What You Need to Know Before the Provincial Election

On the news you hear about the NDP vs. the UCP, with a few statements from the Liberals and the Alberta Party, however there are currently 13 registered political parties in Alberta. Before you vote on April 16th, 2019, be sure that you are educated, and making your vote count. Check out the platforms and key points of the parties running in the 2019 Alberta Provincial Elections.

https://www.elections.ab.ca/parties-and-candidates/parties/

UCP Platform

https://www.albertastrongandfree.ca/policy/

https://www.albertastrongandfree.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Alberta-Strong-and-Free-Platform-1.pdf

  • Getting Alberta Back to Work

  • Scrap the carbon tax

  • Create good jobs

  • Fight without relent to get pipelines built

  • “Stand up to Justin Trudeau and those who are holding us back”

NDP Platform

https://rachelnotley.ca/platform

https://rachelnotley.ca/sites/default/files/alberta_ndp_2019_platform.pdf

  • A balanced fiscal approach

  • A stronger, diversified economy

  • Better schools and hospitals

  • Stronger Families, Stronger Communities

  • Clean, ethical government

Green Party of Alberta Platform

https://greenpartyofalberta.ca/platform-2019/

https://greenpartyofalberta.ca/policies/

  • Environmental Bill of Rights

  • Guaranteed Annual Income

  • Suspension of Oilsands Development

  • Rapid Transition to Renewable Energy

Alberta Liberal Party Platform

https://www.albertaliberal.com/2019_election_platform

https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/albertaliberal/pages/2645/attachments/original/1555345675/Platform_FINAL_%28415%29.pdf?1555345675

  • Income Tax to HST

  • Improving Market Access

  • Creating an Investment-Friendly Climate

  • Creating a World-Class Workforce

  • Capping Class Sizes

  • School Curriculum Changes

Alberta Advantage Party

https://abadvantageparty.ca/platform/

  • Integrity in Government

  • Alberta’s Place in Canada

  • Promote Anti-Bullying Clubs

  • Lower Taxes

  • Equalization

  • Education Curriculum Revision

Alberta Independence Party

https://albertaindependence.ca/what-we-believe/

  • End Equalization

  • End the Carbon Tax

  • The Alberta Police

  • Lowest Business Taxes

  • Protect Services

  • APP and AEI

  • Government Waste

  • End GST

Alberta Party

https://www.albertaparty.ca/platform

https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/abparty/pages/1418/attachments/original/1555341571/APCampaignPlatform.pdf?1555341571

  • Extended Producer Responsibility

  • Accessible Alberta

  • Mobile Home Tenancy Plan

  • Healthcare Plan

  • Protecting Family Farms

  • K-12 Education Plan

  • Many Plans

Communist Party

http://www.communistparty-alberta.ca/program.html

  • Control our own energy resources

  • Quality, affordable social housing

  • Universal, quality healthcare

  • Universal, quality, accessible, affordable, public childcare program

  • Workers' incomes, workers' rights

  • Tax the greedy, not the needy

  • For a safe, healthy and sustainable environment

  • Support Alberta’s family farms

Freedom Conservative Party of Alberta

https://www.freedomconservativeparty.ca/platform

  • Restore Democracy and accountability

  • Return the Alberta Advantage

  • More Alberta, Less Ottawa

  • World Class Education

  • Get Alberta Back to Work

  • Unleash Alberta Energy

  • A Future for Seniors

  • Quality Healthcare

  • Strong Communities

  • Immigration Reform

  • Rights and Justice

Pro-Life Alberta Political Association

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pro-Life_Alberta_Political_Association

https://www.elections.ab.ca/parties-and-candidates/leadership-contests/pro-life-alberta-political-association/

Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta

https://www.elections.ab.ca/parties-and-candidates/leadership-contests/progressive-conservative-party-of-alberta/

Reform Party of Alberta

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reform_Party_of_Alberta_(2016%E2%80%93present)

Wildrose Party

https://www.elections.ab.ca/parties-and-candidates/leadership-contests/wildrose-party/