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Canada’s emissions saw largest drop under Stephen Harper

Between 1990 and 2019, Canada’s emissions dropped only 8 times—the largest was in 2009, 3 years into Harper’s administration.

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Alberta’s new $10/day childcare programme excludes some families

While $10 a day is better than what have now, there are a bunch of caveats.

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UCP govt helping 2 Métis communities take Ottawa to court

The Métis Nation of Alberta denounced the spending of over $372,000 by the provincial government to these two groups.

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Support nearly doubled for UCP government’s response to COVID-19 pandemic

Support for the Alberta government jumped from 17% at the beginning of October to 32% weeks later.

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Antivaxxers denied Canada’s new COVID-19 worker benefit

Canada is cutting the worker pandemic benefit by 40%, but workers who refuse to get vaccinated may not be able to get it.

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Canada exported nearly $2B in military goods & tech in 2020

$2 out of every $3 worth of military goods exported last year went to Saudi Arabia.

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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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More Indigenous people imprisoned under Trudeau government

During Trudeau’s first 5 years in government, the proportion of inmates who are Indigenous increased by 4.5% a year, more than under Harper.

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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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Election 2021

Using addictions funding to build supportive housing

Yesterday, the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidate forum. Given recent restrictions implemented by the Alberta government, the chamber chose to have no public audience and livestreamed the video, which you can view below. As part of their livestream, they allowed viewers to submit questions, which then the moderator would share with the candidates. […]