Schweitzer announces minimum wage proposal

Proposal would freeze minimum wage at the September, 2017 level of $12.20/hour

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Peter Elzinga joins Doug Schweitzer for Leader of UCP Team

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Peter Elzinga has officially signed on as the Honourary Chair of the Doug Schweitzer for Leader of the United Conservative Party of Alberta campaign.

"Doug is a brilliant young man. I admire his strong fiscal policies, and believe his moderate conservative approach to social issues best aligns with Albertan values. I believe Doug is the best candidate to beat the NDP in 2019 and I am honoured to serve as Hon. Chair of his campaign.”

­‐ Peter Elzinga, Honourary Chair, Doug Schweitzer for Leader of UCP

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Schweitzer Announces the Largest Tax Relief in Alberta’s History

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Proposal will offer tax relief to all Albertans through reductions to both personal and corporate taxes and will bring back jobs to Alberta.

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Closing the Gender Gap for a Stronger Alberta

Proposal will see a minimum of $100 Million invested in startups and small businesses run by women and the creation of a Premier’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Innovation.

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Taking ATB Public

Proposal would take 40% of ATB Financial public and reinvest funds into Schweitzer’s plan to get Albertans back to work.

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Schweitzer's Drug Treatment Courts Expansion

Proposal would increase funding to existing Drug Treatment Courts in Edmonton and Calgary and expand these facilities to mid-size cities across the province. 

Alberta conservatives deserve to know about the policies of their leadership candidates and today Doug Schweitzer announced his support for an increase in funding to the Drug Treatment Courts in Edmonton and Calgary, as well as his plan to expand these facilities to mid-size cities across the province. 

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Schweitzer's 2 For 1 Business Regulation Initiative

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Proposal would eliminate two existing business regulations for every new business regulation

Alberta conservatives deserve to know about the policies of their leadership candidates and today Doug Schweitzer announced the second part of his plan to create jobs, get spending under control, and get Albertans back to work.

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Schweitzer 9/6/3 Plan to save $500 million

Proposal would ‘reset’ public sector compensation in order to help balance Alberta’s budget and get Albertans back to work.

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Schweitzer to seek leadership of United Conservative Party

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With a focus on getting Alberta back to work, Doug Schweitzer today announced his intention to seek the leadership of the proposed United Conservative Party (“UCP”).

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