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UCP to use $800M in gambling money to fund health & education

That accounts for about 2/3 of net gaming and lottery revenue. The rest is allocated to over 2 dozen programmes and initiatives.

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The real story behind compensation for Alberta nurses

Alberta nurses have been getting the short end of the stick for years. And it’s not all the UCP’s fault.

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Alberta goods more affordable than they were 20 years ago

Alberta workers making the province’s median wage could better afford the cost of living in 2020 than they could in 2000.

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14 Alberta communities lost hospital services since May

One of the communities had their emergency department closed 13 times.

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Health minister’s campaign CFO appointed to provincial health board

Plus, he donated over $2,000 to Tyler Shandro’s 2019 election campaign.

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2021 has 2nd most drug deaths in Lethbridge in just 5 months

Lethbridge has seen 25 drug-related deaths so far in 2021. That beats out every other year except last year, but we’re on track to beating that, too.

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O&G company lobbying UCP government to change municipal taxes

Tourmaline Oil Corp., a Calgary-based oil and gas company, has been meeting with Alberta government officials since last summer asking them to consider making changes to municipal taxes. According to the Alberta Lobbyist Registry, the company hired the Toronto-based lobbying firm Counsel Public Affairs Inc. last August. Two days later, CPA filed an initial return […]

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Federal Liberals to build 44 EV charging stations in Alberta

The federal government partnered with two energy companies to make the more than $750,000 investment possible.

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Alberta gained over 20,000 full-time jobs in Jul 2021

The month before, it lost 37,000 full-time jobs.

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Ottawa to spend $1.9 million on anti-racism projects in Alberta

The 10 projects will receive about 10% of the funding available through the federal programme this year.