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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.

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Alberta’s unemployment rate second highest in Canada

Alberta gained 9,700 jobs last month—it’s smallest increase since the pandemic began—but the forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas sector lost 9,100.

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Alberta reveals natural gas strategy

Earlier this week, the Alberta government released a vision and strategy for the natural gas sector. Canada is the 4th highest producer of natural gas in the world, and about two thirds of that is produced within Alberta. The newly released vision and strategy is intended to include more than natural gas production and distribution. […]

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Alberta physician registrations see smallest 3rd-quarter increase in 5 years

Yesterday, the UCP government announced that for the first time, there were over 11,000 doctors registered to practice in Alberta.