HONOURING OUR FALLEN HEROES | United Conservatives Keep Promise with Heroes Fund

United Conservatives have kept another election promise with Bill 47, which includes the new Heroes Fund for first responders.   The fund provides a one-time, tax-free payment of $100,000 to eligible families of first responders who lost their lives while performing their duties.   The Heroes Fund was announced by United Conservative MLAs Tany Yao […]

More Jobs, More Promises Kept | Partnering with Alberta’s First Nations in Resource Development

During the last election, Jason Kenney promised that a United Conservative government would partner with Alberta’s First Nations in responsible resource development, putting reconciliation beyond words and into meaningful action.    And with the announcement today the recently-formed Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation has partnered with a consortium of six Alberta First Nations in the Cascade […]

Keeping Albertans Safe | An Alberta Provincial Parole Board

A new provincial parole board was a big piece of the United Conservatives election platform in the last election. And with Bill 18 passed, it’s now another promise kept by Jason Kenney and his team. The new Alberta Parole Board means stronger measures to keep Albertans safe and to ensure repeat offenders and parolees are […]

PROMISE KEPT | Workers no longer forced to fund union political activism

Before the legislature wrapped up its business this week, United Conservatives kept another major promise with the passage of Bill 32, legislation that ends the practice of using mandatory union dues to fund political campaigns without the explicit opt-in of the worker.   Too often in Alberta, we’ve seen workers have to fund campaigns to […]

GOOD NEWS | New legislation passed to get tough on theft and crime

The number one job for any government is to protect public safety.   United Conservatives made big promises in the last election to get tough on theft and address an increase in crime, especially in rural Alberta.   With the passing of Bill 21 and Bill 25 in the legislature, more progress has been by […]

Bill 22 Passed | More Action Taken on Reducing Red Tape

This past week, United Conservatives passed Bill 22, the Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act.    It’s another promise made, promise kept from Jason Kenney and UCP MLAs who are working at a breakneck pace in the legislature to get our economy back on track.    During the election, we promised to reduce red tape in […]

Tackling Addictions | 400 Beds and New Recovery Communities

With a 30 per cent increase in the number of beds, our United Conservative government is keeping an election promise to focus not just on treatment, but changing lives with new recovery communities. These recovery communities will lead to 400 new beds and provide a holistic approach with the goal for a patient to come […]

Promise Kept | Choice in Education Act Passed

After promising in the last election that Alberta’s strong history of school choice would be strengthened and protected, the Choice in Education Act officially passed in the legislature.   It’s another promise made and a promise kept by Jason Kenney and United Conservaitve MLAs.   The fact is, when the NDP were in power, they […]