Non-renewable resources are public resources, and companies who extract them for a profit should pay the public for them.
The provincial government allocates $6.9 million.
Alberta’s daily average emergency shelter attendance has gone from a high of 3,820 in February 2014 to 2,753 in March 2020.
Last year, the NDP provided 3 times as much funding to the same organization.
The money will help the 3 Calgary-based companies develop technologies in wastewater filtration, well drilling, and well sensing.
The UCP are spending over $6 million on 51 “sunshine list” staffers, compared to the NDP, who spent $3 million on 24.
I combed minimum wage and unemployment data going back to 1976 and found no correlation between the two.
In 2019, Indigenous people made up over 30% of the incarcerated population in Canada. In 2001, it was 17.59%.
Indigenous people already have to deal with the effects of generations of systemic racism. It’s cruel to make them deal with solving them, too.
An earlier version of this article misrepresented data from the 2020–2021 fiscal update.