Alberta Liberal Leader David Khan and MLA David Swann issue the following statement celebrating Lunar New Year.
Khan stated, “On behalf of the Alberta Liberals, I wish all Albertans of Asian heritage a happy Lunar New Year. We hope they enjoy newfound prosperity in the coming year. We honour the families who gather for their traditional reunion dinner to share this joyous event.
Swann stated, “This is the year of the Pig. Pigs are associated with with being realistic, hard-working and enjoying life. These are all traits we share together as Albertans. I hope all those celebrating enjoy the day and the coming year.”
Khan stated, “The year of the Pig also means being financially responsible. We encourage a prudent approach to rebuilding our economy for the benefit of everyone without saddling current and future generations with debt. We support a society that is diverse, inclusive and caring for all Albertans. Let’s use our cultural connections as the foundation to build a better future in Alberta.
Alberta Liberal Leader David Khan and MLA David Swann released the following statement for Black History Month:
Khan stated, “The black community in Alberta has made a tremendous contribution to our province’s history. Black History Month is an opportunity for all Albertans to share their stories in building this Province.
Alberta Liberals celebrate and honour the black community. We support a tolerant, inclusive, and multicultural Province.
Swann stated, “Black History Month reminds us that our diversity is our strength. We must always fight against pervasive racism, xenophobia and discrimination. The outstanding contributions of black Albertans and Canadians demonstrates that skin colour is never – and should never – be a barrier to greatness.”
Alberta Liberal Leader David Khan and MLA David Swann issue the following release on the Redwater Supreme Court decision.
Khan stated, “We believe in the polluter pay principle. We also believe Alberta taxpayers must be protected from massive liabilities. This historic Supreme Court ruling goes a long way to strengthening safeguards for our environment and Alberta taxpayers. Bankruptcy can no longer shield irresponsible energy companies.
“Alberta Liberals believe more must be done to address the province’s estimated $260 billion in cleanup liabilities. We have to adopt proactive measures against worst case scenarios.
“We are renewing our call that Alberta energy companies be mandated to purchase reclamation and cleanup bonds as insurance against financial catastrophe.”