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It’s been 2 years since the Lethbridge SCS closed. Are things better?

New data for the two years since the SCS closed was shut down due to cancelled government funding shows a relationship between SCS usage in Lethbridge and the number of drug deaths seen in Lethbridge.

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AB university grads least likely to have a job

Compared to the other 9 provinces in Canada, Alberta saw the smallest increase in the number of university-educated workers employed in the province, since the UCP gained power.

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AB physician registration growth slowed under UCP

While the UCP have been in power, the number of registered physicians in the province has increased by 8.44%. Under the NDP, it increased 16.52%.

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More Edmonton Starbucks workers try to unionize

This marks 6 locations that USW has either unionized or is trying to unionize in Alberta.

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Lethbridge EMS drug responses highest 4th quarter on record

Lethbridge EMS responded to the highest number of drug-related events during December 2022 than in any other December over the last 5 years.

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Canadian workers missing more work because of illness

The number of hours Canadian missed due to illness or injury last year was the highest in at least a decade.

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The UCP’s postsecondary shell game in Grande Prairie

The UCP recently announced $342,000 in funding for Northwestern Polytechnic. But that’s after cutting their grant funding by millions of dollars since taking power.

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Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs were paid $1.4B in 2021

Alberta saw 13 CEOs make the top 100 list, compared to just 11 in 2020. And most of them were in the energy sector.

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Correcting AB’s jobs minister on Dec’s job numbers

Brian Jean recently touted how amazing Alberta’s labour market, but he left out a few details, making things seem much rosier than they actually are.

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10 Alberta hospitals lost ER service in December

One of the communities lost its emergency department for over 250 hours.