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Alberta wood products reach record prices

Earlier this week, the Government of Alberta announced that the provincial forestry sector has recently seen record wood prices.

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UCP choose power engineer as small business parliamentary secretary

The UCP government announced over the weekend that they were appointing Martin Long as the parliamentary secretary for small business and tourism. Part of his responsibilities will be to work with Doug Schweitzer, the minister of jobs, economy, and innovation, to implement Alberta’s Recovery Plan. Prior to being elected, Long worked as a third-class power […]

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UCP to cover 0.2% of funding costs for 4 new infrastructure projects

The federal government, in contrast, will be contributing 41%.

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Wages of non-union Canadian workers increasing faster than union wages

In fact, union wages are increasing at slower rate now than they were a decade ago.

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2,700 people left Alberta in 2nd quarter of 2020

But don’t blame it on the UCP just yet.

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Lethbridge 2019 exports passed $1.2B, up 16%

That makes it the largest increase since 2014 and the 5th largest over the last 15 years.

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UCP open $10M supportive housing project started by NDP

Earlier this week, the UCP announced the opening of a supportive housing facility, a project announced by the NDP nearly 3 years ago.

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Alberta Innovates spends $2.1M on COVID-19 research

Yesterday, the Alberta government announced that they will be providing $2.1 million through Alberta Innovates to fund technology projects to help fight COVID-19.

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How a retired Lethbridge cop influenced the SCS review panel

Or maybe it’s all just another coincidence again.

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UCP government announces new Mineral Advisory Council

Yesterday, the provincial government announced they had appointed a 5-member Mineral Advisory Council to help attract investment in mineral mining.