_News Talk 770
More handshakes and promises on the campaign trail Tuesday.
Alison Redford is vowing to keep the good times rolling in the energy patch if her Tories are re-elected on April 23rd.
Redford says talks on a national energy strategy and work to expand Asian and U-S will help increase jobs at home.
The Wildrose party is promising to balance the provincial budget if it won the April 23rd election.
Leader Danielle Smith says the books would be balanced by cutting government waste and extending some infrastructure projects by a year.
The NDP says it would take steps to improve health care if elected.
Leader Brian Mason says his party would build well over 1,000 new long-term care beds to free up space in acute-care hospitals.
He also says the party would spend $100 million more on home care, expand mental health services and cap drug costs to seniors at $25 a month.
The Liberals believe that vote splitting on the right could be beneficial to its members.
Leader Raj Sherman, who quit the Tory caucus and joined the Liberals a year ago, says the vote splitting could give his party a chance to win several ridings that were originally out of reach.