This week, the Alberta government announced pandemic funding for continuing care. It’s 36% less than what it should be.
The UCP government recently increased the health budget by $500 million in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This sounds impressive, but context reveals more about that increase.
Implying that carpooling is responsible for the outbreak is a way for Cargill to move blame for the outbreak away from the company and onto the workers.
According to the AMA, 400 clinics in Alberta are laying off support staff or considering closing. Here are some of them.
On 11 April 2020, the Government of Alberta announced that they’d be sending millions of masks to BC, Ontario & Québec. Now, healthcare workers say they’re left with poor quality masks.
The City of Lethbridge recently published city council travel expenses. I collected and graphed the data for the last 3 years.
Earlier this week, the provincial government announced new appointments to the board of directors for the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation:
Alberta announced that they’ll spend $5 million to hire 200 firefighters this wildfire season. But they just cut their budget by $23M.
Did you know that Keystone XL isn’t the only oil and gas project that the UCP government plans to spend over $1 billion on?
Last week, Alberta announced $5 million to “support food banks and community organizations in their food supply efforts”. This sounds like a lot, but we must keep it in context.