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10/29/2013 07:12 EDT | Updated 12/29/2013 00:12 EST

Wildrose Urges Tories To Pay Cash For New Schools As P3 Plans Falter

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The Wildrose opposition is calling on the province to scrap its private financing plans and instead pay cash to construct much-needed schools.

With only one consortium expressing interest in the Alberta government's plan to build 19 elementary and junior highs and repay the cost over the next three decades, the party's infrastructure critic is worried taxpayers will be fleeced.