Days in office 440 Elected on April 16, 2019
Took office on April 30, 2019
Not started 228 of 325 70%
In progress 33 of 325 10%
Achieved 63 of 325 19%
Broken 1 of 325 0%
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Not started Agriculture Allow employers to choose whether to purchase insurance from the market or from the WCB (provided standards of coverage are met) Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Consult on land sales to replace good agricultural land lost to urban expansion. Consult with First Nations communities, municipalities, and others. Start the discussion!
In progress Agriculture Consult with farmers to develop recommendations for the Farm Freedom and Safety Act (FFSA) Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Ensure basic safety standards in agricultural regulation Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Ensure farmers set key agriculture research priorities Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Exempt small farms from employment legislation Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Fight back against attacks on agriculture by special interests Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Lobby for constitutional entrenchment of property rights and adopt an Alberta Property Rights Protection Act Start the discussion!
Achieved Agriculture Minimize the red tape burden on farmers and ranchers Start the discussion!
Achieved Agriculture Pass the Farm Freedom and Safety Act (FFSA) in 2019 Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Perform a comprehensive review of risk mitigation programs, regarding agriculture Start the discussion!
Achieved Agriculture Repeal Bill 6 in 2019 Start the discussion!
Not started Agriculture Streamline the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation Start the discussion!
Achieved budget Appoint an independent panel to propose a plan to balance the budget and pay down debt Start the discussion!
In progress budget Cancel the previous government's $3.7 billion rail car leases Start the discussion!
Not started budget Formalize an annual spending review process Start the discussion!
In progress budget Maintain spending and balance the budget by 2022/23 without compromising core services Start the discussion!
Not started budget Move Alberta closer to the provincial average in program spending per capita over four years Start the discussion!
Achieved budget Reduce the Premier’s salary by 10% and MLAs’ salaries by 5% Start the discussion!
Achieved Carbon Tax Constitutionally challenge the federal carbon tax Start the discussion!
Achieved Carbon Tax Introduce Bill 1, The Carbon Tax Repeal Act Start the discussion!
Achieved Carbon Tax Release an impact report on NDP’s “Climate Leadership Plan” on Alberta’s economy Start the discussion!
Achieved Carbon Tax Release an impact report on the costs of adopting a $50/tonne carbon tax Start the discussion!
Achieved Carbon Tax Subject any future carbon tax to a referendum Start the discussion!
In progress Corporate Taxes Enact a Job Creation Tax Cut to reduce the general income tax rate on businesses from 12% to 8% over four years Start the discussion!
Not started Corporate Taxes Improve Alberta’s tax competitiveness once the budget is balanced Start the discussion!
Achieved Corporate Taxes Maintain the small business tax rate at 2% Start the discussion!
Not started Federal Issues End Alberta’s agreement to increase the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) payroll tax by $1,624 per family Start the discussion!
In progress Federal Issues Lobby Canada Mortgage and Home Corporation (CMHC) stress tests are removed from Alberta residents Start the discussion!
Achieved Federal Issues Lobby for reforms to the Employment Insurance program Start the discussion!
Not started Federal Issues Lobby for the exclusion of non-renewable resources revenues from the equalization formula Start the discussion!
Not started Federal Issues Lobby the federal government for a cap on equalization transfers Start the discussion!
Not started Federal Issues Lobby the federal government to adopt a Charter of Economic Rights, by working with Manitoba Start the discussion!
Not started Federal Issues Lobby the federal government to convert the Canada Health Transfer (CHT) and Canada Social Transfer (CST) to tax points Start the discussion!
Not started Federal Issues Lobby the federal government to increase the limit of the Fiscal Stabilization Fund Start the discussion!
Not started Infrastructure Limit the use of “cost plus contracts” for procurement of capital projects Start the discussion!
Achieved Infrastructure Maintain the existing Government of Alberta Capital Plan for 2019/20 through 2022/23 Start the discussion!
In progress Infrastructure Pass the Alberta Infrastructure Act Start the discussion!
Not started Infrastructure Prepare and publicly release a 20-year Strategic Capital Plan for Alberta Start the discussion!
Not started Infrastructure Prepare and publicly release an annual Government of Alberta Infrastructure Report Start the discussion!
Not started Infrastructure Use alternative financing for procurement of capital projects when there is a solid business case Start the discussion!
Not started Innovation Investments of public money will have a clear ‘return on investment’ criteria Start the discussion!
Not started Innovation Pilot projects to test global ‘best practices’ to help deliver public services Start the discussion!
Not started Innovation Simplify the way starts-up and growth companies secure public and private funding Start the discussion!
Achieved labour New forms of leave adopted in recent legislation Start the discussion!
Achieved labour Retain new procedures relating to the duty of fair representation Start the discussion!
Achieved labour Retain the current essential services legislation Start the discussion!
