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New poll shows Albertans feel financially worse off than other provinces

According to a recent Angus Reid poll, Alberta has the highest percentage of people who feel as though their financial situation has worsened over the last year.

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Deflating Kenney’s excitement about Alberta housing starts

Jason Kenney recently tweeted about increased housing starts in Alberta, but it’s not the good news he thinks it is.

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AB manufacturing sector hits record sales using fewer workers

Alberta’s manufacturing sector is making $1.7B more than they were 6 years ago but using tens of thousands of fewer workers to do it.

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What Whitney Issik left out about women workers

Alberta’s associate minister of the status of women was praising employment data for women workers in the province last week, but she left out a few details.

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Alberta has largest unemployment rate in Western Canada

Alberta had the highest unemployment rate outside of Atlantic Canada in December 2021

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Alberta lost 8,500 people to other provinces since UCP elected

Since the UCP were elected in the spring of 2019, Alberta has seen 166,472 people move here from other provinces. However, 174,962 people left here for other provinces during the same period.

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Increasing wages in Alberta doesn’t lead to higher inflation

Or more specifically, there is far more at play regarding inflation than just wages.

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Did the NDP actually destroy Alberta’s oil & gas sector?

It seems as though I can’t go anywhere online lately without someone complaining that the NDP shut down the oil and gas sector in Alberta. But how true is that claim?

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What Jack Mintz left out while cheerleading Alberta’s economy

University of Calgary economist Jack Mintz is at it again, posing as a newspaper columnist in a right-wing rag, while parroting neoliberal talking points to prop up out-of-context data.

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Alberta saw 4th largest drop in wholesale sales in Oct 2021

The province also went from third highest in wholesale sales to fourth highest.