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Alberta saw mediocre rise in manufacturing sales

Earlier this month, Rob Roach, an economist with ATB Economics, posted the following tweet: Doug Schweitzer, Alberta’s economy minister, was pretty happy to see the tweet and even retweeted it. He wasn’t the only one though. His own press secretary did, too, as did the press secretary for the health minister, the press secretary for […]

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AB crude oil levels grew faster under NDP than UCP

Even though total production has been higher under the UCP, the pace at which it has grown has slowed.

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10K+ public sector workers lost their jobs in AB since Apr 2021

Alberta still has the highest unemployment rate outside of Atlantic Canada.

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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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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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Alberta lost over 300 physician registrations since Dec

2022 had the second worst year-over-year first quarter performance of the last 6 years.

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Lethbridge 1st quarter EMS drug responses hits new record

Lethbridge EMS responded to the highest number of drug-related events during the 1st quarter of 2022 than in any other 1st quarter over the last 5 years.

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Alberta has 3rd highest jobless rate in Canada

Alberta was the only province west of Atlantic Canada with unemployment still over 6%.

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AHS announced 13 ER closures in March

One of the communities lost its emergency department for nearly 200 hours.

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Alberta reduces emissions benchmark by 10 kg

Meanwhile, the oil sands operations produce over 70 megatonnes of emissions every year.