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Provincial Election 2019

On the Issues: Peter Mueller – NDP

By Medicine Hat News on April 11th, 2019

1. Outside of pipelines, what is the biggest challenge facing Alberta? I’ve had the pleasure of knocking on a lot of doors in Cypress-Medicine Hat and something I hear often from residents is that we need good jobs. That’s why I’m focused on creating good jobs, diversifying our economy and fighting for pipelines. Rachel Notley ... Read More »

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On the Issues: Drew Barnes – UCP

By Medicine Hat News on April 11th, 2019

1. Outside of pipelines, what is the biggest challenge facing Alberta Alberta’s huge steps back in competitiveness. Carbon taxes, over regulatory burdens, high electricity prices, significant labour and employment changes, significant tax increases, regulatory encroachments by governments and huge recent deficits and debt accumulation have driven billions in investment away from Alberta. 2. How do ... Read More »

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On the Issues: Terry Blacquier – Alberta Advantage Party

By Medicine Hat News on April 11th, 2019

1. Outside of pipelines, what is the biggest challenge facing Alberta? One of the biggest challenges we face is turning the economy around and getting hard working Albertans back to work. We have a solid platform that addresses a number of key issues in the Energy sector, Agriculture and renewables {wind, solar, thermal}. With streamlining ... Read More »

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On the Issues: Colette Smithers – Alberta Party

By Medicine Hat News on April 11th, 2019

1. Outside of pipelines, what is the biggest challenge facing Alberta? The people of Cypress-Medicine Hat are concerned about Alberta’s economy and employment. An Alberta Party government’s Jobs First plan will attract investment and create jobs for Alberta families. The plan expects to expand the provincial economy by $16 billion and foster the creation of ... Read More »

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Most candidates attend education meet-and-greet

By JEREMY APPEL on April 11th, 2019

jappel@medicinehatnews.com@MHNJeremyAppel Two Alberta Teachers Association locals hosted a forum on public education Wednesday at the Medicine Hat Golf and Country Club. ATA Local 2 (Prairie Rose School Division) and ATA Local 39 (Medicine Hat Catholic Board of Education) gave candidates from each local riding the opportunity to present for three minutes their priorities for education ... Read More »

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Rally held outside UCP office over GSA policy

By JEREMY APPEL on April 11th, 2019

jappel@medicinehatnews.com@MHNJeremyAppel Protesters congregated outside the constituency office of Cypress-Medicine Hat UCP candidate Drew Barnes Tuesday to voice opposition to his party’s policy on gay-straight alliances. There were similar protests in Lethbridge and Red Deer that day. Caelan Hart, who helped organize the local demonstration as a member of Project Rainbow Medicine Hat, says its primary ... Read More »

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On the Issues: Jamah Farah – Alberta Liberals

By Medicine Hat News on April 10th, 2019

1. Outside of pipelines, what is the biggest challenge facing Alberta? The biggest challenge facing Alberta are lack of diversity economic. We only depend fossil fuel industries whom always unpredictable. 2. How do your party’s policies bring jobs to Southeastern Alberta? We will create whole different industries can generate job that didn’t exist today. Like ... Read More »

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On the Issues: Collin Pacholek – Alberta Independence Party

By Medicine Hat News on April 10th, 2019

1. Outside of pipelines, what is the biggest challenge facing Alberta? The lack of support, understanding and representation by our federal government. For example, worried about SNC-Lavalin jobs, when Alberta has lost far more than that. How about the truck drivers that drove to Ottawa? The people are not being heard by our government. It ... Read More »

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On the Issues – Jim Black – Alberta Party

By Medicine Hat News on April 10th, 2019

1. Outside of pipelines, what is the biggest challenge facing Alberta? I think the looming infrastructure upgrades that are required by rural Alberta will be a significant challenge for the next legislature. With the MSI program coming to an end in 2021, where will municipalities find the fund to continue the necessary improvements to rural ... Read More »

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Candidates speak up on supervised consumption

By GILLIAN SLADE on April 10th, 2019

gslade@medicinehatnews.com@MHNGillianSlade Many election candidates agree on the need for a supervised consumption site in Medicine Hat but feel more needs to be done to address the core reasons for addiction and where they are located. Todd Beasley, independent candidate for Brooks-Medicine Hat, says we clearly have to protect the weakest members of society but this ... Read More »

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