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UCP cut arts funding by over $10 million

The UCP recently announced that applications were open for Alberta Culture Days grant funding. But there’s something you should know about arts funding in Alberta.

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UCP increase diagnostic spending by $35M after cutting it by $40M

In this year’s budget, the UCP plan to spend $35 million more on diagnostic, therapeutic and other patient services. Their first year in power, they cut spending in that area by $40 million.

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UCP use federal funding to create 1,500 new child care spaces

Even though a month ago, they said they weren’t going to create any new spaces this year.

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UCP to spend $50 million on capital health projects

Yet they’re spending nearly $200 million less per year than the NDP had planned.

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Ottawa to spend $74M on 61 infrastructure projects in Alberta

To date, Alberta has yet to commit any funds. Several municipalities plan to contribute over $18 million.

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Alberta announces 4 Indigenous housing projects

This despite cutting the Indigenous Housing Capital Program by nearly half.

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Funding public services benefits us indirectly, too

I often hear people claim that their tax dollars shouldn’t go to this or that thing because they will never use it or they think it’s a waste of money.

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Alberta to spend over $20 billion on capital projects

There’s a catch though.

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UCP government to fund 20% of costs for Calgary NICU expansion

The UCP recently announced nearly $150 million for 5 capital projects related to health care over the next 3 years.

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UCP government to use leftover money for childcare benefit

After discovering about $108 million in unspent childcare subsidy funds, the UCP government recently announced a one-time benefit