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Alberta announces $1.7M for post-secondary students with disabilities

And that’s after gutting post-secondary education by half a billion over the last 2 years.

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UCP budget predicts $125 billion debt by next election

The UCP’s goal to have a $714 million surplus by 2023 seems to be drifting further and further away.

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UCP govt to cut postsecondary spending by $1.5 billion

That number increases to more than $3.5 billion if you factor in inflation and population growth.

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Alberta’s new $10/day childcare programme excludes some families

While $10 a day is better than what have now, there are a bunch of caveats.

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UCP government promises support for artists after slashing arts spending

Every year the UCP has been in power, they’ve cut arts-related operating expenses by $4M, on average.

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University of Lethbridge collective bargaining moves to mediation

After 15 sessions of bargaining with the faculty association, the U of L board of governors has filed for mediation.

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Did the NDP corporate tax increase force companies to leave Alberta?

I looked at head office data for Alberta during 2012 and 2019 and compared it to other provinces.

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Alberta officially has $100 billion in debt

The UCP have borrowed nearly $16 billion a year since being in power, 38% more than the NDP borrowed.

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Alberta’s oil & gas sector generated -$212M in corporate tax revenue last year

Yep. You read that right. Negative $212 million.

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UCP government to borrow private funds to build 5 new high schools

The province has paid out more than $1.8 billion in P3 debt to private contractors over the last 10 years. And that amount is about to go up.