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Alberta private sector more unionized under NDP than UCP

Under the UCP, however, the public sector became more unionized at a faster rate.

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8 rural Alberta communities lost ER service in April

A 9th community had its obstetrics department closed until May.

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UCP to cut seniors services by $50M if reelected

The UCP plan to, assuming they get reelected next year, cut funding for seniors services by nearly $50 million by 2025, including cuts they have already implemented.

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Lethbridge doctors at lowest level in 4 years

During the first quarter of 2022, Lethbridge saw its only year-over-year first quarter loss since at least 2016.

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Lethbridge has most trans & non-binary people in AB

Demographic data from the 2021 census shows that Lethbridge has a higher percentage of trans and non-binary people among the 4 largest cities in Alberta.

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AB saw smallest growth in capital investment

in January 2022, Alberta saw the smallest increase in capital investments, relative to how much they received the previous year, of all the Canadian provinces.

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UCP cut municipal facility funding by over $40 million

The Alberta government claims they’re increasing funding by $15 million for a community grant programme, but they forgot to mention that they’d been underfunding the programm for the last 3 years.

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Canadian grocery stores see massive profits

Two of the largest grocery corporations in Canada reported huge profits in 2021, as inflation crept upwards.

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Clearing up Doug Schweitzer’s cherry picked economic data

Alberta’s economy minister recently painted a rosy picture of the province’s economy, but he left out a few details.

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Alberta losing its wage advantage under UCP

For years, Alberta has been known for having the highest wages in Canada. Under the UCP, however, Alberta has been on track to lose that status.