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A living wage is good for families

Posted on September 23, 2016

By Trevor Horne, MLA for Spruce Grove-St. Albert. First published in the Stony Plain Reporter Sept. 23, 2016. Prior to being elected as MLA for the wonderful constituency of Spruce Grove-St. Albert, I…

Calgary NDP MLA explains support for minimum wage hike

Posted on September 22, 2016

By Brian Malkinson, MLA for Calgary-Currie. First published in the Edmonton Sun, Sept. 22, 2016 Alberta is an amazing place. It is a place of great beauty in our landscapes, and great warmth in our hearts.…

A higher minimum wage has broad support.

Posted on September 19, 2016

By Jamie Kleinsteuber, MLA for Calgary-Northern Hills. First published in the Calgary Herald Sept. 18, 2016 Right now, thousands of Albertans go to work every day, but are still unable to make ends meet.…

Looking back on a busy August

Posted on September 9, 2016

By Maria Fitzpatrick, MLA for Lethbridge-East. First published in The Lethbridge Herald Sept. 9, 2016 Every month as I sit to write my column I have a dilemma because there is so much to say and I have…

Celebrating Calgary Pride Week

Posted on September 2, 2016

By Ricardo Miranda, MLA for Calgary-Cross. First published in the Calgary Herald, Sept. 2, 2016.   I have had the privilege to march in Pride parades all across this beautiful province, but Calgary’s…

Grants for Alberta Brewers a Recipe for Success

Posted on September 2, 2016

By Graham Sucha, MLA for Calgary-Shaw. First published in the Okotoks Western Wheel Aug. 24, 2016 Dear Editor, As an Alberta MLA I was disappointed, but not surprised, to see the Highwood Wildrose MLA…

Update from the MLA

Posted on September 1, 2016

By Bruce Hinkley, MLA for Wetaskiwin-Camrose. First published in the Camrose Canadian Sept. 1, 2016 Congratulations to the Earl Runte family, which has been awarded an Alberta Century Farm and Ranch Award…

Sherwood Park Update

Posted on August 29, 2016

By Annie McKitrick, MLA for Sherwood Park. First published in Sherwood Park News August 26, 2016. This week, I was reminded that summer is coming to a close for our K-12 and post-secondary students. In…

Wildrose putting politics before Albertans

Posted on August 23, 2016

By Barb Miller, MLA for Red Deer-South. First published in the Olds Albertan, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. It’s abundantly clear that the official opposition is putting politics before the interests of Albertans. …

Fair election system necessary

Posted on August 16, 2016

By Rod Loyola, MLA for Edmonton-Ellerslie First published in the Lamont Leader, Tuesday August 16, 2016.   Our government is strongly committed to creating a fair, democratic and modern electoral system…

Cheers to Troubled Monk

Posted on August 10, 2016

By Joe Ceci, MLA for Calgary Fort First published in the Red Deer Advocate, Wednesday, August 10, 2016, p. A4 I (recently) had the pleasure of visiting the community of Red Deer and stopping by Troubled…

Election spending limits help democracy

Posted on August 6, 2016

Election spending limits help democracy By Graham Sucha Re: “A blow to democracy,” Editorial, Aug. 3. First Published August 6, 2016 in the Calgary Herald. I am privileged to be a member of a committee…

Please nominate for Alberta Volunteer Awards

Posted on August 3, 2016

Written by Ricardo Miranda, MLA for Calgary-Cross. First published in Slave Lake Lakeside Leader on August 3,2016. Each day, in communities across the province, volunteers are at work; their efforts helping…

'Erin's Corner' From the Desk of MLA Erin Babcock

Posted on July 29, 2016

What a fabulous month July has been around the constituency! I started July celebrating Canada Day serving over 1000 pancakes in Spruce Grove at Heritage Park, a well-organized event hosted by the City…

Fallout of personal attacks

Posted on July 28, 2016

Written by Annie McKitrick, MLA for Sherwood Park. First published in Sherwood Park News on July 28, 2016. The choice to seek political office is not an easy decision. Often, one’s personal background…

Our Climate Leadership Plan

Posted on July 27, 2016

Written by Danielle Larivee, MLA for Lesser Slave Lake. First published in Slave Lake Lakeside Leader on July 27, 2016. Lesser Slave Lake is home to some of the strongest and most resilient people in…

Municipal guidelines changing

Posted on July 22, 2016

Written by MLA Estefania Cortes-Vargas. First published in Sherwood Park News on July 22, 2016. Alberta is growing, as is Strathcona-Sherwood Park. Our constituency is made up of some of the best communities…

A healthier economy and province

Posted on July 20, 2016

Written by MLA Bruce Hinkley, Wetaskiwin-Camrose. First published in the Wetaskiwin Times Advertiser on July 20, 2016. Our Government is committed to restoring a healthier economy without compromising…

Dignity for all occupations

Posted on July 12, 2016

Written by Graham Sucha, MLA for Calgary-Shaw. Before I was elected I worked in the restaurant business for half my life and was a manager for nearly a decade. There is a real problem with turnover in…

Laying a foundation of dignity and hope

Posted on July 11, 2016

Written by David Shepherd, MLA for Edmonton-Centre. Sometimes when I talk to people, they’re surprised at the number of different jobs I held before I was elected as the MLA for Edmonton-Centre. I’ve…