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Alberta NDP beat out UCP in recent election poll

Nearly half of decided voters would vote for NDP right now, compared to only 2 in 5 for UCP. The first time since the election the NDP are ahead.

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UCP budget predicts $125 billion debt by next election

Income tax revenues are $4.2B lower than planned this year. Oil & gas revenue is $3.4B lower. Federal transfer payments are $2.2B higher.

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What Alberta’s finance minister isn’t telling you about negotiations with nurses

Travis Toews doesn’t like that Alberta nurses asked for a 7% wage increase over 4 years, but he’s not telling you the whole story.

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Alberta breaks 4 COVID-19 records in a row

Since last Thursday, Alberta has seen 4 consecutive days of breaking the previous records of new daily cases of COVID-19.

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Postmedia published a CPC MP’s misplaced CERB rage

Last week, Postmedia ran an article that claimed over 800,000 people claimed the CERB but weren’t eligible for it.

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Federal Liberals and Conservatives vote down NDP 1% wealth tax

With 292 Liberal, Conservative, and Bloc MPs voting against the tax, the 27 NDPs and Greens never stood a chance.

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City of Lethbridge spent $15.7M in 2019 for 4 employee pension plans

About 12% of employees have 2 pension plans and 0.8% have 3.

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UCP government bans carding. Kind of.

But there’s a catch.

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Trudeau government okays Alberta’s methane reduction plan

The plan to reduce methane emissions was introduced in 2018 by the NDP. Alberta firms can meet the provincial targets instead of the federal ones.

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Federal Liberals announce $5M in funding for Alberta businesses

According to the announcements, the two initiatives would collectively support about 4,000 jobs.