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Alberta’s oil & gas sector generated -$212M in corporate tax revenue last year

Yep. You read that right. Negative $212 million.

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UCP government to borrow private funds to build 5 new high schools

The province has paid out more than $1.8 billion in P3 debt to private contractors over the last 10 years. And that amount is about to go up.

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Strong support for UCP government’s pandemic response down to just 4%

Plus, Jason Kenney’s approval tanks at 22%, his lowest ever.

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Alberta saw over 100,000 fewer payday loans during pandemic

It’s amazing what happens when people have access to money to take care of basic needs.

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Providing perspective to Sonya Savage’s statement on the Line 3 Replacement Project

Sonya Savage was salivating over the announcement that Line 3 is supposed to be operational today. And she wants the rest of us to, as well.

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AHS shut down hospital services in 17 communities since May

One community has lost its emergency department 14 times.

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Alberta’s deficit drops by $10.5B, thanks to luck

While the deficit is projected at 57% lower now than February’s original projection, it’s not because the UCP are deficit-slaying masters.

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Alberta has highest greenhouse gas emissions in Canada

And their emissions increased 17.4% between 2009 and 2019.

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Alberta’s August unemployment rate 4th highest in Canada

And that’s despite gaining nearly 20,000 new jobs.

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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.