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UCP government appoints 2 energy lawyers to Alberta Utilities Commission

Earlier this month, Alberta’s energy minister appointed two lawyers to the utilities commission. Both lawyers worked as counsel for energy companies.

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Alberta has a revenue problem, not a spending problem

Expenses have been increasing over the last 12 years, but it’s been barely enough to cover population and inflation growth. Revenue on the other hand…

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Alberta announces partnerships for 170 parks

But they didn’t say what will happen to the 72 parks previously labelled for closure or delisting that didn’t get a partnership.

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Trudeau government announce $5.6M for Alberta tech & health companies

Last week, the federal government announced about $5.6 million in funding for 44 Alberta companies to integrate health care and technology.

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Survey: Disconnect between SW Alberta jobs and job seekers

A recently released 12-month survey found expectation differences between employers and job seekers as the region attempts to fill 8,400 jobs over the next 5 years.

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Federal NDP at highest support according to new poll

The party is still in third place, however, behind the Liberals and Conservatives.

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High SCS usage linked to low deaths and EMS responses

Recent Alberta government data shows that when Lethbridge SCS usage was high, deaths and EMS responses were low.

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Alberta awards 11 coal leases in SW Alberta for $36 a hectare

The 15-year leases cover 1,853 hectares and were awarded to 2 Australian mining companies.

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Alberta led Canada in pot sales during COVID-19 lockdown

Over the last 2 years, Alberta has been one of the top 3 provinces in cannabis sales, despite having the 4th largest population.

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New report shows Lethbridge rent is unaffordable

Plus, rent here for a 1 bedroom place is the least affordable in the province.