The 10-member panel was stacked with real estate developers, private property managers, and UCP donors.
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 […]
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.
And that’s not counting the $3.5 million they paid out in pensions to former MLAs, their spouses, or other beneficiaries.
For the third week in a row, 1 in 4 Alberta voters would choose NDP if a federal election were held today.
But at least low-income Albertans get an extra 22 bucks a month.
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.
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.
Last week, Postmedia ran an article that claimed over 800,000 people claimed the CERB but weren’t eligible for it.
With 292 Liberal, Conservative, and Bloc MPs voting against the tax, the 27 NDPs and Greens never stood a chance.