In progress Labour Protect workers from being forced to fund political parties and causes without explicit opt-in approval Start the discussion!
Not started Labour Require the Labour Relations Board to provide legal support to all union workers Start the discussion!
Achieved Labour Restore the mandatory secret ballot for union certification votes Start the discussion!
Achieved Labour Retain new procedural powers given to the Labour Relations Board, Employment Standards, and labour arbitrators Start the discussion!
Achieved Labour Return to a holiday pay qualifying period of 30 work days in the 12 months preceding a general holiday Start the discussion!
Achieved Labour Return to a regular / irregular workday distinction for calculating holiday pay Start the discussion!
Achieved Labour Reverse the change in 2018 that eliminated the option for workers and employers to develop straight-time banked hours arrangements Start the discussion!
In progress Labour Reverse the replacement worker ban in the public sector Start the discussion!
Achieved Labour Strengthen new provisions in the Labour Relations Code that have reduced the duplication of employment claims in multiple forums (such as labour relations, employment standards, arbitration, and privacy) Start the discussion!
Not started Minimum Wage Analyse and publish all available economic data on the labour market impact of the 50% increase in minimum wage Start the discussion!
Achieved Minimum Wage Appoint a Minimum Wage Expert Panel to assess the income of hospitality industry workers who serve alcohol Start the discussion!
Achieved Minimum Wage Introduce a Youth Job Creation Wage of $13.00 for workers who are 17 years of age or younger Start the discussion!
Achieved Minimum Wage Retain the general $15.00 minimum wage Start the discussion!
Achieved Red Tape Appoint a Minister for Red Tape Reduction to lead the Action Plan and work towards the one-third reduction target Start the discussion!
Achieved Red Tape Create a Red Tape Challenge Website at StopRedTape.ca Start the discussion!
Not started Red Tape Cut red tape within the government Start the discussion!
In progress Red Tape Fight for an end to interprovincial barriers to free trade Start the discussion!
Achieved Red Tape Form industry panels to help the Minister identify unnecessary red tape in every sector of Alberta’s economy Start the discussion!
Not started Red Tape Implement a “One-In / One-Out” rule requiring ministries to identify at least one offsetting regulation for every new regulation created Start the discussion!
Not started Red Tape Move from a process to outcome-based regulatory approach Start the discussion!
Achieved Red Tape Pass a Red Tape Reduction Act to measure, report, and reduce the province’s regulatory decisions to be made Start the discussion!
Not started Tourism Change Travel Alberta's mandate to facilitate private sector funding and public-private partnerships Start the discussion!
In progress Tourism Direct Travel Alberta to work with stakeholders to develop a new 10-year Tourism Strategy Start the discussion!
Achieved Tourism Establish a target to double tourism spending in Alberta to $20 billion by 2030 Start the discussion!
Achieved Tourism Make tourism the responsibility of the Minister of Economic Development and Trade Start the discussion!
Not started Tourism Reprofile a portion of existing government funding for tourism into a Tourism Partnership Incentive Fund (TPIF) Start the discussion!
Not started Tourism Work with the federal government and airport authorities in Calgary and Edmonton to increase flights from tourist source countries Start the discussion!
Not started Efficiencies Combine paper health care cards with either driver’s licenses or provincial photo ID cards Start the discussion!
Not started Efficiencies Expand the scope of practice of other health professionals, such as opticians, optometrists, and paramedics Start the discussion!
In progress Efficiencies Increase the budget of the Alberta Health Quality Council (HQCA) by $1 million annually Start the discussion!
Not started Efficiencies Increase the number and scope of nurse practitioners and allow them to bill directly Start the discussion!
Not started Efficiencies Remove the cap on midwifery services Start the discussion!
Achieved Efficiencies Review the Connect Care contract and My Health Care Records to reduce potential duplication of services Start the discussion!
In progress EFFICIENCIES Review Alberta Health Services to identify savings, and use that money for front-line services Start the discussion!
In progress EFFICIENCIES Stop the $200 million plan to buy laundry machines and instead use private contractors for AHS laundry services Start the discussion!
Achieved EFFICIENCIES Stop the $640 million 'Superlab' and the nationalization of laboratory services Start the discussion!
In progress General Maintain or increase health spending and maintain a universally accessible, publicly funded health care system Start the discussion!
Not started General Reduce surgical wait times to no more than four months over four years Start the discussion!
Not started inclusivity Convene a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Action Group and allocate $500,000 annually to help Albertans open RDSPs and access federal grants Start the discussion!
Not started inclusivity Expand access for Self-Managed Care and increasing funds available under the Residential Access Modification Program Start the discussion!
Not started inclusivity Increase support for FNMI families who have children with disabilities and extend Alberta’s PDD supports with federal funds Start the discussion!
Not started inclusivity Make the Government of Alberta a leader in hiring Albertans with disabilities Start the discussion!
