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News

AHS closed emergency department 13 times in Northern Alberta community

The emergency department lacked on-site physician coverage for over 200 hours this month.

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News

Ottawa to send over $25 million to Alberta for over 360 housing projects

Earlier this month, the federal government jointly announced funding with the Alberta government for 362 housing projects in 95 communities within Alberta. These projects will repair and upgrade housing for seniors and low-income families. Calgary will receive just under $5.7 million in federal funding for 68 projects and Edmonton will receive $5.3 million for 33 […]

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Opinion

Why the private sector shouldn’t do public sector work

The main difference between a service performed by the public sector and the same service performed by the private sector is that the latter must generate a profit. That profit has 2 financial effects: it drives up prices or it drives down quality, which the purpose of either is to increase the profits generated. And […]

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News

Lack of nurses and doctors affecting hospitals in northern Alberta

AHS recently reduced hospital surgical, emergency, and acute care services in 5 communities in northern and central Alberta because of physician and nursing shortages.

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News

UCP government to borrow private funds to upgrade Calgary freeway

The province has paid out more than $1.8 billion in P3 debt to private contractors over the last 10 years.

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News

Trudeau government to spend $9.1M on Alberta infrastructure

UCP government to spend $0.

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Lethbridge

UCP announce grant for companies to hire new workers

Eligible companies potentially could receive $2.25 million to subsidize wages over the next year.

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News

Alberta releases its new postsecondary strategy

Last year, the UCP government spent nearly $4 million to a private firm to “renew and transform” post-secondary education. Here’s what $4 million got us.

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News

AISH numbers drop under UCP, first time since 2008

The 7 most recent months of data show the lowest increases in AISH caseloads numbers over the last 12 years, included 3 months of decreases.

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News

Trudeau Liberals to create $10-a-day national childcare programme

It’ll take 5 years and $30 billion to set up, and still needs buy in from the provinces and territories.