The party expects the changes will help 11,600 households. Meanwhile, 500,000 people have unaffordable rent prices.
Capitalists don’t care that for many people, wages aren’t high enough to sustain a decent lifestyle, one where you don’t have to worry about how you’ll pay your bills or where you next meal will come from. They don’t care that low wages reduces purchasing power of consumers. They don’t care that raising wages would […]
This is the lowest Alberta’s unemployment rate has been during the pandemic. But it’s still significantly higher since before the pandemic.
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.
Alberta gained 21,000 jobs last month, but we have over 100,000 jobs still sitting unfilled since the pandemic began.
Because the 2,000 construction jobs lost through the cancellation of Keystone XL pale to the number lost since 2015.
Most of them were in oil and gas.
November and December were the only months since May when Alberta saw losses in full-time jobs, a combined 95,300.
That’s despite a promise by Jason Kenney in 2019 for no changes to the current personal income tax system.
Employees and employer will pay up to $268.45 more in 2021 than they did in 2020, and self-employed workers will pay up to $536.90 more.