Says over $400M will remain with employers for next months.
Small and medium sized businesses- the govt is cutting their WCB premiums in half.
Self-isolate IMMEDIATELY upon returning to Alberta- don't go to the grocery store, kennel, seeing the grandkids.
Whether youre driving home or coming via airport, GO HOME RIGHT AWAY.
"We will not tolerate (this)"
Go to ALBERTA.CA/COVID19 for actual info.
Was at soup kitchen this morning, said officials told him demand jumped by 80% but that these kitchens are having a difficult time meeting the need because grocery stores are facing a tough time.
Needs feds to step up in an unprecedented way to keep the economy from complete collapse. Points to size of UK, US packages- wants Canada to meet that level, per capita.
Wants Alberta Health presence to be upped at the border/airports.
Looking at increasing fine levels.
BUT says many of the orders predate COVID- folks who haven't paid for a long-time, drug dealers, bad tenants.
Still says it makes no sense to kick out tenants for missing April rent.
Also looking at similar action on other provincial fees.
Admits bigger steps may be necessary, going above what the province can do.
Met with Notley, said they agreed to stay open.
By keeping session open, it allows the flexibility to move things forward.
There would be a 50 MLA max, if they meet.
Kenney says the platform has been used in some other advanced health care services, including in the BC under the NDP.
Says it meets privacy laws, and he has confidence in the app.
Calls it a 21st century of calling up the doc.
If they do go that route, not to subordinate emergency measures enacted by each province, as they know best how to respond as they are on the ground.