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Keystone XL officially died in June 2021

And all Alberta has to show for it is $91 million in shares should the project ever sell off pipeline components.

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Alberta announces new green projects will reduce emissions by 0.31%

16 new projects announced by Emissions Reduction Alberta pledge to take 6.8 Mt of emissions out of the atmosphere.

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UCP government promises support for artists after slashing arts spending

Every year the UCP has been in power, they’ve cut arts-related operating expenses by $4M, on average.

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University of Lethbridge collective bargaining moves to mediation

After 15 sessions of bargaining with the faculty association, the U of L board of governors has filed for mediation.

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Fewer people receiving AISH under UCP government

Since last summer, data shows the lowest increases in AISH caseloads numbers over the last 12 years, included 6 months of decreases.

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UCP government to borrow private funds to build 5 new high schools

The province has paid out more than $1.8 billion in P3 debt to private contractors over the last 10 years. And that amount is about to go up.

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Alberta’s deficit drops by $10.5B, thanks to luck

While the deficit is projected at 57% lower now than February’s original projection, it’s not because the UCP are deficit-slaying masters.

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UCP to use $800M in gambling money to fund health & education

That accounts for about 2/3 of net gaming and lottery revenue. The rest is allocated to over 2 dozen programmes and initiatives.

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O&G company lobbying UCP government to change municipal taxes

Tourmaline Oil Corp., a Calgary-based oil and gas company, has been meeting with Alberta government officials since last summer asking them to consider making changes to municipal taxes. According to the Alberta Lobbyist Registry, the company hired the Toronto-based lobbying firm Counsel Public Affairs Inc. last August. Two days later, CPA filed an initial return […]

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Federal Liberals to build 44 EV charging stations in Alberta

The federal government partnered with two energy companies to make the more than $750,000 investment possible.