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First poll of 2021 shows 70% dissatisfied with UCP COVID-19 response

Kenney has the lowest satisfaction rate in the country, and over 30 points below the national average.

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Alberta NDP projected to win both Lethbridge ridings

Last month, Canada 338 updated their electoral projections for Alberta, and they’re showing a lead for the NDP in both Lethbridge ridings.

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UCP hiking personal income tax by $200M in 2021

That’s despite a promise by Jason Kenney in 2019 for no changes to the current personal income tax system.

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Jason Kenney receives 26.5% satisfaction rating

This follows two polls in a row placing Kenney at only 30% support.

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Pipeline spill of 400,000 litres of fracking wastewater enters Alberta creek

The company who operates the pipeline had seen 100 spills between 2015 and 2019.

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Alberta families to get 60% more back than they pay out in federal carbon tax

That’s the highest payout among the four provinces who don’t have their own carbon pricing system.

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UCP government appoints 2 energy lawyers to Alberta Utilities Commission

Earlier this month, Alberta’s energy minister appointed two lawyers to the utilities commission. Both lawyers worked as counsel for energy companies.

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Alberta announces partnerships for 170 parks

But they didn’t say what will happen to the 72 parks previously labelled for closure or delisting that didn’t get a partnership.

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Trudeau government announce $5.6M for Alberta tech & health companies

Last week, the federal government announced about $5.6 million in funding for 44 Alberta companies to integrate health care and technology.

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Survey: Disconnect between SW Alberta jobs and job seekers

A recently released 12-month survey found expectation differences between employers and job seekers as the region attempts to fill 8,400 jobs over the next 5 years.