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AHS announces layoffs for Calgary COVID-19 health workers

The layoffs will affect HSAA, UNA, and AUPE staff at two COVID-19 testing centres.

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NDP minimum wage increases didn’t raise youth unemployment

Minimum wage increases between 2015 and 2019 didn’t raise unemployment among youth. Nor did they going back to 1976.

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Alberta paid out $2.3M in expenses to ministers & staffers last year

Of that, $98,783.96 went to just one person.

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Alberta NDP projected to win majority government in 2023

First time since the election they’re projected to win, with forecasts of sweeping Edmonton, taking 70% of Calgary, and gaining 7 seats elsewhere.

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Alberta lost nearly 100,000 full-time jobs in Nov & Dec

November and December were the only months since May when Alberta saw losses in full-time jobs, a combined 95,300.

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Lethbridge’s mayor seat is empty this year; who will run to fill it?

Lethbridge mayor, Chris Spearman, is stepping down after serving two 4-year terms.

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Latest poll shows UCP losing support to NDP and new Wildrose party

UCP are at their lowest support since being elected. NDP are in the lead. Wildrose Independence have jumped to third place.

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Ag minister blocking Alberta media & voters on social media

Devin Dreeshen campaigned in 2016 for Donald Trump, who recently incited violence following his defeat in the 2020 US presidential election.

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UCP guarantee 10-year freeze on NDP royalty rates. Kind of.

In 2017, the NDP’s Modernized Royalty Framework came into effect, freezing royalty rates for 10 years. The UCP thought that should be law.

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First poll of 2021 shows 70% dissatisfied with UCP COVID-19 response

Kenney has the lowest satisfaction rate in the country, and over 30 points below the national average.