Non-renewable resources are public resources, and companies who extract them for a profit should pay the public for them.
The UCP are spending over $6 million on 51 “sunshine list” staffers, compared to the NDP, who spent $3 million on 24.
An earlier version of this article misrepresented data from the 2020–2021 fiscal update.
NDP leading among young, female, urban, university-educated voters. UCP leading among older, male, rural, college-educated voters.
Through royalty adjustments, the provincial government reduces royalty rates for fossil fuel companies, which they hope will encourage new oil and natural gas reserves and improve the longevity of already existing reserves.
The person who wanted to limit access to some aspects of palliative care in Alberta will be responsible for determining how funding is spent on palliative care, potentially including end-of-life care.
Alberta gained 9,700 jobs last month—it’s smallest increase since the pandemic began—but the forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas sector lost 9,100.
We’ve received roughly the same amount in federal transfer payments over the last 13 years as we have royalties, with each of them bringing in a little over 15.5% of the total revenue.
10 industries generated 83.5% of corporate income tax revenue collected by the Alberta government in 2019. Guess which one didn’t make the list.
Last week, Alberta’s lieutenant governor approved a recommendation from Jason Kenney to update the acting minister assignments.