Not started inclusivity Open four new family governed resource centres to serve St. Paul, Grande Prairie, Medicine Hat, and Edmonton families at $1.5 million/year Start the discussion!
Not started inclusivity Provide $5 million/year for new partnerships to create job opportunities for persons with disabilities Start the discussion!
Not started inclusivity Restore the PDD program to its pre-2009 eligibility criteria or elimate divisions of age and access by incorporating PDD, the Brain Injury Initiative, FASD Networks funding, and FSCD Start the discussion!
Achieved Inclusivity Restore the Wellness Resiliency and Partnerships program to support children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in schools with $1 million/year Start the discussion!
Not started Inclusivity Update the 2004 Standards for Special Education Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health and Addiction Expand home care to support those who identify addiction and mental health as a primary concern Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health and Addiction Expand police and crisis teams, provincial family violence treatment programs, diversion programs, and drug treatment courts to more communities by developing mental health court models Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health and Addiction Increase access to mental health services and use of emergency departments for those in contact with the criminal justice system while reducing recidivism Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health and Addiction Increase access to services to manage the impact of Indian Residential Schools on mental health for FNMI people and communities Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health and Addiction Increase earlier access to addiction and mental health services through primary care centers Start the discussion!
In progress Mental Health and Addiction Invest $100 million over four years to implement a Mental Health and Addiction Strategy based in part on the report of the Alberta Mental Health Review Committee Start the discussion!
Not started Mental Health and Addiction Support FNMI people and communities by establishing a continuum of addiction and mental health services, Start the discussion!
Achieved Opioids Appoint an Associate Minister for Mental Health and Addictions Start the discussion!
Not started Opioids Ensure that provincial funding programs are determined on evidence including ensuring eligibility for successful faith-based models Start the discussion!
In progress Opioids Establish a dedicated Opioid Enforcement Team within the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) at a cost of $10 million over four years Start the discussion!
Achieved Opioids Expand Drug Treatment Courts with an investment of $20 million over four years Start the discussion!
In progress Opioids Invest $40 million over four years to launch an Opioid Response Strategy Start the discussion!
Not started Opioids Lobby the federal government to increase resources for drug interdiction and to restore mandatory minimum penal sentences for drug traffickers Start the discussion!
Not started Opioids Work with physician groups to reduce the prescription of opioid drugs and ensure ensure general practitioners have training in opioid replacement therapy Start the discussion!
Not started Palliative Care Continue to shift from hospital to community-based home and hospice care Start the discussion!
Not started Palliative Care Develop effective caregiver supports to support patients Start the discussion!
Not started Palliative Care Establish and implement palliative care education, training, and standards for health professionals Start the discussion!
Not started Palliative Care Raise public awareness of palliative care and how and when to access it Start the discussion!
In progress Primary Care Expand already successful innovations in the health care system, in particular the “medical home” care model of the Crowfoot Village Family Practice Start the discussion!
Not started seniors Allow for the creation of innovative community options for semi-independent seniors Start the discussion!
Not started seniors Maintain all existing seniors' benefits Start the discussion!
Not started seniors Prioritize funding for the creation of new long-term care beds Start the discussion!
Achieved seniors Return to using the Affordable Supportive Living Initiative (ALSI) Start the discussion!
In progress Supervised Consumption Sites Conduct an evidence-based socio-economic analysis of the impact of existing drug consumptions sites Start the discussion!
In progress Supervised Consumption Sites Consult with local communities, police, municipalities, and others on the location of existing sites to determine if they are optimal Start the discussion!
Not started Supervised Consumption Sites Only endorse new Overdose Prevention Sites if they have clear plans to provide treatment services Start the discussion!
Not started Supervised Consumption Sites Only endorse new supervised consumption sites if there have been extensive consultations with affected communities and a robust evidence-based analysis of the socio-economic impact of a potential drug consumption site Start the discussion!
Not started charter schools Allow charter schools to own property Start the discussion!
Not started Charter schools Lift charter school enrolment caps Start the discussion!
Achieved Charter schools Remove the cap on the number of charter schools Start the discussion!
Not started Charter schools Treat charter schools as priorities above other possible uses for surplus public-school infrastructure Start the discussion!
In progress curriculum Pause the curriculum review and broaden consultations to include more perspectives from parents, teachers, and subject matter experts Start the discussion!
In progress Curriculum Consent will be taught as an essential part of the sexual education curriculum Start the discussion!
In progress Curriculum Curriculum will be written in plain language that students, parents, and teachers can understand and include knowledge and skills that students should possess by the time of their high school matriculation Start the discussion!
Not started Curriculum End the focus on “discovery” or “inquiry” learning, also known as constructivism, by repealing Ministerial Order #001/2013 and replace it with a new Ministerial Order which focusses on teaching essential knowledge Start the discussion!
In progress Curriculum Financial literacy will be a mandatory element woven throughout the curriculum Start the discussion!
