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2,700 people left Alberta in 2nd quarter of 2020

But don’t blame it on the UCP just yet.

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Alberta Innovates spends $2.1M on COVID-19 research

Yesterday, the Alberta government announced that they will be providing $2.1 million through Alberta Innovates to fund technology projects to help fight COVID-19.

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UCP government announces new Mineral Advisory Council

Yesterday, the provincial government announced they had appointed a 5-member Mineral Advisory Council to help attract investment in mineral mining.

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The hypocrisy of Jason Kenney’s outrage at violence

To Kenney, when racists are the victims, it’s violence, but when racists are the perpetrators, it’s intolerance.

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Lethbridge drug crisis worsens

In the second quarter of 2020, Lethbridge had the highest fentanyl death rate in the province and had doubled ER visits and EMS responses.

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Opinion

Royalty rates aren’t a tax

Non-renewable resources are public resources, and companies who extract them for a profit should pay the public for them.

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Federal Liberals announce $72M in child care funding for Alberta

The provincial government allocates $6.9 million.

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Emergency shelter attendance down 28% in Alberta since 2014

Alberta’s daily average emergency shelter attendance has gone from a high of 3,820 in February 2014 to 2,753 in March 2020.

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UCP investing $9 million in AI research institute

Last year, the NDP provided 3 times as much funding to the same organization.

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UCP spending $6M on “sunshine list” staffers, double what NDP did

The UCP are spending over $6 million on 51 “sunshine list” staffers, compared to the NDP, who spent $3 million on 24.