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UCP government bans carding. Kind of.

But there’s a catch.

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Trudeau government okays Alberta’s methane reduction plan

The plan to reduce methane emissions was introduced in 2018 by the NDP. Alberta firms can meet the provincial targets instead of the federal ones.

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Federal Liberals announce $5M in funding for Alberta businesses

According to the announcements, the two initiatives would collectively support about 4,000 jobs.

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Alberta MLAs highest paid in Canada

When Travis Toews, Alberta’s finance minister, commented last week on wage negotiations between the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees and Alberta Public Service, one thing he mentioned was that “Alberta’s government has led the way with pay cuts for the Premier, MLAs and most recently for political staff”. The pay cuts to MLAs he’s referring […]

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Federal Conservatives not making gains with O’Toole at the helm

In the more than 2 months since O’Toole was elected, not one of the 25 polls conducted have showed him beating the Liberals.

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My response to Travis Toews’ response to the AUPE wage talks

Alberta’s provincial government proposed cutting union wages by 5 points more than an arbitrator awarded this past spring.

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Oct jobs increase Alberta’s 2nd lowest since economy reopened

The employment rate is still 4.4 points lower than what it was prior to the pandemic, the largest gap in the country.

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UCP government appoints 2 people to Alberta Foundation of the Arts

Earlier this week, Alberta‘s lieutenant governor appointed two people to the Alberta Foundation of the Arts, as recommended by Leela Aheer, the minister of culture, multiculturalism, and status of women. The two new members are: Yasmin Jivraj Andrea True Joy Fox Yasmin Jivraj is a co-owner of Dexcent, an engineering consulting firm based in Edmonton. […]

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Alberta to spend nearly $40M on Calgary hospital power plant

Meanwhile, the city has the lowest number of hospital acute beds in the province.

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Alberta’s deficit at highest level in 40 years

Its net debt is also at its highest levels since 1981.