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UCP appoints former Conservative MP to Olds College board of governors

Two people were recently appointed to the Olds College board of directors, including a former cabinet minister under Stephen Harper.

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Countering the racist tweets of Lethbridge’s crisis negotiator

Mike Reeder is a sergeant with the Lethbridge Police Service. He’s been with the LPS for 32 years. In his spare time, he occasionally retweets racist stuff.

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Ethics commissioner’s spouse and his partners donated $78K to UCP and PCs

But just like she found no conflict of interest with Doug Schweitzer, there’s probably no conflict here either. Right?

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AHS document surfaces on how to apprehend & detain COVID-19 patients

An anonymous source forwarded a document to me that indicated Alberta Health Services can detain people they think might have COVID-19 but who refuse to get tested.

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Alberta plans to spend $18 million to set up new Invest Alberta Corporation

If passed, a new bill would allow the provincial government to create a new corporation, which it plans to spend $6M a year to operate.

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Public hearing participation deadline announced for mountain-top coal mine

Last week, the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada announced that a public hearing will be held later this year regarding the Grassy Mountain Coal Project.

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UCP guts Alberta Child Benefit by $100 million a year

If the UCP government is spending nearly $100M less on the child benefit, it shouldn’t be that surprising that working families are going to get less.

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Lethbridge City Council appoints SCS critics to board overseeing affordable housing

On 28 October 2019, Lethbridge City Council appointed the following 3 people to the Lethbridge Housing Authority.

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University of Lethbridge loses over $20.5 million in provincial funding

The University of Lethbridge recently released their 2020–2021 budget, and, well, it’s not good news. To start with, the province has significantly reduced operating funding for the university by the following amounts for this new budget year: $6,317,734 less in the operating grant $365,000 less in student mental health support funding Elimination of targeted enrolment, […]

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Trudeau picks Liberal supporter as Alberta’s new lieutenant governor

At the end of June, Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, announced the appointment of Salma Lakhani as Alberta’s newest lieutenant governor.