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New poll: UCP beats NDP among seniors, part-time workers, and the poor

Plus, Kenney comes out as the least impressive leader.

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UCP designate April as Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month

But they refused to include the genocide of the Indigenous people within Canada.

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UCP cut arts funding by over $10 million

The UCP recently announced that applications were open for Alberta Culture Days grant funding. But there’s something you should know about arts funding in Alberta.

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Alberta gained over 20,000 part-time jobs in March 2021

Full-time jobs were up by 15,100, but we’re still short nearly 200,000 full-time jobs, compared to July 2019, when the UCP introduced their Job Creation Tax Cut.

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My response to Erin O’Toole’s plan to “secure Canada’s future”

The federal Conservatives have released their preliminary campaign platform. Here’s what I think of it.

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What Matt Wolf got wrong about ADHD and AISH

Last September, Jason Kenney’s executive director of issues management said some things about AISH that weren’t quite correct.

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UCP remove film tax credit cap they created

The UCP recently changed the film & TV tax credit to remove a $10 million cap that they implemented just last year.

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UCP to turn ecologically sensitive area into a park

Last week, the provincial government announced plans for a provincial park in Edmonton. The new 68-hectare (168-acre) Big Island Provincial Park will be built in the southwest region of the city. To kickstart the establishment of the park, the province has promised nearly $300,000 for planning and engagement: $189,000 of it will go to Enoch […]

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UCP increase diagnostic spending by $35M after cutting it by $40M

In this year’s budget, the UCP plan to spend $35 million more on diagnostic, therapeutic and other patient services. Their first year in power, they cut spending in that area by $40 million.

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UCP redesign rental assistance programme

The party expects the changes will help 11,600 households. Meanwhile, 500,000 people have unaffordable rent prices.