CALGARY (660 NEWS) — Campaigning for the provincial election continued in Calgary on Monday with multiple parties kicking off the week discussing their policies, should they be elected in just over three weeks time.
Alberta Party leader Stephen Mandel went door knocking around Calgary and announced that if he is elected his party will work to bring jobs back to Alberta from B.C. targeting creative industries like film.
I was pleased to announce the @AlbertaParty plan to aggressively bring jobs back to Alberta from B.C., especially for those in creative industries like film.
Thanks to @KeepABRolling and @YourAMPIA for hosting us for this important announcement in #yyc! #FiercelyAlbertan #abvote pic.twitter.com/6dVg6EeYUj
— Stephen Mandel (@SMandel_AB) March 25, 2019
Calgary was ground zero for the Alberta Liberals as well — as Liberal leader David Khan says his government would create revenue-neutral carbon tax — including enhanced rebates for low-income Albertans.
Climate Change is real and we are making it an Election priority. @ABLiberal rolled out our plan to safeguard the #Alberta environment with a revenue-neutral Carbon Tax. Newser on the beautiful Bow River right here in Downtown Calgary #ableg #abvote #abpoli #ablib pic.twitter.com/bnOgxfdjvU
— David Khan
Meanwhile, Freedom Conservative Party leader Derek Fildebrandt was in Chestermere talking about changes he would make to the province’s education system.
UCP leader Jason Kenney says if his party were to head the government, schools would operate under rules for gay-straight alliance clubs developed before the NDP came to power.
Premier Rachel Notley spoke in Calgary announcing they would expand a $25-a-day daycare if her party were to be re-elected.
Albertans will decide who they want in power when they head to the polls on April 16.