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New EMS committee chaired by son of private EMS company owner

One of the co-chairs of Alberta’s new emergency medical services advisory committee is the son of the late founder of a private Calgary-based ambulance firm.

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Alberta lost 85 physician registrations to other provinces in 2021

Last year, 140 Alberta physicians cancelled their registrations because they were moving to other provinces.

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New poll shows Albertans feel financially worse off than other provinces

According to a recent Angus Reid poll, Alberta has the highest percentage of people who feel as though their financial situation has worsened over the last year.

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Deflating Kenney’s excitement about Alberta housing starts

Jason Kenney recently tweeted about increased housing starts in Alberta, but it’s not the good news he thinks it is.

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AB manufacturing sector hits record sales using fewer workers

Alberta’s manufacturing sector is making $1.7B more than they were 6 years ago but using tens of thousands of fewer workers to do it.

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UCP hiking personal income tax by $286M in 2022

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

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26,000 Albertans got their 1st COVID vaccine in Jan

Maybe our perceptions aren’t quite accurate regarding how we view Albertans who are still unvaccinated.

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Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs were paid $1.1B in 2020

Alberta saw 9 CEOs cut from the top 100 list, compared to 2019.

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What Whitney Issik left out about women workers

Alberta’s associate minister of the status of women was praising employment data for women workers in the province last week, but she left out a few details.

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Alberta has largest unemployment rate in Western Canada

Alberta had the highest unemployment rate outside of Atlantic Canada in December 2021