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How Alberta’s personal income tax is scamming poor people

The more money you make in Alberta, the better off you are come tax time, compared to the other provinces.

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Construction starts on continuing care facility announced in 2017

In 2017, the NDP announced a new continuing care facility in Calgary. Last month, construction finally started. It was supposed to be built by now.

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What was left out from the UCP’s $3.5B continuing care funding announcement

When Jason Kenney and Tyler Shandro announced a $200 million increase to continuing care funding last week, they left out a few details.

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Why Jason Kenney’s health care investment isn’t “historic”

Last week, Jason Kenney announced what he referred to a “historic investment in health care”. Here’s why that’s misleading.

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So, what’s the deal with Alberta’s investment in Keystone XL?

How involved did Alberta get with this pipeline, and where do things sit now that the pipeline was cancelled?

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UCP 2021-22 budget: debt to GDP ratio 2.3× higher than under NDP

More debt. Fewer jobs. Less tax revenue.

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UCP government to use leftover money for childcare benefit

After discovering about $108 million in unspent childcare subsidy funds, the UCP government recently announced a one-time benefit

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What the Canadian Taxpayer Federation got wrong about equalization

The CTF has created a new political action committee to sway voters on the equalization formula this October.

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UCP government borrowed $30B in debt in under 2 years

The UCP have borrowed nearly $18 billion a year, 20% more than the NDP borrowed.

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Alberta paid out $2.3M in expenses to ministers & staffers last year

Of that, $98,783.96 went to just one person.