The Alberta government released their April 2020 job numbers yesterday, and—unsurprisingly—they don’t look good. Last month, Alberta lost over 243,800 jobs: 61,300 part-time jobs and 182,500 full-time jobs. This set a new record, beating out the previous record of 117,100 jobs, which was set just the month before.
Last week, Alberta’s lieutenant governor approved a recommendation from Doug Schweitzer, minister of justice and solicitor general, to appoint Byron Nelson to a 3-year term on the Fatality Review Board.
Earlier this week, the lieutenant governor approved a request from Travis Toews, minister of finance to appoint 3 people to the board of directors of ATB Financial.
Last week, someone reached out to me over email. They claim that they work in the supply management side of Alberta Health Services and wanted to share some of what’s happening behind the scene. The first thing this AHS employee wanted me to know was that their department is trying to do what they can […]
Earlier this week, the Government of Alberta announced 4 individuals as the newest members of the board of governors for Lakeland College in Vermilion, including a former finance minister.
Last week, the provincial government announced a new helpline parents can use to find answers to questions they have about at-home learning.
The Government of Alberta announced the Student Transportation Task Force, which Lethbridge–East MLA Nathan Neudorf will chair. On the surface, it actually seems pretty benign.
Ensuring that companies can still cut up animals is more important than acknowledging the more than 1,500 meat packing workers affected by COVID-19.
A recent article mentioned a union letter addressed to the head of Cargill, I wondered if a copy was online, and if it mentioned the head of the plant by name.
While researching for an upcoming story, I noticed MLA Drew Barnes claimed as assets, loans to 5 companies. Then I realized they were his own companies.