Not started Curriculum Reinforce the need for open, critical debate and thinking as key to lifelong learning Start the discussion!
In progress Curriculum The social studies curriculum will not include or be taught with political bias Start the discussion!
Not started educational choice Ensure that requests from parents for blended homeschool programs are facilitated Start the discussion!
Achieved educational choice Respect the constitutional right to separate schools Start the discussion!
Not started Educational choice Add to the preamble of the Education Act recognizing Section 26.3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, reinforcing educational choice Start the discussion!
Not started Educational choice Protect the status of independent schools and home schoolers in legislation and maintain funding for these educational choices Start the discussion!
Not started Educational Choice Affirm parents have primary responsibility for the education of their children Start the discussion!
In progress Educational Choice Introduce a Choice in Education Act Start the discussion!
Not started funding Encourage the sharing of busing and infrastructure where appropriate, while respecting the distinctive nature of multiple school systems Start the discussion!
Not started funding Review the current funding formula to ensure that rural schools have adequate resources to deliver programs in an equitable way Start the discussion!
Not started Funding Continue to build new schools, while ordering an immediate audit of class sizes to determine what happened to previous funding dedicated to class size reduction, and prioritize public infrastructure funds for schools and health care infrastructure Start the discussion!
Broken Funding Maintain or increase education funding while seeking greater efficiency by reducing administrative overhead and pushing resources to front line teachers Start the discussion!
Achieved government Proclaim the Education Act (2012) to take effect on September 1, 2019 Start the discussion!
Not started government Reduce paperwork burdens on teachers, principals, and other school staff, and unnecessary regulatory burdens throughout the system Start the discussion!
Not started government Support and encourage an expansion of alternative programs in the public system Start the discussion!
In progress government Support safe schools that protect students against discrimination and bullying Start the discussion!
Not started inclusivity Provide $2 million for planned growth of the number of students in post-secondary education with developmental disabilities Start the discussion!
Not started post-secondary education Encourage efforts by Alberta universities and colleges to attract more qualified foreign students Start the discussion!
Not started post-secondary education Establish the most effective intellectual property framework for the commercialization and entrepreneurial application of innovative research and development from Alberta’s universities and colleges Start the discussion!
In progress post-secondary education Require all universities and colleges to develop, post, and comply with free speech policies that conform to the University of Chicago Statement on Principles of Free Expression Start the discussion!
Not started post-secondary education Work with universities and industry associations to measure Alberta’s performance against leading global research and government networks in key innovation hubs like California, Texas, Israel, London, and Hong Kong Start the discussion!
Not started Post-secondary education Measure labour market outcomes of post-secondary programs to identify the correlation between provincial subsidies and economic returns Start the discussion!
Achieved reporting and quality assurance Amend the Education Act to implement the Leadership Quality Standards Start the discussion!
Not started reporting and quality assurance Benchmark the Alberta education system against leading global jurisdictions Start the discussion!
Not started reporting and quality assurance Expand options for schools to facilitate expertise Start the discussion!
Not started reporting and quality assurance Introduce teacher testing Start the discussion!
Not started reporting and quality assurance Require clear, understandable report cards Start the discussion!
Not started reporting and quality assurance Require education faculties in Alberta’s universities themselves require teachers take courses in the subjects they will teach in schools Start the discussion!
Not started skills and trades Appoint a Skills for Jobs Task Force to report to the government on how to expand opportunities for vocational education and the skilled trades Start the discussion!
Not started skills and trades Create a Premier’s Council comprised of vocational education leaders, trades unions, and other stakeholders to meet regularly with the Premier and relevant ministers to advance vocational education as a government priority Start the discussion!
Achieved skills and trades Dedicate $1 million for trades scholarships for 1,000 students who show promise in trades in high school Start the discussion!
Not started skills and trades Expand the apprenticeship model to other careers with emerging demand such as coding and green technologies Start the discussion!
Not started skills and trades Expand the Women Building Futures program with $10 million over four years to support women who wish to pursue opportunities in the skilled trades Start the discussion!
Not started skills and trades Increase support for Skills Canada Alberta with funding of $2 million over four years Start the discussion!
Not started skills and trades Increase support for Skills Canada Alberta with funding of $2 million over four years Start the discussion!
Not started skills and trades Invite applications for vocation-focused charter schools Start the discussion!
Not started skills and trades Modernize the Alberta Employment Standards Code to enable junior high school students to work in co-op programs on job sites Start the discussion!
Not started skills and trades Provide CAREERS with over $6 million annually by 2022/23 Start the discussion!
Not started skills and trades Quadruple the number of students and full-time apprentices from 1,567 to 6,000 by 2023 Start the discussion!
Not started skills and trades Reform teacher certification to enable qualified tradespeople to teach and bring their skills to the classroom without requiring a full Bachelor of Education degree Start the discussion!
