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Column: Jonathan Denis, MLA for Calgary Egmont

Column: Jonathan Denis, MLA for Calgary Egmont

Submitted by Jonathan Denis, MLA for Calgary Egmont

I hope that you and your family are having a great summer – especially now that we have (finally) been getting some good weather. Continue Reading

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Alberta’s defining moment

Alberta’s defining moment

By Rob Anderson, MLA Airdrie-Chestermere

How we manage Alberta’s finances during the next decade will likely determine the prosperity of our province for the next century. It’s a bold claim to be sure, but let me explain. Continue Reading

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Column: Is a national energy strategy good for Alberta? Depends

Column: Is a national energy strategy good for Alberta? Depends

By Rob Anderson, MLA for Airdrie-Chestermere

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s federal Conservatives are spearheading an effort to form a National Energy Strategy. Continue Reading

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Column: A new and better federalism

Column: A new and better federalism

By Rob Anderson – MLA for Airdrie-Chestermere

Congratulations to Prime Minister Harper and local MPs Blake Richards and Kevin Sorensen for their well deserved and eagerly awaited election wins! Continue Reading

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Alberta doctors say enough is enough

Alberta doctors say enough is enough

By Rob Anderson, MLA Airdrie-Chestermere

There are several reasons why doctors, nurses and other health workers are so highly respected. For one, they have devoted their lives to caring for the sick and afflicted. There are few of us whose lives haven’t been touched for the better by their charity and skill. Continue Reading

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Column: South Calgary Health Campus under budget and set to open next year

Column: South Calgary Health Campus under budget and set to open next year

Submitted by Dave Rodney, MLA Calgary-Lougheed

I had the opportunity to tour this state of the art facility recently and I can tell you that it is by far the most advanced structure of it’s kind that I have ever seen. It is designed from the ground up with innovation and the latest technology to create a world-class centre which will help redefine the way health care is delivered. Continue Reading

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Column: New schools are one step closer

Column: New schools are one step closer

By Rob Anderson, MLA Airdrie-Chestermere

Airdrie and Chestermere are one step closer to the announcement we are all hoping for – that our communities will receive three new schools to help us cope with our recent spike in population thereby ensuring our children have the same quality educational opportunities as their peers across Alberta. Continue Reading

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Column: What’s on your mind?

Column: What’s on your mind?

By Heather Forsyth, MLA Calgary Fish Creek

Well, constituents, you are staying consistent, to say the least! Your #1 priority for months has not changed. Health care remains on your mind and you continue to let me know how upset you are with the government. Continue Reading

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What Alberta’s Raj Sherman should do – and why

What Alberta’s Raj Sherman should do – and why

Troy Media – by Ken Chapman

It’s been about two months now since Dr. Raj Sherman was expelled from the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta. A lot happened leading up to that event and a lot more has happened since. There is a potential for a political game-changer in Alberta depending on what Raj Sherman decides to do about his political future. Continue Reading

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MLA COLUMN: POSITIVE DEVELOPMENTS IN HEALTH CARE

MLA COLUMN: POSITIVE DEVELOPMENTS IN HEALTH CARE

By Jonathan Denis, MLA Calgary Egmont

On November 30, the Alberta government announced the five-year action plan on Alberta’s health system.  This plan reflects our new five-year funding commitment and the input we received from Albertans in our consultations over the past year. Continue Reading

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