Top 10 Alberta NDP Policies (source: Dr. Carol Anderson, Navigator)

Written by Jane Alm on May. 26, 2015
  • Increase Alberta’s corporate taxes to 12% from 10%.
  • Job creation tax credit that subsidizes 10% of any new employee salary (max $5,000).
  • Support economic diversification in sectors like alternative energy, high tech, advanced research and knowledge industries.
  • Income tax increases for top earners: 12% on incomes $125,000 to $150,000; 13% on $150,000 to $200,000; 14% on $200,000 to $300,000; 15% over $300,000.
  • Incentivize investment in value-added processing and refining of oil and gas.
  • Healthcare: stabilize budgets, reverse front-line cuts, eliminate proposed health care levy.
  • Infrastructure: repair hospitals and seniors’ facilities, tackle pressing deferred maintenance and construct new facilities
  • Environment: phase out coal-fired electricity and expand cleaner, greener sources
  • Rural Communities: better rural access to transportation, doctors, long-term care, schools and post-secondary.
  • Education: Provide stable funding to school boards and post-secondary, build new schools and lower class sizes.
  • Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers is forming an industry group to work with the new government.

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