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Alberta borrowed over $1.5B in first half of 2022

The UCP have borrowed about $12 billion a year since being in power, which was pretty much on par with the NDP.

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Did the UCP use the pandemic to cut income support funding?

Alberta is spending hundreds of millions of dollars less on income support than originally budgeted. And that all changed with the pandemic.

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UCP health spending not keeping up with inflation

And underspending while costs increase is essentially a funding cut.

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Alberta spending $200M less on home care

A recent increase to home care funding announced by the UCP isn’t even enough cover increases to inflation.

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Lethbridge saw record drug deaths in 1st quarter of 2022

Lethbridge drug-related deaths have surpassed the 100 mark since the SCS was shut down due to government defunding.

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AHS refuses to back down on huge wage rollbacks

In an email sent out last week, HSAA negotiators said that they’re moving to mediation after months of AHS refusing to change their position on massive wage rollbacks.

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Lethbridge saw record drug deaths in 2021

And having one more year of data continues to confirm that as SCS usage drops, deaths increase.

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AHS wants to cut social worker wages by 10.9%

Alberta Health Services is calling for rollbacks for 12 classifications of HSAA workers, at an average of -5.36%

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New UCP budget scales back AISH increases

Last month, the UCP government released their latest budget, which saw less allocated to AISH than originally planned. As in, tens of millions of dollars.

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UCP increases K–12 funding, after 3 years of cuts

The UCP government released their latest budget, and it’s not good news for K–12 schools.