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Panel to UCP government: Privatize affordable housing

The 10-member panel was stacked with real estate developers, private property managers, and UCP donors.

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UCP spending $20M to wean non-profits off government funding

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 […]

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Alberta lost over 40,000 full-time jobs last month

Part-time jobs were up, however, which brings the net job losses to just under 11,000. This is the first month of job losses since May.

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Alberta paid out nearly $20M to current and former MLAs last year

And that’s not counting the $3.5 million they paid out in pensions to former MLAs, their spouses, or other beneficiaries.

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Federal NDP ahead of Liberals in Alberta

For the third week in a row, 1 in 4 Alberta voters would choose NDP if a federal election were held today.

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It cost Kenney $2.8B to get Trudeau to spend $1B on AB climate initiatives

But at least low-income Albertans get an extra 22 bucks a month.

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Alberta NDP beat out UCP in recent election poll

Nearly half of decided voters would vote for NDP right now, compared to only 2 in 5 for UCP. The first time since the election the NDP are ahead.

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UCP budget predicts $125 billion debt by next election

Income tax revenues are $4.2B lower than planned this year. Oil & gas revenue is $3.4B lower. Federal transfer payments are $2.2B higher.

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Postmedia published a CPC MP’s misplaced CERB rage

Last week, Postmedia ran an article that claimed over 800,000 people claimed the CERB but weren’t eligible for it.

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Federal Liberals and Conservatives vote down NDP 1% wealth tax

With 292 Liberal, Conservative, and Bloc MPs voting against the tax, the 27 NDPs and Greens never stood a chance.