This election choose a Better Way for Alberta
The parties have very different visions for Alberta ...
“Prentice pledges to freeze Alberta public-sector salaries”
“Wildrose to use more private care, out-of-province care to x long health waits.”
“Better health care management... $1 billion in health care savings ...a 5% reduction is easily attainable.”
“Alberta NDP promises to reverse cuts, create jobs.”
WHAT THE POLLS ARE SAYING . . .
Source: Mainstreet Technologies, April 15, 2015
The parties on corporate taxes:
The PCs want to increase taxes on the middle class, but they refuse to increase taxes on corporate profits.
The Wildrose Party want to increase taxes on the middle class, buwon’t increase taxes on either corporations or the wealthy.
The Liberal Party will raise corporate taxes by 2 per cent, but will exempt the majority of businesses - even profitable ones - from paying taxes.
The New Democratic Party will increase taxes on corporate profits by two per cent making sure everyone pays their fair share.
The parties on healthcare:
The Prentice PC Plan will cut $1 billion dollars and 1,700 jobs from healthcare next year.
The Wildrose Party has vowed even deeper spending and service cuts and a move toward privatizing aspects of our public healthcare system.
The Liberal Party said they would cut healthcare by $1 billion dollars by finding unspecified “efficiencies”.
The New Democratic says “no” to cuts and has promised adequate and sustainable funding for healthcare.
The parties on public education:
The PCs will freeze education spending and cut 300 front-line workers from schools. No new teachers will be hired, even though enrollment will increase by 12,000 students.
The Wildrose Party Party will freeze funding to school boards while putting more public money towards private schools.
The Liberal Party will put $100 million more towards in education this year.
The Alberta NDP will add an additional $179 million to education for teachers and frontline staff.
The Alberta NDP is the only party with a plan for getting the most from our oil sands:
The NDP has promised a Resource Owners’ Act that would promote bitumen upgrading and guarantee annual, public royalty reviews to ensure that Albertans are getting their fair share.
WHO CAN YOU TRUST IN THIS ELECTION? Connect the Dots!
Too close to big oil companies and other powerful corporations
Wants to privatize health care
Leads a floundering party that can’t even field a full slate of candidates
Will stand up for working people
This election presents Albertans with an historic opportunity for change.
Please inform yourself. And please vote. Together, we can turn this opportunity into a reality!