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AHS reported COVID-19 outbreaks at 14 Alberta hospitals

Over the past 3 weeks, Alberta Health Services has declared COVID-19 outbreaks at hospitals in all 5 of the provinces health zones.

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Alberta oil exports increased 8% last year

Despite UCP politicians insisting that Justin Trudeau is preventing Alberta from exporting oil, the amount of crude oil leaving the province last year surpassed the previous two years.

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Calgary retirement workers among lowest paid in Alberta

Nursing care and GSS workers and Walden House are among the lowest paid workers at AgeCare, and the employer refuses to change that.

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Alberta workers least likely to be unionized

New data from Statistics Canada shows that Alberta has the worst union coverage of all the provinces in the country.

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Lethbridge EMS drug responses highest level since Feb

Lethbridge EMS responded to the second lowest number of drug-related events during August 2022 than in any other August over the last 5 years, but the number of drug responses have increased in each of the last three months.

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Work stoppages worsen under UCP

While the number of work stoppages under the UCP’s first 3 years in power has been the same under the NDP’s entire term, the number of workers affected and days missed has skyrocketed.

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Alberta sees largest loss in active businesses

Between May 2019—two months before the Job Creation Tax Cut came into effect—and May 2022, Alberta has seen the largest loss in the number of active businesses of all the provinces in Canada.

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Western Canada service rig drivers no longer need daily logs

After 2 years of lobbying from the Alberta and Saskatchewan governments, Transport Canada has finally conceded to exempting service rig convoy drivers from keeping daily logs.

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Corporate profits outpaced worker wages in Canada

Between 2012 and 2022, corporate profits in Canada have increased at nearly twice the rate that worker wages have.

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11 Alberta communities lost ER service in August

One other community had lost ambulatory care, a second lost urgent care centre services, and a third lost obstetrical care.