To date, Alberta has yet to commit any funds. Several municipalities plan to contribute over $18 million.
This despite cutting the Indigenous Housing Capital Program by nearly half.
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.
There’s a catch though.
The UCP recently announced nearly $150 million for 5 capital projects related to health care over the next 3 years.
After discovering about $108 million in unspent childcare subsidy funds, the UCP government recently announced a one-time benefit
Earlier this month, the provincial government announced $11.6 million in infrastructure spending for 6 projects in Calgary, Edmonton, and Wetaskiwin. The projects include retrofits, repairs, and upgrades to 6 provincial buildings in these communities. About 80% of the funding will come from the federal government, $9.2 million to be more precise. The remaining 20%—about $2.32 […]
Last week, the federal government announced about $5.6 million in funding for 44 Alberta companies to integrate health care and technology.
And it still falls $3 million short.
Last week, the Government of Alberta announced the Civil Society Fund, focused on helping civil society organizations in the province. On the surface, spending $20 million (spread over 3 years) to help address social issues seems like a good idea. But if we look at wording in the announcement and related documents, we find a […]