Achieved skills and trades Support the creation of an Alberta Trades Hall of Fame Start the discussion!
Not started skills and trades Support the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology’s new collegiate in Edmonton with a $28 million contribution, and budget for $28 million to expand that model in Calgary and eventually to other centres Start the discussion!
Not started skills and trades Work with other provinces and territories to better harmonize provincial mobility for apprentices and skilled tradespeople Start the discussion!
Not started Skills and trades Double the number of schools that CAREERS: Next Generation currently works with from 500 to 1,000 Start the discussion!
Not started Standardized Testing Bringing back the Grade 3 Provincial Achievement Test Start the discussion!
Not started Standardized Testing Implementing language and math assessments for students in grades 1, 2, and 3 Start the discussion!
Not started Standardized Testing Returning to a 50/50 split between Diploma and school grades for Grade 12 Start the discussion!
Not started Task Force for Teaching Excellence Establishing alternative pathways to teaching certification for those in specialized areas of knowledge Start the discussion!
Not started Task Force for Teaching Excellence Introducing more regular assessment of teacher performance Start the discussion!
Not started Task Force for Teaching Excellence Review and implement selected recommendations from the Task Force for Teaching Excellence Start the discussion!
Not started civil society Adopting a Freedom to Care Act that allows for charitable and non-profit groups to apply for a “common sense exemption” from regulations that are designed primarily for commercial application and inhibit social good Start the discussion!
Not started civil society Create a $20 million Civil Society Fund supported by the Alberta Lotteries Fund to to support innovative cost-shared programs delivered by community groups Start the discussion!
Not started civil society Create a Premier’s Charities Council Start the discussion!
Not started civil society Create a weekly Points of Light Award Start the discussion!
Not started civil society Ensure that faith-based charities and non-profits have equal access to government grants and contributions Start the discussion!
Achieved civil society Maintain the most generous charitable tax credit of any province Start the discussion!
Not started civil society partner with civil society organisations to deliver government programming and services where they can achieve results more efficiently and effectively Start the discussion!
Not started civil society Reduce bureaucratic burdens such as renewal obligations for proven civil society groups Start the discussion!
Not started civil society Support projects like the Alberta Social Venture Initiative, and the Trio Foundation’s Social EnterPrize Start the discussion!
Achieved democracy Allow free votes for MLAs on everything not deemed a confidence vote or a key platform commitment Start the discussion!
Achieved democracy Amend the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly Start the discussion!
Not started democracy Establish a specific fixed election date Start the discussion!
Not started democracy Impose a $30,000 limit on donor contributions to political action committees (PACs) Start the discussion!
Not started democracy Introduce the End Partisan Government Advertising Act Start the discussion!
Not started democracy Prohibit groups formally affiliated with political parties from running PACs Start the discussion!
In progress democracy Renew the Senatorial Selection Act and hold elections for Senatorial nominees in 2021 Start the discussion!
Achieved democracy Stop floor crossing by requiring that MLAs resign and seek a by-election before they can join the UCP Caucus Start the discussion!
Not started Democracy Introduce a Recall Act Start the discussion!
Not started government Review current Criminal Code sentencing principles Start the discussion!
Not started government Work with other provinces and the federal government to ensure the return of criminals apprehended on outstanding arrest warrants to the province from which they fled Start the discussion!
Not started HEROES FUND AND VETERANS SCHOLARSHIPS Create a $1.5 million Heroes Fund for first responders Start the discussion!
Not started HEROES FUND AND VETERANS SCHOLARSHIPS Create the $1 million Alex Decoteau Veteran’s Scholarship of Honour Start the discussion!
Not started HEROES FUND AND VETERANS SCHOLARSHIPS With the federal government, improve services for first responders with PTSD and allocate $1.5 million annually Start the discussion!
Not started justice Conduct an immediate review of the sufficiency of medical and forensic evidence gathering services in rural communities to determine what improvements are required - particularly concerning sexual assaults Start the discussion!
Not started justice Develop and implement a specific Repeat Offender Policy Start the discussion!
Not started justice Direct a review of the Crown Policy Manual Start the discussion!
Not started justice Enact the Public’s Right to Know Act Start the discussion!
Not started justice Implement the United Conservative Alberta Rural Crime Strategy Start the discussion!
Not started justice Invest $5 million to increase access to Drug Treatment Courts Start the discussion!
Not started justice Negotiate additional Queen’s Bench Justice appointments with the federal government, including requesting that Grande Prairie be given its own Queen’s Bench justices Start the discussion!
Not started justice Replace the Parole Board of Canada with an Alberta Parole Board for offenders serving a sentence of less than two years Start the discussion!
Not started justice Spend $10 million to hire 50 new prosecutors and support staff Start the discussion!
Not started justice Update the Crown Prosecutors’ Policy Manual to require that prosecutors provide the Court with an offender’s past criminal record and outstanding charges during bail hearings Start the discussion!
