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So, what’s the deal with Alberta’s investment in Keystone XL?

How involved did Alberta get with this pipeline, and where do things sit now that the pipeline was cancelled?

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UCP 2021-22 budget: debt to GDP ratio 2.3× higher than under NDP

More debt. Fewer jobs. Less tax revenue.

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AB justice minister announces special advisor for police reform

Last week, the Alberta government announced that they had appointed a special advisor to assist them in their review of the Police Act.

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UCP government to use leftover money for childcare benefit

After discovering about $108 million in unspent childcare subsidy funds, the UCP government recently announced a one-time benefit

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Federal Liberals to cover 80% of repair costs for Alberta government buildings

Earlier this month, the provincial government announced $11.6 million in infrastructure spending for 6 projects in Calgary, Edmonton, and Wetaskiwin. The projects include retrofits, repairs, and upgrades to 6 provincial buildings in these communities. About 80% of the funding will come from the federal government, $9.2 million to be more precise. The remaining 20%—about $2.32 […]

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What Travis Toews got wrong while criticizing AUPE

Cutting salaries and cutting positions makes a bad economy worse, not better.

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7 new council members appointed to health colleges

Earlier this month, Alberta’s lieutenant governor appointed 3 new people as public members to the council of the College of Alberta Dental Assistants. These appointments came at the recommendation of Tyler Shandro, the health minister. Ayodele Adediran Barbara Joy Ramandeep Singh Ayodele Adediran lives in Calgary and is a geo-information consultant with Shell. During the […]

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Lethbridge prison can’t accommodate trans inmates

A recent criminal case regarding a Lethbridge trans woman found that the local prison puts unnecessary punishment on trans inmates.

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Keystone XL company saw $1.2B in profits in Q4 2020

For all of 2020, the company saw profits of nearly $5 billion. This is the same company who received $1.5 billion from the Alberta government.

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Alberta announces Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in Alberta

Earlier this month, Alberta’s multiculturalism minister declared 6 February as the annual Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in Alberta.