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Kenney shuffles the 5 acting ministers for the ministry of justice

Last week, Alberta’s lieutenant governor approved a recommendation from Jason Kenney to update the acting minister assignments.

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Personal income tax and federal transfers prevent UCP $100 billion debt from being higher

Personal income tax and transfer payments from Ottawa will be the largest sources of income for the UCP government this year. If it wasn’t for them, the provincial debt would be much higher.

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UCP appoint oil and gas executive to oversee electricity operator

Yesterday, Sonya Savage, the Alberta minister of energy, announced a new chair for the Alberta Electric System Operator.

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Jason Kenney announces cabinet shuffle, as well as staff promotion

The Alberta premier announced 3 cabinet changes. Plus, there was a bonus announcement of a promotion for a public servant.

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How the UCP could lose the 2023 provincial election

Some people are convinced that the UCP are guaranteed a win in 2023. Me? I’m not sold on that idea just yet.

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Liberals to send $2.7 million to Alberta for government food processing facility

Last week, the federal government announced that they’d be sending nearly $2.7 million to Alberta for the Food Processing Development Centre.

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UCP providing short-term funding for first responder post-traumatic stress

Earlier this week, the provincial government announced that it’d be spending $4.5 million on mental health funding for first responders.

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Why labour parties can’t get elected in Canada

I wonder if the whole Anyone But Conservatives hurts labour in the long run.

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Alberta to explore nuclear energy development

Last week, the Government of Alberta announced that they’ll be entering a memorandum with 3 other provinces to explore nuclear energy. Those provinces—New Brunswick, Ontario, and Saskatchewan—entered an MOU this past December to explore nuclear energy. This update will functionally bring Alberta into the mix. In November 2018, the Trudeau government outlined recommendations for collaboration […]

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Responding to the economic myths of Alberta’s trade minister

Tanya Fir released a statement last week regarding the jobs update from StatsCan. Given that she left out some information, I thought I’d take the liberty to respond.