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 […]
If the city council wants to balance their budget without raising taxes in 2021 or 2022, they need to find over $15 million.
Its net debt is also at its highest levels since 1981.
This brings the total term debt traded by the provincial government since the UCP were elected to $28.4 billion.
When Jason Kenney says “just the facts”, I think what he means is “just some of the facts”.
$12 million in research funding sounds like a good thing, but context is always important.
This probably doesn’t count toward the 4,000 treatment spaces the UCP announced last summer.
Just as I predicted.
Coincidentally, the government has reduced Agriculture & Forestry salaries by nearly $100 million over the last 5 years.
The 3 recent announcements come as the ministry tries to find ways to cut $140M and 277 jobs this year.