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Alberta consumers pay nearly 30% more for energy than a year ago

Canada’s increased by only 19%.

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Physician shortages shut down ER service in 3 rural communities

The Alberta communities of Fairview, Rocky Mountain House, and Elk Point temporarily lost their emergency departments this week.

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UCP government making it easier to harvest trees in Alberta

At the same time, they’re also making it more expensive.

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Alberta oil & gas lost 10,000s of jobs yet produced more oil

Since 2014, Alberta’s oil & gas industry has increased annual production to an additional 4.4 million cubic metres. But they did it with 41,000 fewer workers.

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Alberta lost over 12,000 jobs in April 2021

Full-time jobs were up by 33,500, but we’re still short over 160,000 full-time jobs, compared to July 2019, when the UCP introduced their Job Creation Tax Cut.

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Lethbridge EMS responses, drug deaths up in Jan & Feb 2021

Lethbridge has seen a record number of drug-related deaths since ARCHES was forced to shut down its supervised consumption site last summer.

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University pension plan drops AIMCO as fund manager

The Universities Academic Pension Plan late last year decided to switch fund managers for their public equity funds after AIMCO failed to meet benchmarks.

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Alberta increasing AFSC borrowing limit by $1 billion

Travis Toews and Devin Dreeshen are increasing the debt limit for the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation.

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Alberta releases its new postsecondary strategy

Last year, the UCP government spent nearly $4 million to a private firm to “renew and transform” post-secondary education. Here’s what $4 million got us.

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AISH numbers drop under UCP, first time since 2008

The 7 most recent months of data show the lowest increases in AISH caseloads numbers over the last 12 years, included 3 months of decreases.