Not started Justice Conduct an immediate review of the current model of victim service delivery, victim assistance funding, and victim compensation to ensure there is necessary assistance to victims of crime Start the discussion!
Not started minority communities Establish the Security Infrastructure Program Start the discussion!
Not started minority communities Religious and ethno-cultural groups at risk of being victimized by hate-motivated crime will be eligible for matching grants of up to $100,000 for the purchases of specific security devices Start the discussion!
Not started property Create a Property and Farmer’s Rights Advocate Office Start the discussion!
Not started property For a Legislature Committee with reviewing government politices to ensure compliance with property rights Start the discussion!
Not started property Have government bodies account for any costs and/or loss of value to private property in new regulatory proposals Start the discussion!
Not started property Pass a new Alberta Property Rights Protection Act Start the discussion!
Not started vulnerable populations Create an ALERT charitable foundation to attract additional funds from the public Start the discussion!
Not started vulnerable populations Ensure mandatory anti-harassment training for members of the Alberta public service, agencies, boards, commissions, and Legislature Start the discussion!
Not started vulnerable populations Increase funding 69% to the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) Start the discussion!
Not started VULNERABLE POPULATIONS Adopt the 2002 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress, and Punish Trafficking in Persons (the Palermo Protocol) Start the discussion!
Not started VULNERABLE POPULATIONS Appropriately train judges, prosecutors, and first responders to enhance detection, prosecution, and support of human trafficking and the Start the discussion!
Not started VULNERABLE POPULATIONS Commit $5 million in new funding to combat sexual assault and support victims Start the discussion!
Not started VULNERABLE POPULATIONS Coordinate actions of relevant groups as part of the National Action Plan To Combat Human Trafficking Start the discussion!
Not started VULNERABLE POPULATIONS Create a Human Trafficking Task Force Start the discussion!
Not started VULNERABLE POPULATIONS Ensure the Department of Labour informs Temporary Foreign Workers that if they report an instance of human trafficking, they will not be subject to removal for the duration of their work permit Start the discussion!
Not started VULNERABLE POPULATIONS Increasing efforts to educate the public about human trafficking and encourage tips on the National Human Trafficking Hotline Start the discussion!
Not started VULNERABLE POPULATIONS Invest $2 million to expand specialised electronic monitoring technology used on those convicted of domestic violence Start the discussion!
Not started VULNERABLE POPULATIONS Launch a nine-point Alberta Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking Start the discussion!
Not started VULNERABLE POPULATIONS Lobby the federal government to bring into force Bill C-452, strengthening penalties against human traffickers Start the discussion!
In progress VULNERABLE POPULATIONS Pass an Alberta version of ‘Clare’s Law’ Start the discussion!
Not started VULNERABLE POPULATIONS Pass a Saving the Girl Next Door Act Start the discussion!
Not started VULNERABLE POPULATIONS Shame traffickers by publishing businesses that have knowingly facilitated human trafficking Start the discussion!
Achieved Alberta Energy Regulator Appoint a new Board of Directors to the AER that will focus on improving approval times and cutting red tape Start the discussion!
Not started Alberta Energy Regulator Establish clear benchmarks for approval times, and maintain a public dashboard of the AER’s key performance metrics Start the discussion!
Achieved Alberta Energy Regulator Fire Ed Whittingham from his position at the Alberta Energy Regulator Start the discussion!
Not started Alberta Energy Regulator Have the fastest approvals in North America, reducing AER timelines by at least 50% Start the discussion!
Not started Alberta Energy Regulator Streamline and expedite the AER’s review processes Start the discussion!
Achieved conservation Add $1 million in funding to the Alberta Riparian Habitat Protection Society "Cows and Fish" Program Start the discussion!
Not started conservation Apply a mandatory $30 trail permit fee to Off-Highway Vehicles (OHV) and camping trailers Start the discussion!
In progress conservation Continue to subject all major economic development proposals to environmental impact assessments Start the discussion!
Not started conservation Create statutory tort action for adversely affected downstream private landowners Start the discussion!
Not started conservation Implement a balanced back country land use plan Start the discussion!
Not started conservation Increase funding 50% to the Alberta Land Trust Grant Program Start the discussion!
Not started conservation Increase staff facilitating visitor enjoyment of the back country and conducting environmental monitoring Start the discussion!
Not started conservation Increase the use of development credits and conservation offsets in provincial development policy Start the discussion!
Not started conservation Introduce an Alberta Trails Act Start the discussion!
Not started conservation Invest $250 thousand/year to pilot an expanded role with park societies Start the discussion!
Not started conservation Invest $5 million/year to create Big Island Provincial Park Start the discussion!
Not started conservation Modernize Alberta Environment and Parks legislation Start the discussion!
