Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 | Alberta Party, Calgary-Elbow, Events, Featured
Join our team on Saturday February 23rd as we officially open up our Campaign office at the old Smiling Buddha Tattoo Location in the heart of Marda Loop. Come meet the team, grab a lawn sign and also learn more about getting involved in our campaign.
Drop by from 2:00pm to 4:00pm! We can’t wait to see everyone there.
- Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2 PM – 4 PM
- 2409 33rd Avenue SW
- In-front parking maybe an issue, as we don’t wish to disrupt adjacent businesses. There are plenty of side streets within a short walking distance.
More details or to RSVP can be found on Greg’s Facebook page.
Friday, February 15th, 2019 | Alberta Party, Calgary-Elbow, Volunteer
Want to get involved in Greg’s campaign and join our great team? We have two volunteer positions that we’re looking to fill for the upcoming election. If you’re interested send us an email at email@example.com or fill out our volunteer form.
We have a team, we need a coordinator and someone to look after where signs go when the writ drops…
Do you like pounding stakes into frozen ground?
Do you have a truck?
We need YOU!!!
We have a team of 4 great people who are willing to look after installing lawn signs.
Are you kinda techy?
We have a long list of folks who want to make an endorsement video for Greg….we need someone to contact them, show them a few examples, then get them to send their video in!
Let me know if you need anything more formal for the website
If you want to join our team or learn more about both positions, us our volunteer form to get intouch.
Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 | Alberta Party, Calgary-Elbow, Greg In The News, Press Release
The Alberta’s Elections Commissioner is conducting an unprecedented number of investigations. Today I asked for the committee that oversees his budget to ensure his office has the resources he needs to do his job.
“I have written to MLA Shepherd asking that the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices review the budget allocation for the Election Commissioner, both for this fiscal year as well as the next fiscal year.
The commissioner is currently dealing with a number of investigations into possible misconduct, and my concern is that the number and complexity of these investigations could be taxing the limited resources they have available.
It is incredibly important that Albertans are able to trust the integrity of the democratic process, and properly funding the office of the Election Commissioner is part of ensuring that trust.”
You can see the full release here
Friday, February 1st, 2019 | Alberta Party, Calgary-Elbow, Greg In The News
“Springbank is the only viable project that will protect downtown Calgary, human life, taxpayer-funded infrastructure and river communities,” said Clark. “I’m hopeful this will create momentum for a project that has taken far longer than anyone hoped.”
Clark noted that the acquisition respects the history the landowners have with this property and ensures existing ranching operations can continue.
“The Robinson family deserves thanks for recognizing that Albertans are in this together,” said Clark. “I’m pleased to see the purchase agreement honours the family’s long history on the land and preserves their cattle business, along with heritage buildings.
“But we’re not there yet. The regulatory process is moving very slowly, and the government needs to work as quickly as possible to get this project built and to see our community protected,” said Clark.
Read the full press release here.
Thursday, January 24th, 2019 | Alberta Party
Constituency staff are non-partisan government employees. When MLAs force them to use their taxpayer-funded time for partisan purposes, there should be consequences.
My colleague Karen McPherson deserves kudos for her persistent efforts to get to the bottom of this.
MLA Rosendahl’s behaviour raises two questions:
1) How does the NDP, who are supposed to be champions of workers everywhere, tolerate bullying of an MLA’s staffer?
2) Why have the UCP been silent? Do they have skeletons they don’t want escaping from their constituency closets?
I think Karen said it best:
“My bigger concern is that this issue is looking like a larger pattern of behaviour from the government, with harassment and bullying to the point that staff – and even MLAs – are leaving, while these matters continue to be covered up.
For this worker to be fired after she filed a complaint with the Public Interest Commissioner – a last resort – is shameful and ironic, because such actions would not be tolerated in the Alberta Public Service under the government’s own new whistleblower protection legislation.”
Read the full release here.