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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.

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Alberta NDP projected to win both Lethbridge ridings

Last month, Canada 338 updated their electoral projections for Alberta, and they’re showing a lead for the NDP in both Lethbridge ridings.

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UCP hiking personal income tax by $200M in 2021

That’s despite a promise by Jason Kenney in 2019 for no changes to the current personal income tax system.

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Jason Kenney receives 26.5% satisfaction rating

This follows two polls in a row placing Kenney at only 30% support.

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Pipeline spill of 400,000 litres of fracking wastewater enters Alberta creek

The company who operates the pipeline had seen 100 spills between 2015 and 2019.

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Canada Pension Plan deductions going up as of tomorrow

Employees and employer will pay up to $268.45 more in 2021 than they did in 2020, and self-employed workers will pay up to $536.90 more.