Not started conservation Protect 66-foot-wide public right of ways against conversion to crops or drainage of ditches next to rural roads Start the discussion!
Not started conservation Subject all major environmental protection proposals to social-economic impact assessments Start the discussion!
Achieved Electricity Consult on whether Alberta should return to an energy-only market or create a capacity market, within 90-days Start the discussion!
Achieved Electricity End costly subsidies after the Renewable Energy Program’s round 3 Start the discussion!
Not started Electricity Welcome market-driven green power to Alberta and the jobs that such renewable energy producers will create Start the discussion!
Achieved foreign interests Ask the energy industry to significantly increase its advocacy efforts Start the discussion!
Not started foreign interests Challenge the charitable status of groups that are funneling foreign money into anti-Canadian energy campaigns Start the discussion!
Achieved foreign interests Create a $10 million litigation fund to support pro-development First Nations Start the discussion!
Not started foreign interests End all provincial government funding for groups involved in the “Tar Sands” campaign Start the discussion!
Not started foreign interests Establish an ‘Energy War Room’ with a $30 million budget Start the discussion!
Achieved foreign interests Launch a public inquiry under the Inquiries Act into the foreign sources of funds behind the anti-Canadian energy campaign with a $2.5 million budget, the power to compel witness testimony Start the discussion!
Not started foreign interests Make it illegal for foreign entities to finance third party advertisers Start the discussion!
Not started foreign interests Multinationals who boycott Canadian energy, the Alberta government will boycott them Start the discussion!
Not started foreign interests Support Alberta energy companies to challenge defamation efforts against Canadian energy Start the discussion!
Not started foreign interests Support Bill S-239, banning foreign money in federal Canadian politics Start the discussion!
Achieved foreign interests Use the Premier's “bully pulpit” to promote Canadian energy nationally and internationally Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Defend Alberta’s forest sector and fight for a proper national share of trade-allocated export quotas Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Direct Alberta’s foreign trade offices to work with forestry companies to improve export opportunities, especially in Asia Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Ensure that forest companies have long-term access to a sustainable fibre supply with our Forest Jobs Guarantee, including current quotas and forest management agreements Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Ensure the province’s land use consultations and planning are completed before any new long-term decisions are made on habitat protection Start the discussion!
Achieved Forestry Form a Caribou Range Task Force of local municipal governments, the Northwest Species at Risk Committee, forestry and other industries, Indigenous representatives, and habitat scientists to review the Alberta Caribou Draft Plan Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Include Alberta’s forestry sector in our “fight back strategy” against foreign funded attacks on Alberta’s resources Start the discussion!
In progress Forestry Increasing funding to protect against the mountain pine beetle from $5 million to $30 million annually Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Offset federal or court-ordered policies that inhibit access to fibre with access to an equal or larger area for forestry in the same region Start the discussion!
Not started Forestry Support environmentally sustainable forestry practices by working with Alberta’s forestry companies to optimize land management practices Start the discussion!
Achieved Natural Gas Appoint an Associate Deputy Minister for Natural Gas Start the discussion!
Achieved Natural Gas Appoint an Associate Minister for Natural Gas Start the discussion!
Not started Natural Gas Increase regulatory efficiency and streamline project approvals to increase the pace of activity Start the discussion!
Not started Natural Gas Review and implement key recommendations of the 2018 Roadmap to Recovery Start the discussion!
Not started Natural Gas Work with producers, the National Energy Board, and TransCanada to evaluate changes to regulations and policies pertaining to the NGTL system, including tolls and tariffs, and interconnection to the TransCanada Pipeline System through to the export points Start the discussion!
Not started Natural Gas Work with producers, TransCanada, and regulators to increase throughput, reduce price volatility, and lower shipper tolls on major natural gas pipeline systems Start the discussion!
Not started Natural Gas Work with the natural gas industry to facilitate infrastructure for shipping Alberta gas to Asian markets through Liquified Natural Gas projects Start the discussion!
Not started Oil & Gas Ensure that Alberta intervenes at all National Energy Board hearings that affect Alberta oil and gas interests Start the discussion!
Not started Oil & Gas Extend BOP Level IV certification from three to five years Start the discussion!
Not started Oil & Gas Extend mast and overhead equipment level IV certification from 1,000 to 2,000 operating days Start the discussion!
Achieved Oil & Gas Guarantee in law that the royalty regime in place when a well is permitted will remain in place for that project in perpetuity Start the discussion!
Achieved Oil & Gas Reclassify service rigs as off-road vehicles Start the discussion!
Not started Oil & Gas Reclassify service rigs as provincial carriers even when crossing provincial boundaries Start the discussion!
Not started Oil & Gas Replace rural road permits with an annual provincial permit Start the discussion!
Not started Oil & Gas Respect agreements made by the current government under the Petrochemical Diversification Program (PDP) Start the discussion!
