workers and bring Alberta in line with the rest of Canada. 

“Despite serious errors in communication by the NDP governement, I was proud to support the protection and benefits the Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act provides. Farmworkers, farmers and Alberta’s access to foreign markets are all supported by this bill.


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