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UCP government to give agriculture research nonprofit $37M annually

Coincidentally, the government has reduced Agriculture & Forestry salaries by nearly $100 million over the last 5 years.

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Invest in workers instead of tax breaks to attract employers

Don’t convince companies to move here through financial incentives. Convince them by having the best workers.

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Alberta oil & gas firms get 3-year tax break on new wells and pipelines

Companies will also be exempt form having to pay the Well Drilling Equipment Tax for any new drills.

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Alberta ag ministry offloads 6 research programmes

The 3 recent announcements come as the ministry tries to find ways to cut $140M and 277 jobs this year.

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UCP appoints PC & Wildrose donors to Grande Prairie college board of governors

Two people were recently appointed to the Grande Prairie Regional College board of directors.

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Trudeau government gives Alberta over $850M during UCP administration

For nearly the entire time he’s been in office, Jason Kenney has insisted that the federal government hasn’t done enough to help Alberta.

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When you’re used to privilege, equality feels like oppression

Have you ever heard the saying, “When you’re used to privilege, equality feels like oppression”?

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AHS privatizing nearly 10,000 health care positions

With privatized services, you’d be paying not only for the labour of those workers; you’d also be paying for the profits of the private companies providing the services.

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Alberta has more rich people than any other province in Canada

Over 15% of those receiving income in Alberta make over $100,000 a year, the highest in the country.

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Bankruptcies hit record low in Canada during pandemic

It seems that banks and other creditors providing deferral periods for their clients actually worked. And a federal benefit probably helped, too.