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Alberta’s proposed equalization referendum is a $1.4M shiny object

If passed, the referendum ultimately will change nothing for Alberta and will cost us over a million dollars in the process.

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Lack of nurses and doctors affecting hospitals in northern Alberta

AHS recently reduced hospital surgical, emergency, and acute care services in 5 communities in northern and central Alberta because of physician and nursing shortages.

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The 50-year roller coaster of Alberta royalty revenues

I recently found 50 years worth of data for fossil fuel royalty revenue in Alberta. Here’s what I found.

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UCP government to borrow private funds to upgrade Calgary freeway

The province has paid out more than $1.8 billion in P3 debt to private contractors over the last 10 years.

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Trudeau government to spend $9.1M on Alberta infrastructure

UCP government to spend $0.

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UCP announce grant for companies to hire new workers

Eligible companies potentially could receive $2.25 million to subsidize wages over the next year.

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NDP & UCP cut health spending by $220M over 4 years

Between 2016 and 2020, the NDP & UCP governments cut health spending for the 16 largest health sites by a combined $220 million, under the guise of “finding efficiencies”.

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UCP government making it easier to harvest trees in Alberta

At the same time, they’re also making it more expensive.

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Clarifying Candice Malcolm’s rant about reckless Liberal spending

Earlier this week, Candice Malcolm, a columnist at the Toronto Sun, published an article criticizing the federal budget. Here’s my response.

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Alberta increasing AFSC borrowing limit by $1 billion

Travis Toews and Devin Dreeshen are increasing the debt limit for the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation.