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Kim Siever running as independent in 2021 federal election

Independent journalist Kim Siever announced today that he’s running in this year’s federal election. Unlike other candidates who have already announced, however, he won’t be running under a party banner. After being rejected by the NDP party as a candidate for being too prolific and provocative online, Siever decided to run as an independent. “While […]

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UCP to use $800M in gambling money to fund health & education

That accounts for about 2/3 of net gaming and lottery revenue. The rest is allocated to over 2 dozen programmes and initiatives.

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The real story behind compensation for Alberta nurses

Alberta nurses have been getting the short end of the stick for years. And it’s not all the UCP’s fault.

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New poll shows O’Toole’s Conservatives beating Trudeau’s Liberals

Earlier this week, Forum Research released the results of a new poll, and it shows the the Conservative Party 3 points ahead of the Liberal Party. The telephone survey found that if an election were held the day of the poll (15 August 2021), 31% of the 1,203 respondents would vote for the CPC and […]

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Alberta goods more affordable than they were 20 years ago

Alberta workers making the province’s median wage could better afford the cost of living in 2020 than they could in 2000.

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9 in 10 Canadians say large corporations & the rich are taxed too little

Vast majority of voters in all major parties want large corporations and the rich to pay more in taxes.

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14 Alberta communities lost hospital services since May

One of the communities had their emergency department closed 13 times.

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Health minister’s campaign CFO appointed to provincial health board

Plus, he donated over $2,000 to Tyler Shandro’s 2019 election campaign.

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2021 has 2nd most drug deaths in Lethbridge in just 5 months

Lethbridge has seen 25 drug-related deaths so far in 2021. That beats out every other year except last year, but we’re on track to beating that, too.

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O&G company lobbying UCP government to change municipal taxes

Tourmaline Oil Corp., a Calgary-based oil and gas company, has been meeting with Alberta government officials since last summer asking them to consider making changes to municipal taxes. According to the Alberta Lobbyist Registry, the company hired the Toronto-based lobbying firm Counsel Public Affairs Inc. last August. Two days later, CPA filed an initial return […]