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What was left out from the UCP’s $3.5B continuing care funding announcement

When Jason Kenney and Tyler Shandro announced a $200 million increase to continuing care funding last week, they left out a few details.

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Why Jason Kenney’s health care investment isn’t “historic”

Last week, Jason Kenney announced what he referred to a “historic investment in health care”. Here’s why that’s misleading.

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Who’s behind the Business Council of Alberta?

An organization called Fairness Alberta has been making the media rounds recently, but who are they?

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AB finance minister approves lending AB government $21 billion

The Alberta minister of finance was given the okay to lend the provincial government $25 billion, the largest approval during his term.

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Opinion

Are wildcat strikes actually illegal?

In some of the rhetoric I see online regarding wildcat strikes, I see people referring to them as illegal. I wanted to talk about that usage.

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News

11 UCP donors gave more than the maximum allowed in 2020

Three of them were nearly twice the allowable amount.

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So, what’s the deal with Alberta’s investment in Keystone XL?

How involved did Alberta get with this pipeline, and where do things sit now that the pipeline was cancelled?

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UCP 2021-22 budget: debt to GDP ratio 2.3× higher than under NDP

More debt. Fewer jobs. Less tax revenue.

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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.