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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.

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My response to Erin O’Toole’s plan to “secure Canada’s future”

The federal Conservatives have released their preliminary campaign platform. Here’s what I think of it.

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New poll: 4% of respondents “very satisfied” with UCP pandemic response

The UCP have the lowest satisfaction rate in the country, and over 30 points below the national average.

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First poll of 2021 shows 70% dissatisfied with UCP COVID-19 response

Kenney has the lowest satisfaction rate in the country, and over 30 points below the national average.

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Jason Kenney receives 26.5% satisfaction rating

This follows two polls in a row placing Kenney at only 30% support.