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Postmedia published a CPC MP’s misplaced CERB rage

Last week, Postmedia ran an article that claimed over 800,000 people claimed the CERB but weren’t eligible for it.

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Federal Liberals and Conservatives vote down NDP 1% wealth tax

With 292 Liberal, Conservative, and Bloc MPs voting against the tax, the 27 NDPs and Greens never stood a chance.

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Federal Conservatives not making gains with O’Toole at the helm

In the more than 2 months since O’Toole was elected, not one of the 25 polls conducted have showed him beating the Liberals.

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Trudeau government gives Alberta over $850M during UCP administration

For nearly the entire time he’s been in office, Jason Kenney has insisted that the federal government hasn’t done enough to help Alberta.

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Bankruptcies hit record low in Canada during pandemic

It seems that banks and other creditors providing deferral periods for their clients actually worked. And a federal benefit probably helped, too.

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Wages of non-union Canadian workers increasing faster than union wages

In fact, union wages are increasing at slower rate now than they were a decade ago.

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Federal Liberals announce $72M in child care funding for Alberta

The provincial government allocates $6.9 million.

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Ottawa to spend over $8M on clean technology start ups in Alberta

The money will help the 3 Calgary-based companies develop technologies in wastewater filtration, well drilling, and well sensing.

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In 2019, Canada imprisoned 70% more Indigenous people than in 2001

In 2019, Indigenous people made up over 30% of the incarcerated population in Canada. In 2001, it was 17.59%.

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COVID-19 more likely to affect marginalized communities in Canada

Last week, Innovative Research Group published the results of a recent study they conducted into how COVID-19 has affected marginalized populations in Canada.