Not started pipelines Build an interprovincial coalition of provinces which support jobs, pipelines, and our energy industry, making it a top issue in federal- provincial relations Start the discussion!
In progress pipelines Constitutionally challenge “No More Pipelines” Bill C-69 Start the discussion!
Not started pipelines Hold a referendum on removing equalization from the Constitution Act on October 18, 2021 if substantial progress is not made on construction of a coastal pipeline, and if Bill C-69 is not repealed Start the discussion!
Not started pipelines Seek to form federal and provincial agreement on pre-approved resource corridors with FNMI financial participation Start the discussion!
Not started pipelines Use the “Turn off the Taps” legislation should provinces continue to obstruct the construction of pipelines Start the discussion!
Not started Reclamation Propose that the federal government provide tax incentives and financial support such as “green” flow-through shares for the abandonment and environmental reclamation of oil and gas wells and associated surface facilities Start the discussion!
Not started Reclamation Streamline the process for well and facility abandonment and environmental reclamation to reduce costs and increase the rate at which wells that will not be used again are officially “abandoned” Start the discussion!
Not started Reclamation Urge the federal government to establish alternative financial vehicles that focus on environmental reclamation in the oil and gas industry, such as adapting Qualifying Environmental Trusts (QET) to include well decommissioning costs Start the discussion!
Not started Reclamation Work jointly with the AER and industry to overhaul the liability management framework in Alberta, ensuring liabilities are covered without unduly discouraging new investment Start the discussion!
Not started Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction Establish a new Technology Innovation and Emissions Reductions (TIER) regime for large industrial emitters by January 1, 2020 Start the discussion!
Not started TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AND EMISSIONS REDUCTION Existing facilities with emissions above 100,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (or equivalent), other than electricity generators, will reduce emissions by 10% (increasing by 1% per year) compared to average performance between 2016 and 2018 Start the discussion!
Not started TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AND EMISSIONS REDUCTION Implement a TIER Fund which will help companies reduce emissions with cleaner technology Start the discussion!
Not started TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AND EMISSIONS REDUCTION Reduce the compliance price from $30/tonne to $20/tonne Start the discussion!
Not started TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AND EMISSIONS REDUCTION Require large final emitters (LFEs) in the electricity sector to meet a “good-as-best-gas” performance standard Start the discussion!
Not started TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AND EMISSIONS REDUCTION Use remaining TIER funds to reduce the deficit and provide $20 million of the $30 million annual budget for the energy “war room” Start the discussion!
Not started TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AND EMISSIONS REDUCTION Use the first $100 million in revenues and 50% of remaining revenues of the TIER Fund for new and cleaner Alberta-based technologies that reduce carbon emissions Start the discussion!
Not started Ask the Auditor General of Alberta to conduct a special duty audit of the past government's incurred financial losses on power purchase agreements held through the Balancing Pool Start the discussion!
Achieved Credential Recognition Introduce the Fair Access to Regulated Professions and Compulsory Trades Act Start the discussion!
Not started Credential Recognition Publicly identify and hold accountable those regulatory bodies that have unreasonable barriers to credential recognition Start the discussion!
Achieved Credential Recognition Put foreign credential recognition on the agenda of the First Ministers Meeting to push for faster action on the Pan-Canadian Framework for the Assessment and Recognition of Foreign Qualifications Start the discussion!
Not started Credential Recognition Support and expand the work of the International Qualifications Assessment Service Start the discussion!
Not started Credential Recognition Work with the federal government to offer pre-arrival orientation to foreign nationals selected for permanent residency in Alberta to encourage them to apply for credential recognition and educational assessments before they arrive in Canada Start the discussion!
Not started Credential Recognition Work with trade and professional licensing bodies to accelerate foreign credential recognition with a goal of giving applicants for licensure a clear answer within six months or less of their application Start the discussion!
Not started Government Create a Fairness for Newcomers Office with a $2.5 million budget and oversight from the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration. Start the discussion!
Not started Government Create an Alberta Government Mentorship for Newcomers Program Start the discussion!
Not started Government Launch consultations to develop the Alberta Advantage Immigration Strategy, and complete by the end of 2019 Start the discussion!
Not started Skill and Entrepreneurial Development Create a Foreign Graduate Startup Visa Program Start the discussion!
Not started Skill and Entrepreneurial Development Create a Rural Entrepreneur Immigration Program Start the discussion!
Not started Skill and Entrepreneurial Development Create a Rural Renewal Immigration Program Start the discussion!
Not started Skill and Entrepreneurial Development Create the International Student Entrepreneur Program Start the discussion!
Not started Skill and Entrepreneurial Development Support the work of immigrant settlement agencies to offer skills upgrading to underemployed foreign professionals Start the discussion!
Not started Skill and Entrepreneurial Development Work with non-profit groups to expand access to low-interest loans to immigrant professionals who need bridge financing to upgrade their skills and pay for certification exams Start the discussion!