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‘No basis in reality’: NDP decries Saskatchewan premier’s COVID-19 response

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The Opposition says Premier Scott Moe‘s response to Saskatchewan’s current spread of COVID-19 has “no basis in reality.” The NDP said national data shows that Saskatchewan has had the worst rate of deaths over the last seven days in the entire country as well as the highest rate of …

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NDP calls on premier to remove Drew Barnes from UCP caucus for spreading ‘dangerous misinformation’ – Lethbridge

NDP calls on premier to remove Drew Barnes from UCP caucus for spreading ‘dangerous misinformation’ - Lethbridge

NDP members are now calling for the MLA Drew Barnes to be removed from the UCP caucus after he questioned the reliability of COVID-19 tests and masks during a live interview with an independent media outlet on Thursday. “It’s completely unacceptable for an elected official to be spreading conspiracy …

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Alberta new business owners, NDP call for changes to newly expanded relaunch grant

Calgary new business welcomes grant from the province to keep operating

Some new businesses in Alberta, along with the Official Opposition NDP, continue to question the UCP government’s newly expanded Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant. The expansion will allow businesses that started operating between March 1 and Oct. 31, 2020 to be eligible for funding. The province estimated some …

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Hinshaw to give Alberta COVID-19 update Wednesday as NDP calls for action to contain variants

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Alberta’s NDP is calling for more action from the provincial government on how it will manage the COVID-19 variants initially detected in the U.K. and South Africa if they begin spreading locally. So far, all of the variant cases that have been detected in the province have been travel-related, …

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Ahead of possible 2021 election, vying for elusive Quebec vote means looking to young francophones

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As the country settles into its second year of the pandemic and party leaders ruminate on the December brush with elections when Liberals survived a confidence vote, their parties are already vying for the elusive Quebec vote. Determined not to be as blindsided by the francophone factor as they …

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‘Deep concern’: BC Liberals call on NDP government to provide additional COVID-19 data

‘Deep concern’: BC Liberals call on NDP government to provide additional COVID-19 data

The B.C. Liberals are expressing “deep concern” about transparency around COVID-19-related data and is calling for the province to release additional information on the pandemic. In a letter sent to Health Minister Adrian Dix Monday, BC Liberal MLAs Renee Merrifield and Jackie Tegart say the public needs more information …

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NDP removes MP from committee roles after travelling abroad to see sick family member

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The federal NDP said Friday that it has removed an MP from her shadow critic roles after it was revealed she had left the country amid strict public health guidelines to not travel during the coronavirus pandemic. A statement from the NDP said Niki Ashton, who represents the Manitoba …

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Premier Horgan suggests B.C. moved too quickly to postpone elective, scheduled surgeries

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B.C. Premier John Horgan says the one thing he regrets in the province’s COVID-19 response is moving too quickly to cancel scheduled and elective surgeries. Speaking on a broad number of issues in a year-end interview with Global News, Horgan says the province could have avoided pushing back many …

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COVID-19: Alberta NDP calls for UCP cabinet minister to step down over report of Hawaii vacation

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By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 31, 2020 9:45 pm     Updated December 31, 2020 9:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s Opposition NDP …

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Sask. NDP demands Joe Hargrave resign after Palm Springs trip; Moe says he will stay

Sask. NDP demands Joe Hargrave resign after Palm Springs trip; Moe says he will stay

The Saskatchewan NDP posed a number of questions to Premier Scott Moe, and called for Joe Hargrave to resign from his cabinet appointments, following revelations about the minister’s ongoing trip to Palm Springs, California. “Joe Hargrave, with the permission of the Premier has flown off to the state of …

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