Prime Minister Daniel Smith is scheduled to deliver a televised address to Alberta this evening.
Smith, who became leader of the United Conservative Party in early October, is set to return to parliament next week after winning a by-election in Brooks Medicine Hat.
She has pledged an ambitious agenda, including assistance to Alberta in dealing with steeply rising gasoline and energy costs.
She also said she would introduce Alberta’s sovereignty legislation that would allow the government to opt out of federal measures deemed harmful to Alberta’s interests, and has already begun restructuring the province’s healthcare system. doing.
Her speech will be broadcast live on local CTV and Global Station at 6:30 pm, as well as live on the Alberta Government website.
NDP leader Rachel Notley says the taxpayer-funded address from the prime minister should also include an opportunity for the official opposition to respond.
“What this prime minister needs is a rational plan that reflects that she really listens to Alberta and the many ways affordability is at stake at the dinner table in Alberta. It focuses on dealing with
This report by the Canadian Press was first published on November 22, 2022.