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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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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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Alberta saw over 100,000 fewer payday loans during pandemic

It’s amazing what happens when people have access to money to take care of basic needs.

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Election 2021

The federal response to the pandemic

A voter reached out to me asking me the following question: This election I have only one issue of concern, and that is the gross negligence and disastrous mismanagement that the government has been guilty of through this pandemic. What is your stance on the measures the government has taken in response to the Covid-19 […]

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Canada’s (and Alberta’s) gender wage gap during the pandemic

Female part-time workers in Canada made more than their male counterparts over the last year. It was the reverse for full-time workers.

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What the Toronto Sun got wrong about kids & COVID-19

Last month, Anthony Furey of the Toronto Sun published a story with a headline that read, “Fewer Canadian kids hospitalized with COVID than previously thought”.

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Alberta reports lower COVID-19 cases, but are they really falling?

Earlier this week, the Alberta government reported new COVID-19 daily cases that were 70% lower than they were at the end of April.

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Physician shortages shut down ER service in 3 rural communities

The Alberta communities of Fairview, Rocky Mountain House, and Elk Point temporarily lost their emergency departments this week.

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New poll: only 7% of responses “very satisfied” with Kenney

Kenney has the lowest approval rating in Canada, and trails Trudeau in Alberta.