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Teamsters want to unionize workers at trucking company

The union is trying to organize all the workers at the Edmonton-based company.

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Transcript: Frances Widdowson lecture at U of L

Frances Widdowson, who became a free speech advocate after being fired from Mount Royal University in 2022, spoke at the University of Lethbridge recently.

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How many oil & gas jobs have the UCP created?

It’s been nearly 4 years since the UCP got a kick at the can. How many new jobs have been created in an industry that’s seeing record oil production?

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Filling in the gaps from AB’s energy minister update

Alberta’s new energy minister had a lot of positive things to say about Alberta’s oil and gas sector. But what about everything he left out?

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AB paid out $20M to current & former MLAs in 2021–22

This is about $93,000 less than the previous year.

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AB had 2nd worst payroll employee growth under UCP

PEI grew their workforce 4.5 times faster than Alberta, despite having a corporate income tax rate that’s double of what Alberta has.

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Lethbridge has fewer doctors now than when the NDP were in power

Lethbridge doctors are responsible for 77 more people than they were 3 years ago.

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Did Alberta really lose 180,000 jobs under Rachel Notley?

Kim Siever investigates this claim that the UCP keep making.

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CUPE trying to unionize 45 care workers

The owner tried to get rid of the unionized workers when they contracted out to a third party, but the tables may have turned.

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UCP awards surgery contracts to party donor after years of lobbying

Prior to these contracts, all publicly-funded orthopedic surgeries occurred in AHS facilities.