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Canada’s top 100 CEOs took a $1 million pay cut in 2019

Earlier this month, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a report on CEO compensation in Canada. In it, David Macdonald, a senior economist with the CCPA, reviews the data behind compensation for CEOs for 2019 and predicts 2020 compensation—which hasn’t been released yet—based on company share performance. For example, he found that, in 2018, […]

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UCP government borrowed $30B in debt in under 2 years

The UCP have borrowed nearly $18 billion a year, 20% more than the NDP borrowed.

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What Kenney left out of his statement to Biden about Keystone XL

Joe Biden may be cancelling Keystone XL his first day in office. Jason Kenney is pleading for him to think of US national security and US jobs.

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Alberta saw fewer physician registrations at end of 2020

Compared to the 3rd quarter of 2020, the year ended with 32 fewer physicians, the largest 4th quarter decrease in at least 5 years.

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A look back at Kim Siever News in 2020

Join me as a I review Kim Siever News’ first year of operations: traffic, top 10 stories, followers, and subscribers.

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AHS announces layoffs for Calgary COVID-19 health workers

The layoffs will affect HSAA, UNA, and AUPE staff at two COVID-19 testing centres.

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NDP minimum wage increases didn’t raise youth unemployment

Minimum wage increases between 2015 and 2019 didn’t raise unemployment among youth. Nor did they going back to 1976.

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Alberta paid out $2.3M in expenses to ministers & staffers last year

Of that, $98,783.96 went to just one person.

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Alberta NDP projected to win majority government in 2023

First time since the election they’re projected to win, with forecasts of sweeping Edmonton, taking 70% of Calgary, and gaining 7 seats elsewhere.

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Alberta lost nearly 100,000 full-time jobs in Nov & Dec

November and December were the only months since May when Alberta saw losses in full-time jobs, a combined 95,300.