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  • Fall 2020 Legislative Session Priorities

    Posted by · October 28, 2020 5:43 PM

    Click the image below to learn more about the issues we're focused on for the 2020 Fall Legislative Session. 

  • Statement on the AHS Workers Wildcat Strikes

    Posted by · October 26, 2020 3:18 PM

    Alberta Liberal Leader David Khan’s Statement on the Wildcat Strikes by Healthcare Workers

    Today, healthcare workers, primarily the 11,000 workers Jason Kenney’s UCP government plans to fire, have engaged in wildcat strikes at healthcare facilities across the province.

    I stand in solidarity with them and with all Alberta’s critical frontline healthcare workers. 

    At the same time, we recognise the stress this is causing patients and their families, and we place the blame squarely on Jason Kenney, Tyler Shandro and the whole UCP government. 

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  • A Green Recovery is a Golden Opportunity for Alberta

    Posted by · October 14, 2020 11:31 AM

    The following piece by Alberta Liberal Leader David Khan was originally published as an op-ed. 

    As we continue to struggle with the “new normal” of this pandemic, we must do so with one eye towards recovery. In my mind, there is only one kind of recovery: one that gets people safely back to work and at the same time, addresses the other major crisis of our time, climate change.

    The federal government must take the lead on this because we need a national strategy that will both address the climate crisis and build the new economy.

    A green recovery in Canada means investing in communities hard-hit by the economic impact of both the pandemic and the climate crisis. It means big and bold policies, such as carbon capture and storage, the elimination of toxic chemicals in agriculture, consumer goods and manufacturing, and the protection and rehabilitation of land, fresh water, and ocean ecosystems. It also means small, community-based programs that allow individuals to take control of their carbon footprints.

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