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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

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What Travis Toews got wrong while criticizing AUPE

Cutting salaries and cutting positions makes a bad economy worse, not better.

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7 new council members appointed to health colleges

Earlier this month, Alberta’s lieutenant governor appointed 3 new people as public members to the council of the College of Alberta Dental Assistants. These appointments came at the recommendation of Tyler Shandro, the health minister. Ayodele Adediran Barbara Joy Ramandeep Singh Ayodele Adediran lives in Calgary and is a geo-information consultant with Shell. During the […]

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Alberta announces Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in Alberta

Earlier this month, Alberta’s multiculturalism minister declared 6 February as the annual Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in Alberta.

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Nearly half of UCP voters want snowbird MLAs removed from caucus

A poll last month found that nearly half of respondents intending on voting UCP in the next election want Jason Kenney to kick 6 MLAs out of the UCP caucus for vacationing during travel restrictions.

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UCP announce opening of senior housing announced by NDP

Late last month, the Alberta government announced the opening of a seniors housing facility in the town of Innisfail. The replacement facility was actually announced and started under the NDP government, but you wouldn’t know that from last month’s announcement. Not only was there no mention of the previous government, there wasn’t even mention that […]

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Alberta government changes fuel tax regulations

If you thought being exempt from paying fuel taxes was pretty sweet, it’s about to get even better.

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Alberta reinstates 1976 coal policy, continues mining coal

As of last February, there were still over 1,000 coal leases and over 500 coal lease applications active in Alberta.

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Alberta unemployment nearly 11% for first month of 2021

Alberta gained 21,000 jobs last month, but we have over 100,000 jobs still sitting unfilled since the pandemic began.

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New poll: 4% of respondents “very satisfied” with UCP pandemic response

The UCP have the lowest satisfaction rate in the country, and over 30 points below the national average.