Brian Jean announces measures to respond to laong standing issues with employers preferring out-of-province FLY-IN/FLY-OUT workers.
Edmonton, August 15, 2022: UCP Leadership candidate Brian Jean has announced his intention to discourage corporations from using out-of-province workers that do not pay taxes in Alberta as fly-in/fly-out staff. Jean is proposing a payroll tax levied on the employer to ensure that Albertans are not discriminated against, and that should there be a need for such fly-in/fly-out staffing, there is a process to ensure tax fairness to ease the burden on municipal governments.
June 20, 2022: UCP Leadership candidate Brian Jean has announced that if elected Premier he will introduce a process to reduce the distribution and transmission charges on Albertans' power bills.
Future uses of emergency powers to limit Albertans' rights should include more transparency and democratic accountability.
June 16, 2022: Brian Jean has announced that if elected UCP leader and Premier he will introduce changes to Alberta's various public emergency laws to require automatic after-event judicial inquiries whenever a declared emergency substantially interferes with the rights and freedoms of Albertans.