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UCP government making it easier to harvest trees in Alberta

At the same time, they’re also making it more expensive.

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Alberta lost over 12,000 jobs in April 2021

Full-time jobs were up by 33,500, but we’re still short over 160,000 full-time jobs, compared to July 2019, when the UCP introduced their Job Creation Tax Cut.

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Clarifying Candice Malcolm’s rant about reckless Liberal spending

Earlier this week, Candice Malcolm, a columnist at the Toronto Sun, published an article criticizing the federal budget. Here’s my response.

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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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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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AHS awards private laundry contract after months of lobbying by UCP donors

AHS chose the company that was already providing them with laundry services in Calgary and Edmonton.

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UCP government creating working parents advisory group

The Alberta government announced last week that they are creating a new advisory group to help in the process of creating a long-term plan to support working parents. According to the announcement, the Supporting Alberta Working Parents Advisory Group will review the latest research, data, and economic analysis as they develop short and long-term initiatives […]

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Liberals create car, boat, and plane tax instead of a wealth tax

The new tax will raise less than 2% of the amount that a 1% wealth tax proposed by the NDP would’ve generated.

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Are the UCP cancelling local apprenticeship committees?

The Alberta government recently introduced legislation that, if passed, could affect trade workers in the province.

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Canada’s new budget includes $4 million for anti-communism memorial

Originally conceived by Jason Kenney, this project is over a decade old and still not built.